Google Maps comes really handy especially to share your location with your friends and family. Well, a new feature is starting to roll out to the app, enhancing the whole location sharing service.

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Addition Of Battery Life On Google Maps

First discovered by Android Police, Google Maps adds a nifty feature with its location sharing service, yes battery life. This helpful addition for keeping tabs on your friends and ensuring they’re safe.

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So, when you share your location with someone in the Google Maps app, it will show up on your friends map and they can then use that information to get direction to exactly where you’re located. Inclusion of battery life lets you determine why someone hasn’t called to tell you they’ve lost or reached and varied other cases.

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This feature will let you keep a watchful eye on the person who shared the location. This new feature will be available on both iOS and Android starting today.


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