Your iPhone is equipped with GPS and therefore can be used to tell you where you are currently located on a map. However, using iPhone you can also save your location or even send your location to your friend or family. Here in this article, we are going to show you how to mark your location and also simple steps on how to send your location.
But before, that, here are some top reasons why you would find this feature very useful.
WHY SAVE YOUR LOCATION?
- FINDING YOUR PARKED CAR – Ever parked your car somewhere and forget where it is? With the “Mark My Location” feature, you can easily find your way back to your car using your iPhone
- HIKING – Afraid of being lost while hiking in the jungle? You can easily find your way back yo your camp by using this feature.
- MARKING A FAVOURITE PLACE – Find a good restaurant or a nice hangout place? You can save that place location so you can return to it again in the future. Or, you can share that place location with your friends or families.
So, if you are interested to learn how to use this function, here are the steps.
HOW TO MARK YOUR LOCATION ON IPHONE
In your iPhone, go to “Maps”
The Apple Maps will show your current location represented by the blue dot. Press the blue dot more than 2 seconds
Press again your location here
Press “Mark My Location” to save your location
You can refer back your mark location on the map
You can also get directions back to your mark directions by tapping “Directions”
Another option on saving your location is by sending to other people so that they can find you or that particular location.
Here are the steps.
HOW TO SEND YOUR LOCATION USING IPHONE
You can tap the “Send My Location” here
Tap the “Share My Location” here
Choose the option you want to send. You can send it through iMessage, Email or Airdrop
If you choose using Email, type your contact email message and tap send
So, there you have it – two quick and simple ways how you can save your location using the GPS function on your iPhone. Please leave us a comment below on how many times do you use this feature so you will not get lost.
Please also read our previous article on how to extract GPS location from the photos in your iPhone.