Keep track of the location of other people by using a smartphone actually has two mechanisms. If without permission, to track smartphone others are activities that are not allowed. But with your permission, that activity appears to have a distinct advantage.
For example intended for parents who already provide their children with a smartphone. So, parents can monitor their movements and determine if the children were not through the usual channels skipped home from school.
Similarly, users of smartphones in general. By enabling location sharing feature, you can know another person without the need for frequent contact him when she was planning to meet somewhere.
However, what a way to know the location of other people? Here is a way to track the position of another person’s smartphone platforms iOS and Android.
iPhone and iPad (iOS)
Apple actually has been providing application sharing between users devices running iOS. Application called Find My Friends is only available for iOS and can be downloaded for free.
To start using the Find My Friend, the user must first invite others to follow. How to do this by opening the app and tap on the ‘Add’ in the upper right corner.
After that, find someone else who will be added to the list and you can start to share their location. If you want to share your location with others, just tap the friend’s name to go to, and then select the ‘More’ at the top right and ‘Share My Location’.
You can choose the duration of time share locations ranging from an hour, until the end time, or indefinitely. If you want to turn off location sharing feature, you simply open the option ‘Me’ on the main screen and disable the ‘Share My Location’.
Android Google+ Location Sharing
Android users actually have similar features Find My Friend, but this feature is not present separately as separate applications. Location sharing is actually available on the Google+ service, so it can be used on iOS and Android platforms for social networking accounts.
But slightly different from the Find My Friends, this feature users are sharing their location with others. To do this, you need to open the Google+ app, select ‘Menu’ and ‘Locations’.
Once it appears, go to ‘Location Settings’ and ‘Location Sharing’. Enable it, and then, under the ‘Pinpoint Location open’ Choose People to Share With ‘. Choose someone else would you like to go for location sharing and choose ‘Done’.
Later, the person will be able to see your location with certainty. If someone else wants to share location with you, please do the above steps by replacing the contact person who will be divided.
In addition to these two applications, there are actually a number of third party applications that have similar functionality. For those of you who want to try, you can download apps Life360 or GeoZilla.