Why Is Life360 Not Working? Fixes And Reasons For Life360 Not Working


Life360 Inc. is an American information technology firm situated in San Francisco, California that provides users around the world with location-based services such as sharing and notifications. Life360, a family social networking app launched in 2008, is the company’s main service. It allows friends and family members to share their location with one another as well as data brokers as location-based service

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Why Is Life360 Not Working?

Life360 is a popular location sharing and notifications app and it is used by many people around the world. Recently, the app experienced an issue which was reported by the users in social media. The Life360 developers team shared a tweet in a twitter on December 22, 2021 regarding the problem by saying “We are experiencing some technical difficulties due to an AWS server outage which may cause some delays in accessing your account on Life360. Our team is working hard to restore service. We appreciate your patience.”

Reasons For Life360 Not Working

According to the The Life360 developers team, the reasons for the problem may be because their technology occasionally needs to catch up in order to keep up, which has recently resulted in a few location sharing outages as  they continue to grow and offer safety services to families all around the world. They ensure that they provide better, faster, and smarter family safety, and work hard to scale their systems to do so. They also thanked the users for their  patience and for being an important part of the Life360 family. 


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How To Fix Life360 Not Working?

The Life360 developers team suggests some ways to fix the issue; they are;

1) Checking the basics

  • Double Check the basics of the app such as whether the right user is logged in, Life360 is not blocked, when you are using Android, Having the Latest version of the app.

  • Ensure that a family member does not accidentally created a duplicate account, if they never appeared on the map.

2) Make sure that locations are turned on

3) Restarting the mobile and reinstalling the application

  • As we all know, restarting the device will solve most of the problems. So it is better to try restarting the device and try uninstalling and reinstalling the Life360 app, which can also solve the issue.

Life360 Features

Life360 is a smartphone application that Bloomberg Businessweek describes as a “family-oriented private social network.” The app is a family social network that distinguishes itself by not being based on peer groups or professional networks like Find My Friends and LinkedIn. Users may share their whereabouts, send group messages, and request roadside assistance.  Location sharing, circles, places, and premium are the App’s  four main features.

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