STAY SAFE WHILE ON THE ROAD: Tracking App For Your Phone

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Tracking an Android phone today is easy thanks to the numerous applications out there – while travelling world can take advantage of it. However, it is essential to know that tracking a phone takes more than just buying a tracking application online and moving on. Before purchasing a tracker, there are certain things that you might want to consider first.

phone tracker for android while travelling can only be useful to you if it has all the features you need. It will give your family peace of mind knowing that you are safe and easy to find in case of emergencies. Many travellers can get carried away and get stupid while on the road. However, there are some basic features that a good phone tracker must-have, and they should include the following;

GPS tracking

This is like the first thing any tracker should be able to do. GPS tracking allows you to be able to know the physical location of whoever you are tracking. This is very helpful especially if you want to study how someone moves around daily.

Additionally, it can be of great help during emergencies when someone or the phone gets lost. Many companies especially ones that have trucks greatly rely on this feature to follow up if the drivers are using the required route plans. Parents of a traveller will find this feature very useful and we know why.

Messaging tracking

It is important to know that there are several messaging applications for android phones. A good tracking application should be able to allow you to access all the messaging apps and chats of whoever you are tracking. While this is not really needed for parents to know you are safe, in case something happen, they will have an idea what’s going on with your life.

While you can also turn this feature off if you are uncomfortable to give access to such private matters as messages.

Call tracking

This can be a useful feature to anyone whether a parent, an employer and even spouses. Call tracking allows you to collect call logs that you can use to trace whatever you are looking for. This is one feature that is also common among trackers as it provides details about a particular phone call. It comes in handy at all times and can be a tremendous help during investigations.

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You should know that the cost of a tracking application is substantially determined by what it can do for you. It is also good to know that not all trackers are the same in that they have different features. When checking on affordability, you must first of all outline the reason why you need a tracker.

The difference is that these applications have their strengths and weaknesses. Tracking applications can be costly, but they prove to be cheap in the long run because they can protect you from other severe and expensive risks.

Online tracking

Tracking your moves online can be very useful as well. We all now are using the internet. From booking flights, hotels, tours, and also meeting strangers. Especially in the travel community, we all rely on meeting kind and trustworthy stranger. Having this feature will be very handy in situations like we get scammed, tricked, or happen to meet people who are dangerous – this kind of tracking will give an extra layer of safety for travellers.


When it comes to buying a mobile tracker, never rush to a conclusion. The best part is that you can always consult someone because the thousands of trackers available online might give you a difficult time making up your mind.

Your parents and love ones can find your last location and movement which will be very useful to track you down in case something wrong happen while you’re on the road.

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Mary is the founder of amaryroad and one of the experts when it comes to travelling in Southeast Asia. Mary has been travelling around the world since 2013, she have extensively travelled and lived in Southeast Asian countries. She also has been featured in popular publications in the Philippines such as GMA Network, When in Manila, and Tripzilla. Today, Mary continues her round-the-world trip with no final destination. She travels in her own terms and tries to build her own world whilst pushing herself into every corner of life, breaking limit beyond her capabilities.

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