How to locate a friend with Facebook Messenger on Android

How to locate a friend with Facebook Messenger on Android
How to locate a friend with Facebook Messenger on Android
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On Facebook Messenger, it is possible to find a friend's location using the location tool.

Steps

Find a Friend's Location on Facebook Messenger on Android Step 1

Step 1. Open Facebook Messenger

It's the app in the shape of a blue chat bubble with a white lightning bolt inside. You'll find it on your home screen or in the app drawer.

Find a Friend's Location on Facebook Messenger on Android Step 2

Step 2. Choose the friend you want to locate

Your conversation with this friend will be displayed.

Find a Friend's Location on Facebook Messenger on Android Step 3

Step 3. Enable localization

This requires that you and your friend both share your location. Here's how to share yours.

  • Tap the blue arrow. If you don't see it, tap the square with three dots, located towards the lower right corner of your screen, and then select Position.
  • Press the send button (the blue and white arrow) next to Current position. Your location will now appear in the conversation.
Find a Friend's Location on Facebook Messenger on Android Step 4

Step 4. Select the card sent by your friend

If your friend shares their location, their map will also appear in the chat. Tap the map to see its location, designated by a red pin.

  • You'll also see your own location, marked with a blue circle on your friend's map.
  • To open your friend's map in Google Maps, tap the right-pointing arrow below the map, choose Maps, then Always. You will then see a more detailed map and you can get directions to where your friend is.

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