How to share your ETA with Apple Maps in iOS 14.5

When youre traveling home from work or on your way to satisfy somebody, you can use Apple Maps on iPhone or inside CarPlay to rapidly share your estimated time of arrival (ETA). Well show you how.
Apple Maps picked up a number of nice enhancements in the current iOS 14.5 update that aid it better compete with third-party offerings. To benefit from them, upgrade your iPhone and iPad when you can.
One feature offers users the ability to report mishaps, threats and speed traps– much like the popular Waze. When youll be there, the other lets you quickly share your ETA while traveling so others know.
Sharing your ETA doesnt just tell someone what time youll show up; it also provides them the ability to sign in on your development, so if you struck another incident or a jam, theyll understand about it.
Rapidly share your ETA from Apple Maps

It works while driving, biking and walking. Image: Killian Bell/Cult of Mac

To share your ETA using Apple Maps on iPhone while utilizing turn-by-turn navigation for driving, biking, or strolling, follow these actions:

Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to reveal all navigation choices.
Tap the Share ETA button.
Select a contact from your most current contacts list, or tap Contacts to find another one.

Tap the Share ETA button.Screenshot: Cult of Mac
To share your ETA using Maps inside CarPlay while utilizing turn-by-turn navigation, follow these steps:

Alternatively, you can state “Hey Siri, share my ETA” if you want to avoid taking your hands off the wheel.
How to stop sharing your ETA
Maps will advise you that you are sharing your ETA with a little notice at the bottom of the screen. You can tap this at any time to stop sharing your ETA. It will stop instantly when you come to your destination.

Tap your ETA at the bottom of the Maps screen.
Tap the Share ETA button.
Select the contact you want to share your place with.