Glympse - Share GPS location

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About this app

Glympse is a fast, free and simple way to share your real-time location using GPS tracking, with any of your family, friends or co-workers!

Send a Glympse to let friends and family know you are on your way. Request a Glympse from a colleague who is always running late. Set up a Glympse group for your family reunion.

Those you share with can view your Glympse from any web-enabled device, no sign-up required!

Download Glympse today!

App Features:

+ Easy: no sign-up required
+ Safe: your Glympse automatically expires
+ Live: share location in real time with dynamic map
+ Open: share with anyone – no app required to view
+ Passive: runs in the background
+ Global: works anywhere you have GPS and a data connection

Use Glympse to:
+ coordinate a social night out with friends
+ let your spouse know your ETA when you’ll be home from work
+ let your family know you are safe while running or cycling
+ find friends at a concert festival
+ provide a courtesy notice with ETA to a client when stuck in traffic
+ share a charity run route with followers on Facebook or Twitter
+ direct emergency or roadside personnel to you quickly

~~~ AWARDS & PRESS ~~~
+ 2014 Webby Award Winner
+ "[Glympse] is one of those apps that’s ingenious in its simplicity, insanely handy to have around, and just a little bit fun to boot." – CNET Reviews
+ "Glympse: The Coolest Thing Your Smartphone Can Do" – Fast Company
+ Named one of "15 Best Mobile Apps of 2011" – Mashable

• We LOVE TO HEAR FROM CUSTOMERS. If you have an issue or suggestion, please send us a note using the "Send us Feedback" feature in the app under Settings.
Updated on
Apr 27, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 6 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

112K reviews
Jamxie Harper
September 19, 2023
One star for now...The app looks like a great tool to have, but...I tried it for the 1st time, and after sending my contact the text of my location, it says the session expired. I did try to repeat the action, but it still did not work. I hope the bug is ironed out so I can use the free service. If you have any suggestions, of what I can do on my end to try to resolve the issue I would appreciate it. Thank You. :) * After the resolution, I will come back and give the star rating.
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A Google user
October 24, 2019
It's certainly a useful app. More often than not it's very glitchy. sometimes the speed says I'm going 70 when I'm definitely only going about 45. I've noticed some times that the blue line that follows behind you does not always accurately reflect on the map. I've also noticed that it seems a little bit hard to actually get the group settings to work but that could just be me and my phone and not the app.
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Linda K
May 20, 2022
App is useful, but needs a lot of permissions to work. I go back in to settings after each use and turn off permissions, for privacy reasons. After I save a favorite, it continues to ask if I want to save as favorite, which is confusing. Also, if I extend the time to share, it usually automatically reverts back to limited amount of sharing time. Can be confusing if you modify the destination or try to add a recipient after starting the route. With some refinements, it could better.
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What's new

Bug fixes and minor enhancements.