How to send Fake Location on WhatsApp

Well, the users landing here are obviously looking for how to send fake location on WhatsApp in android, iPhone or Windows. Here in this article, we will share the method to share location, fake location and also how to figure out if someone has sent you a fake location in WhatsApp. You may face a situation where you have to share a fake location on WhatsApp and save your life ūüėȬ†

How to Send Fake Location on WhatsApp

Procedure for sending a location or a fake location is more or less the same in Android, iPhone and Windows with minor differences.

How to send Fake Location on WhatsApp in iPhone

In order to share location on WhatsApp in iPhone, you need to switch on your GPS location services. To switch on your GPS location services go to Settings. Under Settings select Privacy and then go on to select Location Services and Toggle the button to On. Make sure WhatsApp is allowed to access your GPS location.

Once your location services are On. Go to WhatsApp. Select the chat of contact with whom you want to share the location or fake location with. Once you are inside the chat, tap on bottom left button( Arrow inside a circle), the same button with which you share the photo from the Camera roll. Select Share location from the options available. Refer to the screenshot below.

Now if you want to share the original location just tap on Send Your Location appearing on the screen. To share fake location on WhatsApp Type in the Location in the search box at the top of the screen and tap search, then go on selecting the location which the search results show. 

You have successfully sent fake location to the selected contact on WhatsApp in iPhone after following the above procedure.

Send location in WhatsApp

Original vs Fake Location in iOS

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How to send Fake Location on WhatsApp in Android

The procedure remains the same as iPhone to share location or fake location on WhatsApp in Android. The difference being, use the button on the top right(attachment symbol) to send location and use the search option if you want to send fake location.

Note : Location Services must be on.

Procedure for Windows phone also remains the same with a minor difference.

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How to figure out if someone has sent you a fake location?

I bet that most of the people don’t know about this WhatsApp trick to figure out if someone has shared a fake location. If someone has shared a fake location then the location will come with the address text and red pin dropped on left hand side and if someone shared his/her original location then ¬†the location will come with only a dropped red pin and no text as shown in the picture below:

How to send fake location on WhatsApp
Figure out Fake Location – First is original location, second is fake location

We hope that the article helped you in knowing how to send fake location on WhatsApp in iPhone, Android and Windows and also sharing location. Did you like the trick to figure out if someone has sent you a fake location on WhatsApp? Most importantly let us know how many friends you caught when they were sending fake location.

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3 thoughts on “How to send Fake Location on WhatsApp

  1. if a person forward a location that he/she originally sent to you, it still show only a dropped red pin. How will you be able to know if the location shared is current location or was his/her previous location?

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