Google Maps' location sharing now includes your battery life

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Like your location, your phone's power level is shown in real time, so they can see if the Global Positioning System is draining it rapidly.

"When you share your location with someone in the Google Maps app, it shows up on your friend's map, which they can use to locate exactly where you are".

Having as much helpful information as possible continues to be a considered goal for the teams working on Google Maps, as indicative of the app's latest new addition.

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The report also added that on some occasions the battery level of a phone was below 15% but, it displayed a formal message saying "John's battery is between 50 and 75%". The feature might not be useful for the users who don't use the location sharing feature. You can then pick one or more people from your list of contacts.

So when someone shares their location with you, that will appear on your map. The recipient will receive a link that they can open in Google Maps or a web browser.

The feature is now rolling out globally to Google Maps for both Android and iOS.

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