Share Where - Location Sharing

Share Where - Location Sharing

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50,000 - 100,000 downloads

Pros
  • Easy to use
Cons
  • There are other alternatives
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Expert's Review
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"Where am I?"

Reviewed by / Sep 16, 2013

Let you know your friends and family about your location

Share Where - Location Sharing is an application that allows you to share your current location with anyone you'd like. This can be useful in several situations and especially for kids and elderly people. Also, don't hesitate to use it in dangerous situations.

The app presents a widget that is created to write a predefined message, select your chosen recipients, the mail or phone number and even set the timer. When you use the button, the location will arrive in form of a link to Google Maps, that is, in the easiest possible way.

Ola Bjuremo is the developer of this application available in several languages (English, German, Italian, Spanish and Swedish), the perfect app for letting know where you are when needed. Easy to use and simple.

Tags: .permission.read_contacts facebook restricted, location sharing.

Developer's original description available here
* Best Apps Market pick for location sharing - http://www.bestappsmarket.com/p/app?appId=204884 *
"Share your exact location with friends and family via Google maps. Lost in the city? No problem. Can't find mom and dad? No problem. You can send a secret pass-phrase to your phone if you've lost it (or if you're wondering where your kids are at, at 11:30 in the evening) to have it send its location back to you. Go pro, and the phone can be set to send its location repeatedly.
BAM Rating 10/10"

Share Where is an easy-to-use app that allows you to quickly send your current location to anyone and everyone.
It also includes a home screen widget that allows you to send a predefined message together with your location to multiple recipients via email/SMS or any of your apps with just the click of a widget.
The location is presented as a link to Google maps.

There is no need to register to any community to share your location and the recipients don't have to use any other apps than email, sms or a web browser. The sender doesn't even need a mobile data connection to send the location via SMS.

Share Where is currently available in Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.

* Please NOTE: Always enable the GPS on your device before using location sharing apps.

Uses
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• Let your children use it to update you regarding their current location.
• In case of emergency, you can send a predefined message together with your location with just a click on the widget.
• Set up automatic location replies to certain text messages from trusted people. Great if you want to know your children's location by just sending them an SMS.
• Send an SMS with a secret phrase to your lost phone to get it's current location.
• Schedule repeated messages to regularly inform someone (for example someone who is expecting you to arrive) about your current location. (Pro version only)
• Set a timer that will send your location in a specific time unless you cancel it. Great when walking alone late at night or when doing extreme sports like mountaineering.
• Integrate it with apps like Tasker, Locale, Llama, E-Robot or MacroDroid for advanced scheduling.

On Android 4.2 or higher the widget can also be added to your lock screen.

Share where is very battery efficient and runs only when sending messages. No battery draining background processes are running.

If you want to use your default Gmail account for sending emails without having to enter your password, just create an app specific password. The procedure is described here: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/185833?hl=en

The lite version contains ads and is limited to maximum 2 recipients. In the Pro version you can also share a location message with any other app (like Google+, Facebook, Twitter, MSN, WhatsApp etc)

Keywords: widget, location, position, sms, email, emergency, GPS, maps, safety, SOS, my location, find my phone

Recently changed in this version

Possible to send navigation URLs instead of position URLs


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Comments and ratings for Share Where - Location Sharing
  • (45)

    by steven clark on 11/03/2015

    My Wife and I can now find out where the other is when we haven't heard from each other. I'm blind so the other apps that only send a map link do nothing for me. If my Wife is in need of help, I can get her location and relay it to emergency personell.

  • (45)

    by Ziaur Rahman on 19/02/2015

    very bad

  • (45)

    by Andrey Lappo on 12/02/2015

    7,7 МБ. Удобная штука для отслеживания местоположения абонента (ребенка, деда-грибника, поисковой группы) по разовому запросу (в отличие от непрерывно работающих альтернатив, вроде аналога от Google)/ Отправка может осуществляться через службу приложения, SMS или eMail и включать текст по шаблону с темой, ссылкой на Google Maps, точностью и т. д.. В настройках можно выбрать язык, включая английски

  • (45)

    by Michael Clarence on 13/01/2015

    Works really well, would like to have the option to adjust exactly what is in the final message. I.E. The option to remove the gmaps link from the message entirely, the option to decide which set of GPS coord's to send eg. only XX.XXXX format not XX.XXXX and XX°XX.XXXX, also the option to send just the time not the entire date as well. Other than that a really nice well built app.

  • (45)

    by joseph kunda on 03/12/2014

    great game.loved it guys

  • (45)

    by Udit Panesar on 03/12/2014

    I like it

  • (45)

    by Karim Shaheen on 03/12/2014

    Amazing

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