To share your location on Google Maps, follow these steps:

Using Google Maps App:

  1. Open Google Maps:
    • Open the Google Maps app on your mobile device. Make sure you are signed in to your Google account.
  2. Find Your Location:
    • Tap on the blue dot that represents your current location. This will open the information card at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Share Your Location:
    • In the information card, tap on the “Share your location” option.
  4. Choose Duration and Recipient:
    • Select how long you want to share your location for (e.g., 15 minutes, 1 hour, or until you turn it off).
    • Choose the contact with whom you want to share your location. You can select a contact from your list or share via a messaging app.
  5. Send the Invitation:
    • Tap on the “Send” or “Share” button to send the location-sharing invitation.

Using Google Maps Web:

  1. Open Google Maps in a Browser:
    • Visit the Google Maps website and ensure you are signed in to your Google account.
  2. Find Your Location:
    • Click on the blue dot that represents your current location.
  3. Share Your Location:
    • In the pop-up window, click on the “Share your location” option.
  4. Choose Duration and Recipient:
    • Similar to the app, select the duration and the contact with whom you want to share your location.
  5. Send the Invitation:
    • Click on the “Share” or “Send” button to send the location-sharing invitation.

The recipient will receive a link that opens in Google Maps, showing your real-time location for the specified duration. They can view it on their device, and you have the option to stop sharing your location at any time.

Please note that the exact steps might vary slightly depending on the version of the Google Maps app and updates to the service.

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