How to find someone’s location on iPhone free

How to find someone’s location on iPhone free. Locating and tracking the location of other people’s iPhones is really useful in cases of managing children, even in the case of finding lost iPhones, etc. In this article, Ngolongtech will show you how to locate someone else’s iPhone under what conditions and how to do it.

How to find someone's location on iPhone free
How to find someone’s location on iPhone free

Use the Messages app to see someone’s location

Another convenient way to check the cell phone location of other iPhone users is to use the Messages app.

Again ask the other person:

1. Open the ‘ Messages ‘ app .

2. Open or create an iMessage conversation with you.

3. Tap your portrait or name icon at the top of the screen.

4. Click ” Start Relocation” .

5. Choose a duration: ‘Share for an hour’ , ‘Share until the end of the day ‘ or ‘Share indefinitely ‘.

Use the Messages app

Users can also share their current location by clicking “Send my current location” scroll 4 .

On your iPhone, you can tap the time-sensitive notification “Find Me” and follow the instructions in the section above to see a person’s location.

1. Open the ” Messages ” app and tap the other person’s iMessage conversation.

2. Tap the person’s name at the top of the screen.

3. See the person’s iPhone location on the mini map.

You can also:

  • Tap “Share your location” to share your location with others.
  • Tap the minimap to enlarge it.
  • Navigate to ” Routes to get directions to a person’s location using Apple Maps.

Use Apple Maps to see someone’s location

You can also check the location of a family member or friend by asking them to share their current location as a link to Apple Maps.

A man must:

1. Open the Apple Maps app.

2. Pull up the handle at the bottom of the screen and click ‘Share location‘.

3. Share the location as a link via text message or email using an app like ‘Messages‘, ‘Mail‘ or ‘WhatsApp‘.

On iPhone, you can:

Tap a link to see someone else’s location in Apple Maps.

You can also:

  • Go to ” Routes ” if you want to get directions to that person’s location.
  • select Добавить в избранное to add the location to your favorites list.

See a person’s location in a family group

If a family member has an iPhone and is part of a family group, simply ask them to:

1. Open the ‘Settings‘ app .

2. Tap on apple ID > ‘Found‘.

3. Tap your name in the Family section.

4. Click “Share your location”.

On iPhone, you can:

Tap the time-sensitive Find My notification and follow the steps in the sections above to see a family member’s location in the Find Me & Messages app.

Use Google Maps to see someone’s location.

If the other person is using an Android device, they can use the built-in Google Maps app to share their location with you. Just don’t forget to install Google Maps via App Store to your iPhone and sign in with your google account. The following method also works between Apple devices and may be useful in areas with poor Apple Maps coverage.

First, ask the other person:

1. Open Google maps .

2. Tap their profile picture and select Share Location .

3. Click “Share Location” or “New Share” .

Use Google Maps
Use Google Maps

4. Specify how long they want to share their location.

5. Select a means of transferring location, such as text message or email.

6. Click submit .

Then on your iPhone:

Tap a link in a text message or email to see the person’s location on Google Maps. Or open Google maps and tap the person’s name on the map.

You can then:

Tap “Share location with [person’s name]” to share your location with others.

Tap ” Routes” to get directions to the other person.

Use WhatsApp to see someone’s location on iPhone

You can also use WhatsApp to see someone’s location (a popular third-party messaging app among Android users). Before you start install WhatsApp on your iPhone and set it up with your phone number.

Then ask the other person:

1. Open WhatsApp and select or create a chat thread with you.

2. Touch the investments icon and select Place .

3. Click Share current location . One can also send current location just by clicking ‘ Send current location ‘.

4. Choose the duration – 15 minutes , 1 hour or 8 hours .

5. Touch the To send icon .

On iPhone, you can:

1. Open WhatsApp .

2. Open a chat thread with that person.

3. Click “View Current Location” to start tracking your location.

Locate someone else’s iPhone with Android’s most used applications

We would like to introduce to you the 4 most used applications to help share location between iOS and Android devices today:

  • Life360 – Family Locator: Life360 is an application that uses GPS tracking technology which is used to share the location of Android and iPhone users without any hassle. Besides family, you can also create different circles of friends and maintain your privacy at the same time. 
  • Glympse : Glympse provides one of the best ways to share location between iPhone and Android on a real-time basis. It works on multiple platforms, including all major iOS and Android versions. Using the app, you can keep track of your family members, employees, friends, and stay in touch with them instantly. 
  • Google+: If you and your family members already have the Google+ app installed on their devices, then they can easily do iOS and Android location sharing
  • Find My Friends: Find My Friends is an app that can help you stay in touch with your friends instantly. (Note that you should not confuse the Find My Friends app with the iOS-exclusive Find My Friends service.) This application is based on Google Maps and tracks connected devices on a real-time basis.

Note – How to find someone’s location on iPhone free

  • It is against the law to spy on others. Therefore, you should only use the iPhone location feature of other people to control your children (underage), control the absent-minded elderly, etc.
  • We are not responsible for and have no relation to the intended use of the reader.

Wishing you success!

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