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Women safety has always been a big concern in our country. With the crime rate increasing at an alarming pace, safety for women and kids is at alarming situation. From cases of molestation, kidnapping to sexual abuse and rapes, the list continues to grow with the number of cases increasing, every passing day.

No doubt, the government has taken several steps to reduce crimes cases surrounding women and they are continually working to increase women safety, but no government can give 24×7 protection/ surveillance to every citizen and considering huge population of India every steps looks tiny.

It is our first responsibility to take care ourselves our dear ones and technology has given immense power to people by allowing everything within the reach of their hand. Connecting with people is just a click away bringing the other person near to you, virtually. Your peers can reach out to you easily from anywhere around the world.

There are many apps available in app store  to help us, even Google map has a inbuilt function which can be used to send our live location to people who concerns about our safety

Learn how to Share your real-time location with others on Google Map, You can choose who can see where you are and for how long.

On your computer, you can see locations that people share with you, but you can’t share yours. To share your location, you need a mobile device.

On your android mobile, Track Your Dear Ones Using Google Map Live Location

you can see If they have a Google Account

  1. If you haven’t already, add their Gmail address to your Google Contacts.
  2. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps and sign in.
  3. Tap Menu Menu and then Location sharing and then Add People Add people.
  4. Choose how long you want to share your location.
  5. Tap Select People.
    • If you’re asked about your contacts, give Google Maps access.
  6. Choose who you want to share with.
  7. Tap Share.

If they don’t have a Google Account

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps and sign in.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Location sharing and then Add People Add people.
  3. Tap More More and then Copy to clipboard. People with this link can see your location for as long as you choose, up to 72 hours.

Share using another app

You can also share through messaging apps. Tap More More and then select an app.

Stop sharing

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Location sharing.
  3. Next to the person with whom you want to stop sharing, tap Remove Remove.

Share your E.T.A

After you start your drive, you can share your destination, estimated arrival time, and where you are on the route.

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Set a driving destination.
  3. After you start navigation, tap More Up arrow and then Share trip progress.
  4. Choose a person from the list.
  5. Tap Share.
  6. Location Sharing will stop when you reach your destination or stop navigating.
  • To stop sharing before you arrive, tap More Up arrow and then Stop sharing.

See where someone is

If someone shares their location with you, you can see them on the map.

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then ​Location sharing.
  3. Choose someone.
  • To see an updated location, tap on a friend’s icon and then More More and then Refresh.

Stop seeing someone’s location

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. On the map, tap their icon.
  3. At the bottom, tap More Up arrow.
  4. To temporarily hide someone, tap Hide from map. You can stop hiding them at any time.

Note: You can stop someone’s location from ever appearing on your map. Learn how to block another person’s account.

Stop hiding someone

  1. Tap Menu Menu and then ​Location sharing and then More More.
  2. Tap Hidden from map and then More More and then Show on map.

 

On your iPhone and iPad, Track Your Dear Ones Using Google Map Live Location

If they have a Google Account

  1. If you haven’t already, add their Gmail address to your Google Contacts.
  2. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps and sign in.
  3. Tap the Menu Menu and then Location sharing and then Add People Add people.
  4. Choose how long you want to share your location.
  5. Tap Select People.
  6. If you’re asked about your contacts, give Google Maps access.
  7. Choose a person.
  8. Tap Share. The person you chose will see that you shared your location with them.

Note: The first time you share your location, you’ll be asked to turn on Location History.

If they don’t have a Google Account

To send your location to someone who doesn’t have a Google Account, share your location with a link.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps and sign in.
  2. Tap the Menu Menu and then Location sharing and then Add People Add people.
  3. Tap Message to send via iMessage, or More More and then select a different app. People with this link will see your real-time location for as long as you choose, up to 72 hours.

 Stop sharing

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap the Menu Menu and then Location sharing.
  3. Turn off the switch next to the person with whom you want to stop sharing.

See where someone is

If someone shares their location with you, you can see them on the map.

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap the Menu Menu and then Location sharing.
  3. Choose someone.
  4. To see an updated location, tap on a friend’s icon and then More More and then Refresh.

Stop seeing someone’s location

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. On the map, tap their icon.
  3. At the bottom, tap More More.
  4. To temporarily hide someone, tap Hide from map. You can stop hiding them at any time.

Note: You can stop someone’s location from ever appearing on your map. Learn how to block another person’s account.

Stop hiding someone

  1. Tap the Menu Menu and then Location sharing and then More More.
  2. Tap Hidden from map and then More More and then Show on map.

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