How to Fake WhatsApp Location Step by Step

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    Although the location services on your smartphone can be very useful for a number of reasons such as when finding directions, there are times when GPS location is a hindrance. There are some reasons which you may want to hide or fake locations on your WhatsApp.

    Where you are, keep reading to find out how to fake WhatsApp locations on your device easily.

    Use AnyGo to Fake Live WhatsApp Location on iOS

    The android device user can easily fake their location on WhatsApp using one of the many fake GPS apps on the Google Play Store. For iOS device users, there is iToolab AnyGo, a user-friendly and very effective way to fake the WhatsApp location of iPhone.

    • Fake the GPS location of iPhone without jailbreaking the device.
    • Teleport the GPS location of the device to anywhere with 1 click.
    • Simulate the movement with customized route and speed. You can use this feature to send live location on WhatsApp.
    • Pause the route at any time, anywhere, making the movement more natural.
    • Works well with WhatsApp and other location-based apps such as Grindr, Tinder, Life360 and Snapchat.
    • Compatible with most iOS devices and iOS versions, such as iPhone 12 running iOS 14.

    Just download and install the program on to your computer and then follow these simple steps to use it:

    Change Your Location to Anywhere in the World

    Step 1: Launch AnyGo and then connect the iPhone to the computer. Click “Start” in the main window and you should see a map indicating the current location of the device.

    Launch AnyGo

    Step 2: To teleport the device to a new location, click on the “Teleport” icon at the top-right corner of the screen, and then enter the exact location want to use. Click on “Search”.

    click on the “Teleport”

    Step 3: A popup will appear indicating the coordinates of the location you have selected. Click “Go” to change the device’s location to these coordinates.

    teleport the device to a new location

    Set Multiple Sports on a Map to Simulate Movement

    Step 1: Click on the “Multi-spot route” icon on the top-right corner of the program and select all the spots you want to pass through along a path on the map.

    Click on the “Multi-spot route”

    Step 2: In the popup that appears, confirm the distance you will travel and then click “Go”.

    Step 3: Indicate how many times you would like to move along the specified path and then click “Go” to begin the movement.

    begin the movement

    Use “Fake GPS Location” App for Android

    The best way to change your location on Android is to use the Fake GPS Location app that you can download for free from the Google Play Store. Here’s how to use it:

    Step 1: Begin by installing the “Fake GPS Location” app to your device. You can simply search for it on the Google Play Store.

    “installing the “Fake GPS Location”

    Step 2: Now go to Settings > About Phone> and then tap on “Build Number” about 7 times. This will unlock the hidden developer settings on your device.

    Please note that if you had already done this, you will automatically see the “Developer Options” in the settings and you can skip the next step.

    Developer Options

    Step 3: Under the “debugging” section find “select mock location app” and tap on it to choose the “Fake GPS Location” app.

    select mock location app

    Step 4: Ensure that the GPS is enabled and then open the app. Place the red location marker on the new location that you would like to use and then tap on the “Play” button at the bottom.

    The app will notify you that you have changed your location successfully.

    select the app

    Change Location Directly in WhatsApp

    You can send a fake location on WhatsApp from directly within WhatsApp. But this method will only send a static location:your live location cannot be sent using this method. Here’s how to do it:

    Step 1: Open WhatsApp on your device and open the chat you want to send the location to.

    Step 2: Tap on the “attachment icon” and then select “Location”.

    Step 3: Click on the Square icon at the top left and you should see a red marker appear, indicating the location.

    Step 4: Drag the mark to the location on the mark that you want to send and then tap “Send this location” at the bottom.

    Change Location Directly in WhatsApp

    Nicole Campbell
    Nicole is the chief editor of itoolab.com. She has been writing about Apple, software, and computer for over 10 years.

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