Getting started with GPS tracking

GPS-server can monitor thousands of targets, and display their location on maps with crystal clear detail right down to street level in a web browser. It lets users track objects in real-time, directly view historical tracks notify them about events that require immediate attention, generate various group reports, and much more. The software is straightforward, user-friendly, and designed to communicate with various GPS devices including mobile devices. It is constantly improved and updated with new features.

How does it work?

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Online demo

The demo account allows seeing moving devices that were created virtually to represent real-life scenarios. The demo account is limited and doesn’t allow us to make changes, it can be used only for viewing purposes. Visit the demo account.

Basic requirements
You need a GPS device for each object you want to track, a GPS device receives position information from GPS satellites and forwards it to the GPS server. There are also vehicle-mounted GPS devices, asset tracking devices, and personal tracking devices that include both GPS and a mobile data module.
Your GPS device needs to have an Internet connection to send position data to the GPS server. The most common option is to use a data subscription mobile network. Most dedicated GPS devices include a mobile data module that uses standard SIM cards.
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How much does it cost to use this service?
Newly added GPS devices can be used for 14 days FREE with our service. If you would like to continue using our service, please purchase a personal account plan from our products page or once the device trial period expires.
How to start using the service?
If you still do not have a GPS device, you can buy one on eBay or any other shop. Look at our list of supported devices to find a suitable device or verify that your device is supported by a GPS server.
Android and iOS mobile devices can be transformed into GPS devices with the GPS Tracker application which can be found in our mobile apps page.
Click “Registration” in the top right corner of this page to create an account in GPS-server.
Add your device to the account. Enter the device Name and IMEI number.
How to configure a GPS device?
Refer to the GPS device owner’s manual on how to set server IP and PORT. Our server IP and PORT can be found on the supported devices page.
Set GPS device APN. (Ask the GSM operator what APN to use with your device SIM card. Check if there is a username/password needed for the APN).
Make sure that your GPS device time zone is set to 0 UTC. If not it will show incorrect time or even won’t work.
If you still have problems, please check troubleshooting or contact our support team, we will be glad to help you.
Will the GPS device work inside the building?
GPS devices may not work inside the building, because of signal absence with GPS satellites. Take it out or put it in the car.

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