The Android platform provides a number of geolocation apps in abundance that help you track another device. They are easy to install, work in the background, and are efficient to use.


TrackView

One of the best programs for spying on your phone. Allows you to create a whole spy kit for surveillance. With its help, you will be able to view the camera image of another smartphone, listen to the sound and track the location.

To start using the program, you need to download it from Play Market or AppStore and install it on your smartphone, tablet or TV set-top box (if it has a camera). Also, the same Google account must be active on the device. Make sure all devices have Wi-Fi or mobile data on at all times.

Let’s get started:

  • Turn on the app and sign in on all devices.
  • Add all the gadgets we want to track to the system.
  • Select the device tracking option.

Important: The gadgets management menu will display a panel with three tracking options to choose from.

  • The camera gives you the option to turn on the live image.
  • There is also a function to switch to the front camera and record video.
  • Switching to the microphone will help to send a voice message.

Turning on geolocation displays the current location of the phone. Google Map is activated via the Internet connection or via the GPS module. The function works in the background. A beep generates a call on the tracked phone.

The PLAY button on the top menu of the program displays the recorded files. An icon with an exclamation mark serves to filter messages. Some devices can be temporarily disabled. The gear icon adjusts the motion detector function.

The application helps you track another device through your phone number or IMEI. The tracking is done through your smartphone or browser on your computer. The program runs on a timer, so it does not use battery power, which is a big advantage.

Tracking by phone number

For GPS tracking and tracking by phone number, all you need to do is enter your phone number. The application has several important features:

  • Infinite number of users
  • Free use
  • Location History
  • All mobile carriers support
  • Quick notifications of the subject’s arrival location
  • Charge level of the device being tracked
  • Data protection and privacy

Phone Number Tracking Developer: Family Locator Inc.

In addition to the above-mentioned applications, there are many programs in the Play Market that have similar functionality and are designed for tracking other devices. Many geolocation apps disappear over time, but there is always a worthy replacement in the Google store. Enjoy Play Market anytime and you will always find a handy spyphone app for you.

Monitor your phone with IOS and Android tools

You can track another subscriber without installing additional equipment. Built-in functionality in the form of Google Maps will help you to do this. Google Maps has a “Show where I am” feature. Tracking your child, husband or wife in this way is possible if both gadgets have email access and contact information.

Surveillance using Viber and WatsApp

These two popular messengers have the function of identifying a person. In Viber, it is possible to exchange data with the interlocutor or a group of interlocutors. The user’s location cannot be determined without their knowledge. Only the subscriber provides his location data.

To use the function, you need to perform a couple of simple steps. There is an arrow icon in the dialog box. It is near the button to send the message. Click on the arrow, and the same should do the interlocutor. Only then we will get the geo-position of the caller.

WhatsApp has the same requirements for obtaining data as when using Viber. To locate the caller, you need to do the following:

  • Turn on your smartphone settings
  • Find Apps.
  • Select WhatsApp
  • In the app, find “Permissions”
  • Allow to locate In the messenger, click on the paper clip icon
  • Send geolocation to your conversation partner by selecting an address from the list

Conclusion

There are many different situations in life when you have elderly parents, or young children, or disabled children who need to be monitored. In such cases, it is possible to set up legal surveillance for safety purposes. There are many useful and convenient services for this. They will also help protect your home or car from theft.

But, it is worth remembering that spying on your wife, husband, friend or other people without their consent is an offence. It may cause administrative and criminal liability, as well as the fact of surveillance can be used against you in court. So be careful and cautious.

Most people do not part with the phone, but sometimes it is stolen or forgotten in a cafe, restaurant or cinema. There are special programs and services that help track your Android device. Some of them are capable of determining the location of the subscriber to within a few meters. If your goal is not tracking, but to find a lost or stolen device, you can simply lock it or erase all the data from the memory card.

How to track a smartphone on Android

To track a mobile, there are several built-in features that are capable of transmitting a signal. Determine the most accurate location of the device is possible if at least 2 of them work. For this purpose, they use:

  • GPS sensor;
  • Wi-Fi;
  • The card of the mobile operator.

To get a signal from the device are used programs for tracking the phone android, which convert the data into coordinates or visual data on the map. The applications differ in terms of functionality, ways of distribution (paid or free). The user has several ways of tracking an Android device:

  • Google account. There is a built-in function that helps to link the device to the service, and then do the tracking of the device.
  • Installed apps. This requires installing a spyware program on the mobile in advance.
  • Applying to law enforcement agencies.
  • You can write a missing gadget report, and the police can contact the operator to get data about the location of the mobile.

Enabling Device Manager

With registration and synchronization with Google service, the user can find the device through this service. It is necessary to activate the tracking of movements in advance in the settings of the phone. The sequence of actions is as follows:

Open the smartphone settings menu (gear icon).
Tap "Location".
Next, click on "Mode" and set it to "high precision".
Then tap on "Google Location History", activate the history.
Go back to the settings and go to "Security".
Tap on "Device Administrators".
Activate the "Android Remote Management" line.

Google Find My Device

You can track your smartphone through your Google account. The phone tracking program will work if you have previously registered your device. Log in and click the section called “Find My Phone”. You will then be asked to select the device you want to track and enter your account password again. What you can do with this service:

Find a lost or stolen phone. If the mobile has an activated GPS, then on the map will appear a mark where the mobile is. It will work even if the operator's card is changed. If the device will be turned off, then the tracking will be impossible.
Sending of an audible signal. The device could fall under the couch, behind the nightstand and you just can't find it. There is a function that creates a loud call to the cell phone, even in silent mode. This will help identify where the smartphone is lying.
Lock the device, create a message. This is necessary to prevent an intruder from accessing the files on the memory card. You can create a text message that the new "owner" will see when he tries to turn on the mobile.
Data destruction. This function allows you to delete all information from the device.