Tracking someone’s location can be really convenient if you’re trying to reach them but aren’t sure of the directions. You can ask them to simply share their location on Google Maps, which you can then follow. Using this feature you can also keep a tab on your kids’ whereabouts, just to ensure greater safety. It’s now possible to find someone’s location on Google Maps by phone number with no installation required. This approach enables anonymous tracking and fast geolocation results. You cannot track someone without their consent. In order to gain access to someone’s location, they would have to share their location with you. In this article, we show you how to track someone using their phone number on Google Maps.
Share location on Google Maps
Following these steps, you will be able to share your location with your phone contacts. If you want to track someone’s location, have them follow these steps and send their map location to you.
Step 1: Go to Google Maps and tap on your profile picture at the top right corner.
Step 2: Select ‘Location Sharing’.
Step 3: Select ‘Share Location’.
Step 4: You can share your location for a certain period of time or until you turn the tracker off. Select the contact you want to share your location with.
Your location will be shared with the contact. If you want to track someone, have them share their location with you, and you will be able to track them on Google Maps.
This is how you can track someone using their phone number on Google Maps. You can also use WhatsApp to share your location with a contact. Simply tap the Attachments icon on the message box and select location.
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