Share location, phone, email via Messages

Easily sharing your location, phone number, and email address via Apple's Messages App



Have you ever wanted to easily share your location or your phone number or your email address with someone via text message using Apple's Messages app? If so, here's how without having to manually type in a whole lot of that information by hand.

SHARING YOUR LOCATION WITH SOMEONE ELSE

Let's say that you want to share your location with someone else via Messages. Step 1, on the iPhone, go into Messages and in the message field type, I'm at

You will see a suggestion that reads, "Current Location" . . .

Messages showing send current location option


Step 2, touch "Currrent Location" and a map showing your current location will be sent to the recipient.

Messages showing map of sender's location



SHARING YOUR PHONE NUMBER WITH SOMEONE ELSE

Let's say that you want to share you phone number with someone else via Messages. Go into Messages and in the message field type, My number is

You will see a suggestion that shows you some of the phone numbers that are associated with you. Select the phone number you wish to share by touching that number. If a number doesn't appear there and you feel it should, be sure it's been added to your personal card in the Contacts app of your iPhone. Also, be sure that the iPhone knows which Contacts card is yours by selecting it in Settings.

Settings -> Contacts -> My Info -> select your personal contact card



Messages showing send phone number option


SHARING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS WITH SOMEONE ELSE

Let's say that you want to share you email address with someone else via Messages. Go into Messages and in the message field type, My email is


Messages showing send email address option

You will see a suggestion that shows you some of the email addresses that are associated with you. Select the email address you wish to share by touching that address. If an email address doesn't appear there and you feel it should, be sure it's been added to your personal card in the Contacts app of your iPhone. Also, be sure that the iPhone knows which Contacts card is yours by selecting it in Settings.

Settings -> Contacts -> My Info -> select your personal contact card

That's it! As always, please reach out to us if you have any questions!