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May 15, 2024

How to Change Which Device Shares Your Location

Sharing your location can be a helpful feature for those who want to stay in touch with friends or family members. However, it can also be a breach of privacy. Fortunately, there are ways to change which device shares your location without anyone knowing.

The GPS (Global Positioning System) is a satellite-based navigation system used to determine your current location on the planet. It works by receiving signals from multiple satellites and calculating the time it takes for them to reach your device. This is then used to calculate the distance between your device and each of the satellites, allowing the system to pinpoint its exact position on the Earth.

With iOS 7, Apple added a new feature that allows users to choose which device they would like to share their location with. This feature can be accessed in the Find My Friends app, by tapping the blue location dot for your device. From here, you can select either “Send your current location” for a snapshot of where you are right now, or “Share live location” to continuously send your real-time location until the option is turned off.

If you have shared your location with a friend or family member, there are several ways to stop them from seeing the data on your phone. One way is to use a software-based solution that manipulates the GPS to hide your location, such as Tenorshare iAnyGo. This method is quick, easy, and doesn’t require any technical knowledge.

Another way is to use a hardware-based solution that physically changes the GPS settings on your phone. This is expensive but effective. It requires installing a small box, which contains software that changes the signal received by the GPS. The box has a USB connector and can be connected to your computer. It can also be connected to the GPS of your friend or family member’s device, enabling you to track their location without them knowing.

If you have any questions about how to change which device shares your location, contact us. Our team of experts is here to help. We can answer your questions and walk you through any steps needed. We’re available via call, email, or live online chat. We look forward to hearing from you!