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Tips: How to share arrival time with Apple Maps

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Looking forward to meeting friends, family, colleagues or even a business meeting? If you use the application Apple Maps, as the preferred navigation application, you can share your routes as well as the estimated arrival time with any of your contacts from your iPhone.

Not only does sharing the ETA it’s convenient, as it gives the recipient an idea of ​​how long they’ll reach their destination without using the location sharing tool directly.

We’ve all been in the situation, where we had to tell someone how long it would take us to arrive. Most of the time, what the ETA give us is an estimate and not a correct time, this is due to the traffic and the other events that happen on the roads.

However, sharing the ETA with Apple Maps, will send the precise arrival time with your contact, which will always be updated throughout the navigation.

Tips How to share arrival time with Apple Maps

If you are interested in learning, how this tool works, on your iPhone, continue reading this article.

How to share arrival time with Apple Maps in your iPhone:

Before you start, make sure that your iPhone have the version iOS 13.1 or higher, as this feature of the ETA is not available in older versions of iOS. So let’s assume you have a more up-to-date version, let’s see what to do:

1. Open the application Mapson your iPhone.

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2. Use the search field to find the destination site.

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3. Now click on directions to view your route.

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4. Then click on “Go” to start navigation mode

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5. Once you enter the navigation mode, click on “share ETA”, located at the bottom of your screen as shown in the image.

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6. Now, you just have to choose the contact with whom you want to share this information.

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By following these steps, you are sharing your location with the contact of your choice and the application will continue to share until it reaches its destination, however if you want to stop sharing just click again on the name of the chosen contact.

Source: Osxdaily

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