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How does Zenly work? Learn how to use the app that shows where your friends are | Apps

Zenly is an application capable of finding out where a person is and sharing their location in real time with other users. That way, you can find close friends and route to them or monitor family members to see if they are safe. The tool also offers a free integrated chat, with versions for Android and iPhone (iOS) phones.

The application gained prominence after climbing 49 positions in the App Store, according to the monitoring of the AppAnnie platform. Last Wednesday (19), he was in second place among the most downloaded in front of popular apps like WhatsApp and Facebook. In the following tutorial, check out how Zenly works. The steps were taken on an iPhone 8 with iOS 12, but the tips also apply to users of the Google operating system.

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Learn how to use Zenly to find out where your friends are Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudoLearn how to use Zenly to find out where your friends are Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo

Learn how to use Zenly to find out where your friends are Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo

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Step 1. Install Zenly on your phone. When opening the app for the first time, it is necessary to register by touching "Create account and Accept". Then, type your name and click on the arrow to proceed;

Sign up for Zenly Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraSign up for Zenly Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Sign up for Zenly Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. In the next steps, enter your date of birth and mobile number. A code received by SMS message must be included in the platform to confirm the registration on the next screen;

Enter your date of birth and phone in the Zenly app Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraEnter your date of birth and phone in the Zenly app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Enter your date of birth and phone in the Zenly app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. Click on "Choose some friends" and allow access to the phonebook app. The contacts will be displayed in a list and you can add them as a friend, if any of them have an account, or invite them to Zenly. That done, go over the arrow to continue;

Add friends to Zenly Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraAdd friends to Zenly Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Add friends to Zenly Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 4. The map will then be opened. In it you can see the location of the people who accepted your friendship invitation. Touch the button in the lower right corner to see your profile, access the settings, enable anonymous mode (ghost icon) and add new friends;

Friends will appear on the map of the Zenly app Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraFriends will appear on the map of the Zenly app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Friends will appear on the map of the Zenly app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 5. Use the "+" button at the bottom of the screen to quickly access your friends list. Click on the name of one of them to locate it on the map. If you have multiple contacts, you can also add people to your best friends list to make it easier;

Access Zenly's friends list Foto: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraAccess Zenly's friends list Foto: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Access Zenly's friends list Foto: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 6. When you touch a friend's location on the map, send messages, photos, trace the route to find him or send a sticker;

Interact with friends on the map through the Zenly app Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraInteract with friends on the map through the Zenly app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Interact with friends on the map through the Zenly app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 7. Back on the map, tap the button in the bottom left corner of the screen to access the conversation history with your friends. For now, it is also possible to create chat groups in "+ Group".

Access the conversation screen of the Zenly app Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraAccess the conversation screen of the Zenly app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Access the conversation screen of the Zenly app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Ready. Take advantage of the tips and use Zenly to find out the location of your friends in real time.

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