How to share your location on 'Google Maps' Android app with others?

  • Posted on: 25 December 2015
  • By: sasi

With the Google Maps app on Android, you can not only find routes but also share your location with your friends. This will help them reach your location easily.

  • Open 'Google maps' app
  • Touch the target icon target icon google maps
  • google maps blue dot location
                             (i)

  • This will center the map with your current location marked as a blue dot. Touch the blue dot.
  • are you at google maps locationgoogle maps address card
                          (ii)                                                  (iii)

  • Touching the blue dot opens an address card at the bottom of the screen (see image iii). Sometimes if Google maps is unable to get your exact address, it will show you a few addresses around your location (see image ii). Select your address to get the address card.
  • save or share google maps
                 (iv)

  • Tap the address card to get the 'Share' option.
  • share google maps location
                 (v)

  • Now tap the 'Share' button. Choose a service to share. For example, if Gmail is chosen a new message with the location url is created as shown below.
  • share google maps location on gmail