location tracking: Track your friends and family on phone; Google Maps to WhatsApp, check 5 useful apps

Looking for location tracking phone apps? Check out these 5 apps which help you keep track of your loved ones including Google Maps and WhatsApp.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Jan 29 2024, 16:24 IST
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Google Maps
Google Maps: This Android app is not only used for route tracking but it can also be used to share your location with friends and family. It offers free GPS tracking services enabling users to take advantage of real-time location tracking. It also notifies users of the estimated time of arrival to the destination. (unsplash)
1/5 Google Maps: This Android app is not only used for route tracking but it can also be used to share your location with friends and family. It offers free GPS tracking services enabling users to take advantage of real-time location tracking. It also notifies users of the estimated time of arrival to the destination. (unsplash)
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Find my Phone
Find my Phone - Family Locator: It is a useful GPS tracking app for Android devices. With location tracking, it also provides features such as custom text alerts to notify friends and family of your real-time movement so they can keep track of you at all times.  (Find my Phone)
2/5 Find my Phone - Family Locator: It is a useful GPS tracking app for Android devices. With location tracking, it also provides features such as custom text alerts to notify friends and family of your real-time movement so they can keep track of you at all times.  (Find my Phone)
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Life360
Life360: This app offers real-time location sharing and enables users to send location-based alerts. With this app, users can easily keep track of children and friends, additionally, it enables users to send private messages within the app for easy communication. (Life360)
3/5 Life360: This app offers real-time location sharing and enables users to send location-based alerts. With this app, users can easily keep track of children and friends, additionally, it enables users to send private messages within the app for easy communication. (Life360)
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Glympse
Glympse: With the help of this app, users can share their real-time location with family and friends easily. It utilizes GPS capability for effective tracking and creates a link which can be shared with others for location tracking. Additionally, it enables users to create private groups for location sharing which can be used within families.  (Glympse)
4/5 Glympse: With the help of this app, users can share their real-time location with family and friends easily. It utilizes GPS capability for effective tracking and creates a link which can be shared with others for location tracking. Additionally, it enables users to create private groups for location sharing which can be used within families.  (Glympse)
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WhatsApp
WhatsApp: The Meta-owned app also comes with built-in location sharing. It enables users to share locations to chats and groups for 1 hour to 8 hours. This is one of the best ways to track real-time location, however, you will be required to use the internet at all times for the location to update.  (unsplash)
5/5 WhatsApp: The Meta-owned app also comes with built-in location sharing. It enables users to share locations to chats and groups for 1 hour to 8 hours. This is one of the best ways to track real-time location, however, you will be required to use the internet at all times for the location to update.  (unsplash)
First Published Date: 29 Jan, 15:47 IST
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