Whatsapp has enabled a new option that will allow users to share their live locations in real time with friends and family. This features will be rolled out soon. You will now be able to share your live location via Whatsapp.

This indeed is a excellent features, cause many a times it so happens that you are waiting for someone, and keep chatting on whatsapps to know the location of that person. And now with this new share your live location you will be able to share your location in real time, the people you share your location with, will automatically get the updates in real time.

How to Share your Live Location on Whatsapp

This Share your live location feature has been added within the location share option. Just open the chat (with person / group) and then select attachment, choose location and there you will find a new option called Share Live Location. In case you do not see that option wait for the update, it could take time days / weeks.

Whatsapp location sharing in real time

If you see the share live location option tap it and you will be able to share location for 15 minutes, 1 hour and 8 hours, you can choose any of these. After this the person will get the location map  and it will update automatically (live).

At any point you can stop sharing your location or it will automatically stop after the timer (15 minutes, 1 hour, 8 hours) expires. Indeed a very good option, if you have seen this in Whatsapp / used it, let us know.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor - gogi.in