How to Track a Cellphone

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Want to keep track of your children while they are hanging out with their friends? Or see if your friend is close enough to catch lunch together? Learn how to track them down.

Step 1: Get a phone with a GPS
Get a cellphone with GPS capabilities that can be accessed by a third-party application. All wireless providers, except Verizon, allow third-party access.

Step 2: Add data
Add a data plan through your cell service provided , which enables you to use the internet from your phone.

Step 3: Install tracking software
Install tracking software on your phone, such as AccuTracking.

Tip
Buy a phone with pre-installed tracking software if you want to skip the installation process.

Step 4: Log on
Log on to the tracking software’s website using a computer or another phone. The website will track the cellphone using its GPS signal and your computer.

Step 5: Invite your friends
See where everyone is with a tracking service. Many tracking services allow you to choose whether you want your location to be revealed, and who you reveal it to.

Did You Know?
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24 thoughts on “How to Track a Cellphone”

  1. Really? You needed an eHow video to show someone how to do this?

    "Want to track a phone? Install tracking software."
    Oh well no shit, Sherlock!

  2. yeah whoever is lazy enough to use a computer to hunt someone should get a life… if you wana hunt me down do it the old school way…

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