How to use Google Maps to help someone find you
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Google Maps is great for helping you find your way or even helping you find your car but the app can also help other people find you.
Maps has an easily overlooked feature for sharing your real-time whereabouts with someone so they can see exactly where you are, even if youre moving, and then navigate to your location. You can use the same feature to let a trusted person keep tabs on your travel progress to a particular place and know precisely when youre set to arrive.
The best part? Its all incredibly simple to do. The trick is knowing where to look.
Share your real-time location
When you want someone to be able to track your location: