Various Google apps have made our lives easy. With the help of Google Play Store, we can download our favourite apps in our mobile phones and on the other hand, Google Maps has made it easy for all of us to reach our destination on time. Google Maps is a revolution in this era, as it has made our life easy and stress-free. In 2017, Google has launched a feature called “Google Latitude” that can be used to track anyone via Google Maps. The feature is available on both iPhone and Android app.
Google Latitude operates with global positioning system devices in mobile phones or can be adjusted by Latitude users manually. If you are invited to join the community of people who can follow an individual on Latitude, signing into the Latitude would provide you with the live location of a person. You may require the Google Latitude user’s permission, and you can monitor him or her on the site.
Tracking Your Friends Using Google Maps
You can share or track the live location of your friend on Google Map easily. This feature is useful, if your friend is outside during the night, you can track his/her real-time location through Google Map. Follow the steps to track your friends using Google Maps-
1. First, turn on the “Google Map” app on your phone.
2. Now tap on the three lines in the left top corner.
3. You’ll see the option “Share Location,” Just click on it
4. Now click on the “Get Started” option
5. You’ll get the option on the screen to share your real-time location
6. Now tap “Select People” option and choose the name of the person from your contact list with whom you want to share the location.
7. Your friend will get a notification with a link to track you using Google Maps.
This way, you and your friend can track each other’s real-time location using Google Maps. You have entire control on sharing your location with an individual. There are a lot of other benefits of using Google Maps.
1. Geographical information
You can easily find the roadways, location of cities and towns, geographical features, places to hangout, satellite images, museums, airports, etc. on Google Map. There is a plethora of geographical information on Google Maps.
2. Saves time
While driving, you can use the Google Map to find the best ways to reach your location on time. You’ll get the view of streets or roads that have high traffic, mild traffic or no traffic. It shows you the best way to reach your location on time. If you are at a location where you’ve never been to before, you can easily reach your destination without any problem.
3. Efficient and user-friendly
Google Maps is extremely user-friendly. You can use it on a single click and get the work done. You can use it 24×7 on your mobile device at no cost. If you have a car travelling business, then you can use it for your business purpose also.