One of the great features of the Spytec GPS platform is the ability to watch your tracker moving live on the map while it is on a trip. Follow the steps below to see how:
Please Note: if you have 5 or more trackers, advanced filtering is available. Click here to learn more.
Step 1: Log in to the website platform app.spytec.com
Step 2: On the activity tab, the tracker icons along the top left provide a convenient way to quickly review the current status of your tracker(s):
- If the ring around the icon is solid and red, that lets you know the tracker is currently stopped
- If the ring is flashing and green, that lets you know the tracker is currently moving
Step 3: Click on the tracker icon to put the tracker in 'Follow Mode' You will begin to see your tracker move on the map in real-time.
- This will also show you the most recent data the tracker reported to the platform. This will include the location, time, and battery percentage.
Step 4: To exit the tracker screen, click on the 'X' in the upper right corner of the Tracker Card.
Advanced Filters on Web App (app.spytec.com):
If you have 5 or more trackers on your account, we’ve added status filters to the web app to quickly identify which trackers on the map are moving, stopped, have enough battery, or need charging.
Step 1: To view your devices using these features, simply select the filter button and then choose the checkboxes next to your desired advanced filters:
- Tracker Status: select if you are viewing devices that are moving, stopped, online or offline.
- Battery Status: select devices with a full battery (100%), Normal (20% or more), Low (less than 20%), Critically Low (5% or less), or Dead (0%).
- Charging: select if the device is currently charging or not.
- Plugged: select if the device is currently plugged in.
Step 2: Click "Show Trackers" to filter your viewed devices
Please Note: If you have 5 or more trackers, we have both a grouping feature and additional filters available. Click here to learn more.
Step 1: Log into your account from the mobile app. Click here for a direct link to the mobile app
Step 2: You'll see all of your trackers on the map at their current location on the map.
If you have multiple trackers, you will see a list that displays which trackers are moving or stopped. Tap on the menu to see a list of your devices. this will let you know if the tracker is stopped or on a trip.
Step 3: Tap on the tracker icon to put the tracker in 'Follow Mode'. You will begin to see your tracker move on the map in real-time.
Step 4: If you would like to do more with your tracker's location, tap on the three dots in the top right-hand corner of the activity card to view the menu.
From the menu, you can: Get directions to the tracker's current location, view the activity card in different avenues of the app, change how the tracker appears on the map, and share the tracker's location.
Advanced Filters and Grouping on Mobile App:
1. While viewing your trackers on the mobile app, you will see several options on the top of the screen:
- Moving: The number of devices that are currently moving
- Stopped: The number of devices that are currently stopped
- Online: The number of devices that are currently reporting their location
- Offline: The number of devices that are not reporting their location on schedule
- Low Battery: The devices that have a battery level of 20% or less
- Critical Battery: The devices that have a battery level of 5% or less
- Dead Battery: The number of devices with a 0% battery level
- Charging: The number of devices that are currently charging
2. Tapping on one of the filters will display the devices matching that criteria on the map.
3. You may also drag up the menu from the bottom of the screen to display the devices matching your selected filter as a list.
4. Tapping one of the devices on the filtered list will zoom out to display that tracker on the map.
Step 1: If you have 5 or more devices on your account, and your devices are concentrated in a single area, you'll see the devices separated out into larger groups:
Step 2: Tapping on the groups of devices will continue to zoom in:
Step 3: Once you tap on one of the groups again, you will be zoomed in completely and able to see each individual device in the group: