How to locate a GPS cell phone by the number

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How to locate a GPS cell phone by the number
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If you constantly receive a strange phone number on your cell phone, you may want to know the caller's exact location. On the other hand, you may want to track your child or grandparent's GPS-enabled cell phone to ensure that person's safety. There is free cell phone tracking software that lets you track a cell phone's whereabouts. No matter what your reason is, this can bring you some sort of peace of mind.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Cell phone tracking software

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Download reverse phone search software. Examples include Phone Detective, Reverse Mobile and Cell Phone Registry. Save the file to your desktop.

  2. 2

    Double click the file. Follow the set-up wizard instruction for installing the software. Save the software to a newly created folder on your computer's hard drive.

  3. 3

    Restart your computer. This allows your computer to recognise and properly run the newly installed software.

  4. 4

    Double click the software's icon. Click the "Tracking" icon. Enter the cell phone number you want to track.

  5. 5

    Wait for the results to load. The software should give the town or city and state that the mobile number is currently in.

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