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Using tracking to find your phone

Posted In Security - By Techtiplib on Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 With No Comments »

There are many different situations that we find ourselves in that require the tracking of a cellphone.  This can be for a variety of reasons, from simply tracking your own cellphone if it is stolen or misplaced to keeping up with employees if you give them a company phone.  Whatever the case, there are different ways of tracking, and you should know more about them before you take the time to invest in some sort of tracking on your device.

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Why would I want to track?

Employees

If you own a company or manage a company where the employees are given free reign and allowed to go about as they please, you could run into a situation where you have someone who is abusing that opportunity.  They could be using their work time to do their own personal activities, and in the meantime they are getting paid for it.  In addition, the job type  could require them to sometimes be putting themselves in dangerous situations that require you to know where they are at all times.  Whatever the case, having tracking on employee cellphones that are issued by the company is something that many people do.

Children

If you are going to give your child a cellphone, you should always have some way of knowing where your child is at all times.  The easiest way to do this is by tracking them!  While you do not always have to use the tracking, this can really help you if you happen to suspect that your child is not where he or she says they are going, or if your child happens to come up missing at some point.

Personal

There are quite a few personal reasons for people to want a tracker.  First of all, losing your cellphone is an easy thing to do, just like misplacing your car keys.  By having tracking, you can easily find it.  You may also choose to have tracking in the event that your phone is stolen.  Lastly, sometimes instances arise where you may suspect that your significant other is doing something that they should not be doing.  Sometimes, people choose to have tracking installed on the phone so that they can keep up with their whereabouts.

Does GPS tracking always work?

Because GPS tracking relies heavily on satellites, it is not always guaranteed to work.  By having a service like handyortung that can provide you with a backup method of tracking your phone, you are making it even more likely to locate it in the case that it is lost or stolen.

Some people look at tracking as a way to spy on someone without their knowing, but that is not the case at all.  Tracking is a way to keep your investment by being able to locate it no matter what happens.  Don’t make the mistake of having the event arise where you need tracking and not have it on your phone, because at that point it will be too late.  If you think you need tracking, or will ever need it, the time to get it is sooner rather than later.  Companies like handyortung make sure that you can do just that.

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