Dotpad R3

How to send my location on an Dotpad R3?

If you have a Dotpad R3 smartphone with the Android 6.0 operating system and you want to send your location to a contact, follow these steps.

What is sending the location from an Dotpad R3?

First of all you should know what is to send the location from an Dotpad R3, sometimes you need to communicate to a friend or family member or any contact where you are at a certain time in order to find you or if you want to send the location of a business, home or place of interest so that the other person can go at any time.

When sending the location, the GPS coordinates (Galileo, Baidu or Glonass) of your R3 are sent, obtained through its GPS chip or through A-GPS and you can locate those coordinates on a map.

There are different ways to send the coordinates of your location from an R3, if instead you need to locate a lost or stolen R3 you should go to this other tutorial: Find a lost or stolen R3

Estimated time: 2 minutes.

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Send location / position from WhatsApp

First of all you must have WhatsApp installed on your R3, if not, you should go to this other tutorial to see the instructions to install it: Install WhatsApp in R3

1- First step: Open the WhatsApp application on your R3 WhatsApp Android

2- Second step: Search for the person to whom you want to send your location between chats, if you do not have any previous chat with that contact, search for it and start a conversation with that person. Select contact WhatsApp

3- Third step: Tap on the clip icon at the bottom right of the screen.

The available options will be displayed among which are sending a photo, video, document, location, audio and contact of the Dotpad R3.
Plus button WhatsApp

4- Fourth step: Click on "Location" (if you have not granted WhatsApp permissions to the location on the Dotpad R3 a warning will be displayed, click on "Continue" to give permissions and then "Allow"). Send location WhatsApp

5- Fifth step: A map with your current location will be displayed, you can use your current location or search for a different street from your real location to send. Current location WhatsApp

6- Sixth step: Click on "Send your current location" or on the street you have chosen and the location will be sent to the contact you have chosen. Send current location WhatsApp

Share your location from Google Maps

If you want to send the location of your Dotpad R3 using the Google Maps application without using other applications or through an email message, follow the steps below:

1- First step: Open the Google Maps application from your R3.

2- Second step: The map of the area where you are will appear and a blue dot in the center indicating your current location. Click on the blue dot to start sending your location.

3- Third step: Several options will appear at the bottom of your Dotpad, screen, click on "Share your location".Share location in Maps

4- Fourth step: A series of contacts will appear from your Google account, users who have their phone number associated with a Maps account will receive the location in Google Maps, those who do not have it associated will receive the location through a link that will be opened when pressing Google Maps either in a browser like Chrome or Internet Explorer or in Google's own Maps application.

How to send a different location to the current one from an R3?

If you want to send the location of a business, a place, park, tourist attraction or a certain street but you are not in that place you can do it from your R3 through the following steps:

1- First step: Open the Google Maps application on your R3.

2- Second step: Use the search engine at the top of the screen to find the location you want to send, search for the street or the name of the place you want to send the GPS coordinates.

3- Third step: Click on the Share button.
Share location in Maps

4- Fourth step: A list of the applications through which you can send your location on your R3, will appear, click on the icon of the application you want to use to send the location to your contact, you can also copy the location to paste it later.

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