Well, you may think weather it is possible to share location on WhatsApp? Also. you may looking for how to send fake location on WhatsApp in android or iPhone. Here in this article, we will share the method to share location, fake location and also how to figure out if someone has sent you a fake location in WhatsApp. You may face a situation where you have to share a fake location on WhatsApp and save your life.
How to Send Fake Location on WhatsApp?
Procedure for sending a location or a fake location is more or less the same in Android and iPhone with minor differences. Now let’s see how can you do it in both Android and iPhone:
How to send Fake Location on WhatsApp in iPhone
In order to share location on WhatsApp in iPhone, you need to switch on your GPS location services.
To switch on your GPS location services: go to Settings >> Under Settings select Privacy >> and then go on to select Location Services >> and Toggle the button to On. Make sure WhatsApp is allowed to access your GPS location.
Once your location services are On:
- Go to WhatsApp.
- Select the chat of contact with whom you want to share the location or fake location with.
- Once you are inside the chat, tap on bottom left button (Arrow inside a circle). This is the same button with which you share the photo from the Camera roll.
- Select Share location from the options available.
- Refer to the screenshot below.
Now if you want to share the original location just tap on “Send Your Location” appearing on the screen.
To share fake location on WhatsApp:
- Type in the Location in the search box at the top of the screen
- Tap search
- Then go on selecting the location which the search results show.
Now you have successfully sent fake location to the selected contact on WhatsApp in iPhone after following the above process.
How to Send Fake Location on WhatsApp in Android
The procedure remains the same as iPhone to share location or fake location on WhatsApp in Android. The difference being, use the button on the top right (attachment symbol) to send location. And if you want to send fake location you should use the search option.
Note: “Location Services” must be on.
How to Figure Out If Someone Has Sent You a Fake Location?
Surely most of the people don’t know about this WhatsApp trick to figure out if someone has shared a fake location. If someone has shared a fake location, the location will come with the address text and red pin dropped on left hand side. But if someone shared his/her original location then the location will come with only a dropped red pin and no text. It is as shown in the picture below:
The Bottom Line
We hope that the article helped you in knowing how to send fake location on WhatsApp in iPhone and Android and also sharing location. Did you like the trick to figure out if someone has sent you a fake location on WhatsApp? Most importantly let us know how many friends you caught when they were sending fake location.
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