Find My Friends
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Find My Friends allows you to easily locate friends and family using your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Just install the app and invite friends to share locations by choosing from your contacts or entering their email addresses.
When a friend accepts your invitation using the Find My Friends app on their device, you can start following their location immediately and they can send a quick request to follow your location. If at any time you don’t want to be followed, you can hide your location with a single switch.
Find My Friends lets you set up location-based alerts that can notify you automatically when a friend arrives at the airport, a child leaves school, or a family member arrives home safely. You can also set up alerts to notify friends about changes in your location.
• Easily locate friends and family
• Location-based notifications
• Simple privacy controls
• Parental restrictions
• Free for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
Supported languages: English, Arabic, Australian English, Brazilian Portuguese, British English, Canadian French, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hong Kong Chinese, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Mexican Spanish, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Find My Friends Version 4.0 requires iOS 8 or later and iCloud. You can create a free Apple ID to use with iCloud on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.
What's New in Version 4.0.1
Bug fixes and stability improvements
Have to agree with ‘most’ reviews, this app has a very limited application. My first reaction from people, is that no one wants to be ‘tracked’ so you’ll struggle to even find someone to follow…. there are much ‘better’ apps than this like ‘Glympse’… the other negative thing about this app, is that it’s slow and clunky… very rarely, does it give you an ‘actual’ tracking of someone… I’m using it right now, and the updates are really slow and lag’y…. I can’t imagine it will be around for much longer. Wouldn’t surprise me if Apple ditch this altogether…. It kinda works… you can see where someone is, if they stay still…. but tracking is pretty useless. The ‘notify me’ options don’t work well.
I got this app as my partner is a truck driver and frequently goes on trips up the coast/sometimes interstate for work & it's comforting to know where he is on his trips & he likes to know I feel comfort in knowing I know he's safe when I can see him moving. However this app frequently stops working/won't refresh.. The most messed up experience is when I checked the app, it updated where I knew he was and then suddenly randomly placed him in another area.. About 50kms away from where he actually was. The next day it fixed itself and put his dot back to where he really was.
Definitely needs fixing. When it works, it's great but when it doesn't. It's horrible.
This is one of the worst designed apps in terms of usability. The flow between screens and difficulty of refreshing friends' locations makes this a very, very frustrating app to use.
I use this almost daily and the one thing that drives me crazy is how hard it is to refresh my friends' locations. Why can't you give us a simple refresh button that reliably and *visibly* refreshes without us wondering what the app is doing?
- Category: Social Networking
- Updated: 16 October 2014
- Version: 4.0.1
- Size: 6.1 MB
- Languages: English, Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
- Seller: Apple Pty Limited
- © 2014 Apple Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.