How to share location on iMessage on iOS 8

By | October 11, 2014
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If you are suppose to share your current location to your family members or friends. Before iOS 8 was released there is only one way to share the location through maps application which does not give you constant information. Here in iOS 8 you can share the specific location information as well as continuous location location data with any one else who are using iMessage. Here in this article lets us discuss about two ways



  • How to share only your current location via iMessage
  • How to share your location over a period of time through iMessage.

How to share only your current location via iMessage

  • Initially open the Settings on your iPhone or iPad which runs on iOS 8.
  • Now tap on the message thread which you would like to share your location.
  • It can be share with an individual person or Group as long as every one is using iMessage.
  • Now tap on the details of upper right corner.
  • In the details tap on send my Current location.
  • Your iPhone or iPad instantly locate you and share your location.
  • That’s it

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How to share your location over a period of time through iMessage

  • Initially open the settings of the your iPhone or iPad which runs on iOS 8.
  • Now tap on the message thread which you would like to share your location.
  • It can be share to any to individual person or Group and they have to use iMessage.
  • Tap on the details of upper right hand corner.
  • under the details tap on share my location.
  • Make your selection concerning how long you would like to share your location.
  • That’s it.

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The other person who receives the location simply follow the directions and tap where it says stop sharing my location.