Free Mobile Phone Tracking

Written By Sam on 7 October 2012
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Mobile Phone Tracking or Cell Phone Tracking mainly refers to the attaining of the current position of a mobile phone. Mobile Phone Tracking may occur either via multilateration of radio signals between radio towers of the network and the phone or via GPS. To track a mobile phone using multilateration of radio signals, it must emit at least the roaming signal to contact the next nearby antenna tower. This essentially means that your mobile phone has to be turned on to track it. So users need to understand that tracking a mobile phone which is switched off is not possible with the current technologies.

Mobile Phone Tracking or Positioning includes a location based service that tells us the actual coordinates of a mobile phone. The technology of Mobile Phone Tracking is based on measuring power levels and antenna patterns and uses the concept that a powered mobile phone always communicates wirelessly with one of the closest base stations. Advanced Mobile Phone Tracking systems can also determine the sector in which the mobile phone resides and roughly estimate also the distance to the base station.

Mobile Phone Tracking can be Network-based, Handset-based, SIM-based and Hybrid. Network-based techniques utilize the service provider’s network infrastructure to identify the location of the handset. Handset-based technology requires you to install some software on your mobile phone for tracking. SIM-based Mobile Phone Tracking uses the raw signal to track a mobile phone. The latest hybrid positioning systems use a combination of network-based and handset-based technologies for Mobile Phone Tracking.

Mobile Phone Tracking

AT&T Cell Phone Tracking – If you are a AT&T customer, you can use FamilyMaps that allows you to track the location of any cell phone on AT&T’s network from a mobile phone or PC. AT&T Mobile Phone Tracking allows you to receive a track your family and friends mobile phones. The service uses satellite GPS technology and cell tower triangulation to pin-point the location of the phone and the service costs $9.99 for two phones and $14.99 for up to five phones.

Sprint Mobile Phone Tracking – If you are on Sprint, you can use Sprint Family Locator to track your mobile phone. Sprint Family Locator is available for free for the first 15 days and then you have to shell out $5 per month to locate four phones. With Sprint Family Locator you can easily track your lost or stolen Sprint mobile phone also.

T-Mobile Cell Phone Tracking – If you are a T-Mobile customer, you can use FamilyWhere that helps you to track the location of any mobile cell phone on T-Mobile network with no GPS or extra software required. You can locate from the convenience of the Android App or from a web browser on my.t-mobile.com.phones.

Verizon Mobile Phone Tracking – If you are on Verizon Wireless, you can use Verizon Family Locator to track your mobile phone. From your PC, Phone or Tablet, you can check on the location of family members phones or trace a lost or stolen mobile phone. Family Locator is a simple, secure service that can be used from fl.vzw.com.

Apart from these there are hundreds of apps that helps you with iPhone Mobile Phone Tracking, Android Mobile Phone Tracking, Blackberry Mobile Phone Tracking, Windows Phone Mobile Phone Tracking, Java Mobile Phone Tracking, Linux Mobile Phone Tracking and more.

2 Responses to “Free Mobile Phone Tracking”

  1. parvez alam says:

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  2. sasi says:

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