Following a friends travel location

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Following a friends travel location

Postby Superschafe » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:41 pm

I remember being able to follow a friends trip progress on the map. I cannot seem to do this anymore. I get the eta but no icon on the map showing the location. Has this feature been disabled? Using iPhone.
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Re: Following a friends travel location

Postby RussPA » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:15 pm

I have had friends send me their ETA using the SMS option (Send ETA -> More -> Messages then chose your recipient), and the text message I get has a link that shows their entire drive, live. Not sure if you get that same ability if using the Waze friend option, you may just get the ETA.
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Re: Following a friends travel location

Postby vince1612 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:15 pm

It's not really live, it's just an animation that moves the pin at the theoretical speed it should move based on distance + ETA, it's quickly out of sync too unless you refresh the page once in a while.
Through the friend sharing you get an updated real location every 2 minutes.
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Re: Following a friends travel location

Postby ramblinwreck_81 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:43 am

Well, live or not, it behaves differently. it used to show a position on the map. now it offers a link, that usually doesn't work. and if you ever close it, you cannot see the route, their location or eta again. :(
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