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Top 9 GPS Tracker Apps for Android Device. Download Them For Free!

By Gary J. Fowler | Sep 29, 2018 04:23 pm

Did you misplace your Android phone? Are you certain that your child is hanging out with the wrong crowd but you have no way of following him or her to find out? All of these situations can be fixed in one way; By tracking the location of the missing device, or your child's phone.

With very many track apps and even more system settings on different devices that allow you to do that, it is very easy to track the GPS location of any cell phone. In this article, we share with you some of the most effective ways to track the current location of any Android Phone.

1. Open GPS Tracker

Open GPS Tracker is a GPS tracker Android app that uses Google maps to track your travels in real-time, videos, pictures,  audio and text.

Features

  • Receive real-time notifications.

  • Save notes with videos, photos, audio or text.

  • Share a summary of your events through a tweet.

Pros

  • Gives detailed data on the routes taken.

  • Easy to use.

Cons

  • Unreliable GPS location signal.

Prices

  • It is free to download.

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2. GPS-Tracks for Android

GPS-Tracks for Android is a track Android location app for hiking, cycling, ski tours, geo-caching, sight-seeing, snow trails etc.

Features

  • Records your routes and waypoints and saves data on your phone.

  • Easy to operate.

Pros

  • It silently runs in the background.

  • Can save all data on your phone.

Cons

  • It quickly drains your battery.

 Prices

  • It is free to download.

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3. Where's My Droid

Where's My Droid is a GPS tracker used to track Android phone location remotely to give you the exact location of your phone in real time.

Features

  • Track your phone even when switched off or out of coverage.

  • Notifies you when the SIM card is changed.

  • Use its web-based dashboard to remotely lock or wipe data from your phone.

  • Captures the photo of your phone thief when they fail to unlock your phone.

Pros

  • It has added features like GPS-flare, geo-fencing etc.

  • Operates in the background reducing battery consumption.

Cons

  • It sometimes stops working.

  • Cannot use it to track your family and friends since it does not have social support.

Prices

  • Free basic app and a premium app that has a one-time payment of $3.99.

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4. GPS Phone Tracker

GPS Phone Tracker is a hidden GPS tracker  Android that you can use to track the exact location of your family and friends and give you real-time updates on your lost phone.

Features

  • The web interface can be used to give you the exact location of your phone.

  • The dashboard will give you access to your device's location history.

  • Easily use it to keep in touch with your loved ones.

  • Socially interact with the app and get location updates of your loved ones.

Pros

  • Runs in the background without depleting your battery.

  • Very easy to use and quite handy.

  • Easily create groups and circles.

Cons

  • After rooting your device the app may seem to malfunction.

Prices

  • Basic free version with in-app purchases from $1.5.

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5. Run with Map My Run

Run with Map My Run is a GPS tracker app Android that you can use to track and record your workouts and get feedback and stats on how to improve your performance.

Features

  • It has an interactive map that records the routes used.

  • Records speed, distance, pace, calories burned, etc.

  • Monitors all your fitness activities.

  • Records all your work out details.

Pros

  • Provides audio coaching using its MVP program.

  • Easy to share your runs with others from the activity feed.

  • Records over 600 work out activities.

  • Provides your workout stats.

Cons

  • Unreliable GPS tracking.

  • It has no heart rate monitor.

  • Compatible with only Android or Apple devices.

  • Complicated for beginners to use.

Prices

  • It is $3.00 but with MVP program it is $5.99 monthly or $29.99  yearly.

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6. Family Locator - Life360

Family Locator - Life360 is a family-tracking app that you can easily track the current location of your family and friends by adding circles and also get the logs of their past locations.

Features

  • It protects your privacy since it is an invite-only app.

  • Use it to create multiple groups and circles.

  • Communicate privately with a group member.

  • Use it to share locations within your circle.

Pros

  • Runs in the background with automatic check-ins.

  • Easily organize old logs and locations.

  • Parents and children can both send check-in requests to each other.

Cons

  • The available free app has limited features like 2 place check-ins.

Prices

  • The premium version is $2.99  monthly or $24.99 yearly.

life360 family locator

7. Find My Device

Find My Device is a GPS tracker Android that helps you locate your lost phone while keeping your data safe.

Features

  • It plays a loud ring even when the phone is silent.

  • Allows you to sign out of your Google account and send a lock screen text to secure your lost phone.

  • Locate your lost device on a map using the current or last known location.

Pros

  • Helps to track your lost or stolen phone.

  • You can access your device remotely.

Cons

  • It drains the phone battery.

  • The current location is sometimes not available.

Prices

  • It is a free app to download.

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8. GPS tracker – FollowMee

GPS tracker – FollowMee is a hidden GPS  tracker for Android that helps you track multiple devices all at the same time.

Features

  • Runs in the background sending your target's location.

  • Tracks many devices at once.

  • Even without the internet, it can record location data.

  • It can be used on Android and iOS devices.

Pros

  • It has an SOS panic button.

  • It runs silently in the background.

  • Gives the real-time location of your device.

  • It has advanced features like the geofencing and location reporting features.

Cons

  • It consumes a lot of battery power.

  • You have to register in order to track the location of your device.

Prices

Its basic version is $3.99 and the deluxe is $9.99.

GPS tracker – FollowMee

9. MoniMaster

MoniMaster is a tracking app that allows you to access real-time location updates and important data from a target's device. It has an easy to use web-based user-friendly dashboard where you can view all the data from the target phone.

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Features

  • Compatible with leading versions of Android and iOS phones.

  • The GPS tracker Android has a web-based user-friendly dashboard to view all data from the target phone.

  • Provides instant location updates of the target phone.

  • Gives you access to the target's messages, photos, browser history, calls, and other data.

Pros

  • Can be used on unrooted devices very well.

  • Provides excellent customer service with personalized assistance.

  • Very easy to use and monitor.

  • Provides a detailed location history data.

Cons

  • Cannot be used on Blackberries or Symbian devices.

Prices

  • Free demo package and premium packages that start from $7.5.

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Getting the right GPS tracker Android will help you easily track your target to get all the data you need from their Android devices.

Note: The tools introduced in this post shall be used only with the aim of parental control. Please read the End User License Agreement (EULA) carefully before downloading or installing the software. MoniMaster takes no responsibility for any illegal use of this tool.