How To Share Location On Imessage

If you’re an iPhone user, you probably already know that iMessage is one of the most popular messaging apps out there. It’s quick, easy, and convenient to use. One handy feature of iMessage is the ability to share your location with others. In this article, we’ll show you how to share location on iMessage step-by-step.

Step 1: Open iMessage App

To start, open the iMessage app on your iPhone. You can do this by tapping on the Messages icon on your home screen.

Step 2: Select a Conversation

Next, select the conversation you want to share your location with. It can be an individual or a group conversation.

Step 3: Tap on the “i” Icon

Once you’ve selected the conversation, tap on the “i” icon located in the upper-right corner of the screen.

Step 4: Tap on “Send My Current Location”

Scroll down until you see the option to “Send My Current Location”. Tap on it.

Step 5: Choose How Long to Share Your Location For

You’ll now be prompted to choose how long you want to share your location for. You can choose between “Share for One Hour” or “Share Until End of Day”. Select the option that works best for you.

Step 6: Confirm Your Choice

After you’ve selected how long you want to share your location for, you’ll be asked to confirm your choice. Tap on “Send” to confirm.

Step 7: Wait for the Location to be Sent

Your location will now be sent to the conversation you selected. Depending on your internet connection, it may take a few moments for the location to be sent.

Step 8: View the Location

Once the location has been sent, the recipients in the conversation will be able to view it by tapping on the map thumbnail that appears in the conversation.

Step 9: Stop Sharing Your Location

If you want to stop sharing your location before the time you selected is up, you can do so by tapping on the “i” icon in the conversation and selecting “Stop Sharing My Location”.


Q: Can I share my location with someone who doesn’t have an iPhone?


No, this feature is only available for iPhone users.

Q: Can I share my location with someone who isn’t in my contacts?


Yes, you can share your location with anyone as long as you have their phone number or email address.

Q: Will iMessage continue to share my location after the time I selected is up?


No, iMessage will automatically stop sharing your location once the time you selected is up.

Q: Can I share my location in real-time with someone?


Yes, you can use the “Share My Location” feature in iMessage to share your location in real-time with someone.


Now you know how to share location on iMessage! Whether you’re trying to meet up with friends, keep track of family members, or just want to let someone know where you are, this feature is a handy tool to have in your messaging arsenal. Just remember to be mindful of your privacy and only share your location with people you trust.