How Does Pocketfinder Gps Tracker Work?

Google’s Wi-Fi Touch technology is used on this tracker to receive the data of your vehicle. The tracker keeps sending your vehicle’s location every 60 seconds through a cellular or Wi-Fi network. (Note: For the PocketFinder GPS tracker to function, it should be connected to either Wi-Fi or a cellular network). You can locate, monitor, and track the device using your desktop, laptop, or hand-held devices such as smartphones or tablets. The mobile application available for this tracker helps you to manage all of its features. You can also set alerts such as the low battery, speed limit, etc., using the mobile app. 

Pocketfinder Gps Tracker setup

Pocketfinder Gps Tracker Mobile App

Install the Pocketfinder GPS tracker device on your vehicle. Now, you need to drive the vehicle for at least 10 minutes. Once the vehicle and the device are connected, you will start receiving information about the current status of your vehicle on your mobile phone through the Pocketfinder mobile application for Pocketfinder Gps tracker setup.

For Android

  • On your Android phone, go to the Google Play Store.
  • In the search field, type PocketFinder GPS.
  • From the list of suggestions, choose the relevant one and tap on it.
  • Tap on the Install button followed by Accept.
  • After installing the app, you have to launch it and configure the device settings as per your desire.

For Ios

  • On the App Store, search for the PocketFinder app and select it.
  • Tap on the Get it button.
  • Install the app on your iOS device by following the on-screen instructions.

Pocketfinder GPS Tracker Setup & Activate

Initially, you need to create a PocketFinder account. After creating the account, purchase the product and then activate it. Once the activation is done, mount the tracker on your vehicle and set its preferences using the mobile app or the PocketFinder web page.

Step 1: Create a PocketFinder account

  • Go to the official page of the PocketFinder Tracker.
  • Go to the top of the dashboard and click on the Sign In button.
  • Enter the email address that you wish to use as your username.
  • Similarly, in the password field, type the security key that meets the requirement.
  • Once you have created the account, perform the next step.

Step 2: Complete the payment

  • After creating the account and selecting your tracker, you’ll be redirected to the payment page.
  • Here, you’ll be asked to select the payment method and other relevant details.
  • Make sure to choose the payment method correctly from the drop-down menu.
  • Similarly, enter the card details correctly.
  • Once the payment is made, your PocketFinder Tracker is ready to be activated.

Step 3: Activate the PocketFinder Tracker

  • Now, a screen titled Select a Service Plan and Activate Your PocketFinder GPS Device will open.
  • Select your Tracker from the drop-down menu.
  • Similarly, from the Service Plans drop-down menu, choose your plan type.
  • In the Activation Code field, type your tracker’s activation code, which can be located on the outside of the package. Now, click Next to complete the activation process.
  • In case you are signed out of the PocketFinder account, then on the main screen of the PocketFinder Tracker, click on the ACTIVATE button and follow the on-screen instructions to activate and complete Pocketfinder Gps tracker setup.

Step 4: Setting up the tracker

  • Initially, make sure to charge the PocketFinder tracker before connecting it to your vehicle.
  • After charging the tracker approximately for 5 to 6 hours, connect it to your vehicle.
  • You can also connect the tracking device to your computer using a USB cable.
  • Now, go for a drive to set your block limit. When you return from the drive, sign in to your PocketFinder account and check the status of your travel.
  • Using the mobile app or web page of the PocketFinder Tracker, configure the other settings such as Geo-fences, alerts, etc.

Pocketfinder Gps Tracker Geo-fences Setup

You can set the Geo-Fences feature on the PocketFinder GPS Tracker using your smartphone or tablet.

  • Open the PocketFinder app.
  • Tap on the vehicle or profile name.
  • Select the Zone option.
  • If you have already configured the zones, then you can find them in this section.
  • Tap on the Add zone option if you want to add a new zone or create the zone settings for the first time.
  • Select the zone for which you wish to set the Geo-Fences feature.
  • Now, set the Geo-Fences size, type, and other settings as per your desire.
  • Finally, tap on the Save button.

Pocketfinder Tracker Low Battery Alert

To set low battery alerts on your PocketFinder tracker, follow the below instructions.

  • On your smartphone or tablet, open the PocketFinder app.
  • Select your tracker and tap on the Power Management option.
  • On this screen, locate the Low Battery Alert option.
  • Tap on the located option.
  • Now, the Low Battery Alerts option will be enabled on your tracker.

Pocketfinder Tracker Speed Alerts

Along with the low battery alert, you can set the speed alerts on your PocketFinder GPS tracker setup. To know-how in detail, follow the below instructions.

  • On the PocketFinder app’s main screen, select the Profile or tracker for which you wish to set the speed alerts.
  • Tap on the Speed limit option.
  • Now, on the opened screen, you can set the speed alerts for your tracker as per your desire.

Pocketfinder Tracker S.O.S Signal

The SOS signal is used in an emergency situation. This signal can be initiated by the person who is being tracked. You can initiate it easily by press the SOS button on the tracker 3 times. Once it is initiated, an alert notification will be sent to the contacts that have already been set to receive the SOS signal. Using the SOS signal, the contacts can track your movement easily. 

Pocketfinder Gps Tracker Lights 

The PocketFinder GPS tracker displays four different types of lights. These lights are displayed based on the tracker position.

Solid Blue: When your PocketFinder GPS tracker’s battery life is below 20%, the solid blue light will turn on. Once the battery level goes past 20%, the solid blue light will disappear.

Blinking green: When your tracker communicates with the PocketFinder service, you can see the blinking green light on it.

Solid Red for every 5 minutes: The light pattern indicates that the SOS signal has been enacted.

Blinking Red: Usually, this light pattern occurs after the SOS signal is enabled. When your tracker fails to detect the GSM cell service, this pattern is displayed on your tracker.

Pocketfinder Gps Tracker Issues

While using an electronic device, errors may occur due to minor glitches with the device or software. In the below section, we’ve explained how to resolve the PocketFinder GPS tracker issues. 

  • Initially, make sure that the PocketFinder tracker is charged fully and turned on.
  • Check if the tracker is connected to your computer or vehicle properly. If not, connect it properly.
  • Make sure that your Pocketfinder Gps Tracker setup is activated. To confirm it, sign in to your PocketFinder account in a browser and check the product status.
  • Check if you have set the location and alerts correctly.
  • To get remote assistance in resolving this issue, contact us.

Frequently Asked Questions

Basically, a fully charged tracker can last up to 12 to 16 hours. However, based on the different factors such as usage, frequency, awake/sleep, and environment, the battery life of the PocketFinder GPS tracker will vary. 

If you wish to change your PocketFinder account password, follow the below instructions.

  • Sign in to your PocketFinder account from your desktop or laptop browser.
  • Go to the My Account tab.
  • Now, locate and click on the Change Password option.
  • In the Change Password dialog box, type your existing or current password in the first field and enter a new password of your desire in the New Password and Confirm Password fields.
  • Click the Save button and your account password will be changed.

To cancel or suspend the service on the PocketFinder device, follow the below instructions.

  • Log into your PocketFinder account.
  • From the Home screen, select the My Subscription option.
  • Choose Billing > Reactivate/Suspend/Cancel and follow the on-screen instructions to cancel the service.

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