Are you sure that your kid just makes it to home after school?
How to tell if they are not hiding anything about the places they visit? Or you are suspicious that they could be keeping a bad company?
Well, you are not alone. Being a parent, it is obvious to worry about the safety and wellbeing of your kids. However, it is important to be aware of the whereabouts of your kids at all times.
The ever increasing cases of missing kids and kidnappings bother every parent. Sometimes kids can get into trouble or get stuck in some unknown places. That’s why it is downright essential to track the route of your kids to make sure they are safe and secure.
While not everyone can afford detectives and installing spy cameras on their bags are not that feasible, there is still a practical and easy way to track their location.
Why not track their cell phone location?
There are many tools and techniques for tracking someone’s phone. And here we have rounded up such techniques to help you track your kids’ phone location without installing expensive software or jail-breaking the OS.
Activate “Find My Device” on Their Android Phone:
This trick is useful if your kids use an Android Phone. All you need to download “Find My Device” from the Google Play Store. Make sure to connect your Google Account to the Android device you wish to monitor. This is a safety feature designed by Google for Android phones. To track the location of the target phone, just access “Find my Device” on the web, sign in with the phone’s Google password and username to see the location of the phone.
The app is also equipped with the following features:
- The Play Sound option plays a sound at a loud volume. This is useful when you lost the phone, especially at home. To stop the sound, press the power key on the phone. The Lock Device option locks the cell phone so that it can’t be used.
- The Reset Screen Lock option lets you change the screen lock pin/pattern.
- The Erase option removes all of your phone’s data.
Activate “Find my iPhone” for their iOS Devices:
The Find my iPhone feature lets you track the location of your kids with iPhone. It is an inbuilt feature and is activated as soon as you unbox the phone. Otherwise, you can activate it by going to “Settings” and tap on “Apple ID” —iCloud. Activate the “Find my iPhone” to activate the feature.
Once this feature is activated, you can track the location in the iCloud from any desktop browser or another iOS device.
To get your kid’s location, go to iCloud.com from the browser and enter the Apple ID password and username of the kid’s phone.
Use Phone Tracker:
Want to check phone calls, text messages, web surfing other than location?
Enter the Phone Tracker mobile app. It is a free tracking app available for iOS and Android. Phone Tracker not only tracks location but also lets you know about phone calls, text messages, web activities, and other things going on your kid’s phone. Good thing is that one user account can be used for 5 smartphones to track everything on these phones for free.
So these are the ways to track your kids’ phone without installing any software or knowing them. The safety of your kids is important and you shouldn’t compromise. With today’s tools and sophisticated methods, it is easier to track your kid’s phone. This way, you can be assured of their safety and wellbeing. Tracking their phone is the easiest way to track their whereabouts at all times. What do you think? Let us know by commenting below.
Author Bio:- Founder at Phone Tracker, Dan Parisi is a tech enthusiast and educates the audience on gadgets, software and futuristic technology through his writings.