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How can you locate a cellphone?

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2010-02-04 18:55:33

You can track a cell phone with GPS.hese devices evolved in

compliance with new FCC requirements after the events of 9/11.

GPS-enabled phones have been a norm in cellular technology since


Step 1.

Start with a GPS-enabled phone. These specifically have GPS

capabilities and run the Java program that is needed for tracking.

Though most cell phones are equipped with the GPS chip, they aren't

easily accessible by the consumer. Nextel/Sprint phones such as

Boost Mobile are especially designed for GPS tracking by the


Step 2

Register on a site that offers the free program you need to

activate and run on the phone platform. Check out Mologogo's home

page for easy access to these free programs. Go to the main page,

and click "Sign up now." Type a user name, first and last name and

your email address and create your password in the provided cells.

On the next page, click the agreement box and choose a download

that corresponds to the kind of phone you're using, such as a candy

bar phone or clam shell phone.

Step 3

Save the download to your computer and next download the

provided installation software. Connect your computer and phone

with the cable, which starts the uploading process of the

appropriate software to the phone.

Step 4

Navigate to the phone's "Menu" section to install uploaded.

Choose "Mologogo" and click "OK." It then displays the memory

finding satellites that correspond to the phone. Choose

"Preferences" and enter your login name and password. A map appears

showing the coordinates of the phone and length of time in that


Step 5

Access this information online miles away from the phone. By

using the Mologogo homepage, you can view the phone location and

time of last 100 points of destination via Google maps. Test this

system by giving the phone to someone, logging on and viewing their


Tips & Warnings

Avoid the hassle of downloading and programming your phone. The

Mologogo website offers a starter kit, which includes a tracking

application pre-loaded cell phone.

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