Use My Spy to Track the Location of a Cell Phone with GPS

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This article is part of our series of guides on how to use the My Spy Cell Phone Spy App.


3 Steps to Track a Child with mSpy using their GPS Location

Even good children can sometimes take the wrong road, or be convinced to do bad things.

Every parent knows how scary it can be when a child has friends you don't approve of, or they come home late, with poor excuses. Using GPS Location Tracking from My Spy (mSpy), you can keep tabs on them, no matter where they are, or where they said they were. In fact, being alerted to your child being where they shouldn't be, or deviating from an agreed set of plans can literally be lifesaving information.

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    Monitor location in real time
    Any time you're worried that a child or employee isn't going where he or she should be, or that someone you love may not be completely honest with you about their activities, you can discretely monitor their location with GPS. Using this feature, you'll be able to see their location in real time, on a detailed map, check their travel history over select periods of time, and even identify locations when GPS is not able to be accessed. This is particularly useful with children who aren't going where they said they might be, but it can also help to know when an employee might be interviewing over lunch, or just pretending to be sick. Likewise, it's an especially useful tool at tracking a cheating husband or wife, without the risk of actually following them.
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    Track him with GPS from the Control Panel
    There are few things worse than not knowing where your loved ones are. With GPS tracking, you no longer have to worry. Simply log in to your 'Control Panel', and select 'Locations' on the left menu. From there, you can click on 'Map View' to see where they currently are.
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    To use GPS to see where he's been
    Just click 'Locations' on the left side menu, and then at the top, select the 'Locations List' to see where they've been, and how they got there.
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Tips and Suggestions on Tracking Him with mSpy

For the latest information, check directly with the software provider.

Here are some useful tips and suggestions for using the mSpy App. These are constantly being updated, and you should always confirm any information with the manufacturer before purchasing cellphone spying programs.

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  • Make sure you use this application in accordance with local and regional laws, and abide by the terms of use published on the mSpy developer site, which are subject to change.
  • The mSpy Mobile Phone Spying App is not free. Packages start from $39.99 per month.
  • Supported phones and tablets include the Apple iPhone, HTC One, Nexus 5, and Samsung Galaxy S5. Other devices are also supported.
  • Not all features work on all supported devices. Note that feature information is constantly changing. Check with mSpy directly for details on specific features or device support if you are unsure.

Questions and Answers

Can I use mSpy with Verizon Nokia smartphone?

It is a joint account and I am the account holder for both cellphones.

As long as the Nokia smartphone is Android 4 or higher the mSpy app will be able to work on the device. You will still need access to the phone physically if you want to monitor text messages because you will root the phone to install the software.

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Dose it work when GPS is turned off?

My girlfriend is cheating on me. I have tried: Nothing

Yes, the mSpy will broadcast the location from within the spy app even if your girlfriend's GPS is turned off. Apps with features like this are excellent because people like me keep their location turned off to save on battery life and also so that when we post on social media it does not give our location away to everyone.

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My ex-boyfriend has people following me and telling him my location?

I am located even though my GPS is off and my location on Android phone is off, how is this possible please? My location is turned off and my GPS on phone yet people keep following me. I have tried: Turned off location on mobile phone and GPS and WiFi. I think it was caused by: He is stalking me and using third party to inform my location all the time.

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Can I find the location of my phone without having the phone to install an app and access the info from my laptop?

My son borrowed my phone and I haven't heard from him so I would like to see if I can find the location of the phone with just using the phone number I have not installed any app on my phone nor is the locator on it is a razor I am willing to pay for the service to find my phone. It is not clear by reading the other questions and answers if it is possible to locate the phone by the number even if the locator on the phone is off. I have tried: Free sites and Google however I don't have the locator turned on my phone. I think it was caused by: No problem just don't have access to the phone now

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