How can you tell if someone is sharing your location?
When someone shares their location with you, you can find them on your map.
- On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app .
- Tap your profile picture or initial. Location sharing.
- Tap the profile of the person you want to find. To update the person’s location: Tap on a friend’s icon More. Refresh.
What do the symbols mean on Find My iPhone map?
To determine the status of your device, look for the circular icon next to its name on icloud.com/find or the Find my iPhone app. A blue dot labels the device you’re currently using. A green dot indicates your lost device is turned on. And grey means your device is offline, and some features aren’t available.
Does find my friends use GPS?
Find My Friends was announced at Apple’s annual hardware event in October 2011, presented by then-SVP of iOS software Scott Forstall. The technology that formed the basis of Find My Friends—GPS—was championed by men.
Why does my location icon show up?
It’s probably being used by an app that has background permission to your location settings, this might be your launcher or weather app. Long press the location icon in the drop down menu, that’ll show you which app has been using your location.
Does find my friends show last location?
There is one additional catch here, however: the Find My Friends app on the receiving end will remember and display a user’s last reported location for up to two hours. Once it’s been more than two hours since the last location update, the app will simply go back to showing “Location Not Available.”
Does Find My Friends show last location?
Why do I have a location icon on my phone?
On Nexus / Pixel devices this icon should only appear when an application is requesting location information from your device. With other brands of Android phones the location icon sometimes has a slightly different meaning in the sense that it might indicate that location services are simply on.
How do I find out which app is using my location?
Learn how an app can use your phone’s location
- On your phone’s home screen, find the app icon.
- Touch and hold the app icon.
- Tap App info .
- Tap Permissions More. All permissions.
- Under “Location,” you can find the type of location the app requested.
How do I Share my location with my friends?
Just install the app and share your location with your friends by choosing from your contacts, entering their email addresses or phone numbers, or using AirDrop. When you share your location, your friends can start following your location immediately and easily share their locations back to you so that you’re both in the loop.
What can I do with Find my Friends app?
Find My Friends lets you set up location-based alerts that can notify you automatically when a friend arrives at the airport, a child leaves school, or a family member arrives home safely. You can also set up alerts to notify friends about changes in your location.
Why is my Location Services icon always O?
Thanks, discovered this issue to be related to 2 apps that must not be fully supporting the iOS 8 since they were not behaving like this iOS 7. One of them being Google the other a local traffic status app which had geo-fence enabled. Changing location services to “never” for find my friends got rid of the icon.