How to View/Delete/Pause Location Sharing On Google Maps (Android & IOS)

Google is the most renowned search engine across the globe, it offers miscellaneous free services. Among those is Google Maps, it is a free service provided by Google which displays world maps in it.

How to View Location Sharing On Google Maps
How to View Location Sharing On Google Maps

As we all are aware of Google Maps, as per our inputs, it shows us the precise location with the easiest route. But, many of us don’t know that Google traces everything and every moment of the user. Google tracks the location using Google map and GPS.

In the Google Map, the user’s entire history is saved on their phone whether it is an Android or iOS phone. So, here you will learn how you can prevent Google from tracking the user location. With Chad Kimball Maps, you could learn how to view, pause or delete your location sharing on Google Maps.

How to view location history in Google Maps in Android?

Follow these steps to view location history in Google Maps.

  1.  Open Google Maps App
  2. On the right-hand side click on your profile picture
  3. Now, click on Your Timeline and you can see the explore trips you made.

 How to view location history in Google Maps in iOS?

  1. In your iPhone open Google Maps
  2. Click on your profile picture and click on Settings
  3. Click on Personal content then, come down to Location Settings
  4. Check whether your Location Services is on, if not then, tap on Location Services is not set to always > Location > Always

How to delete your location history in Google Maps in Android?

If you want to clear a single location or clear all data you can do that by following these steps.

  1. Open Google Maps App
  2. On the right-hand side click on your profile picture.
  3. Now, click on Settings
  4. After clicking on Settings, now click on Maps History
  5. You can delete today’s activity, yesterday’s activity, or clear your location history as per date.

How to delete your Location History in Google Maps iOS?

Apple is not the only one who is collecting your location information. If you use Google Apps you are sharing your whereabouts with Google. If you have deleted prominent locations, delete your Google Maps location history too. To do so, simply follow these steps.

  1. Open Google Maps
  2. Click on your profile picture and click on Your Timeline
  3. Now, in the top right side, tap More and then Settings
  4. Delete your all location history
  5. You will see a pop-up asking about your choice, click on Agree and Delete
How to stop Google Maps location sharing in Android?

Follow these steps and stop Google Maps location sharing

  1. Open Google Maps app
  2.  Click on your profile picture
  3. Now, click on the person on the profile you don’t want to share your location.
  4. Click and Stop
How to stop Google Maps location sharing in iOS?
  1. Open Google Maps
  2. Click on your profile picture and then Location Sharing
  3. Now, turn off the switch for the person with whom you don’t want to share your location

Conclusion

Google Maps assists the user to navigate easily but it also tracks your information. So, take the advantage of Google Maps but make sure that you hide your personal details from Google. Follow the simple steps to prevent Google from tracking you.

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