How to track a person on the phone?

Elena Melnichenko
Elena Melnichenko
October 20, 2014
How to track a person on the phone?

If you always want to know where your child or elderly relative is, then you need to know how to determine the location of the phone. At the moment, this problem is very easy to solve, since in addition to cellular operators special programs can help. The article will discuss how to track a person through the phone.

Cell phone operators

Appeal to mobile operators is the easiest option. For example, if you are a user of the Beeline network, then you can use the Mobile Locator service by calling 06849924. Then you need to send an SMS message to the number 684 with the text “L”.

If you want to track a person (your child) by phone, MegaFon also provides this service. It is called "Beacon". This way you will always know where the person you need is located.

For more information, see the article How to find a person by phone number.


GPS navigation is another good way to locate a person. Tracking a person with his help through the phone is not difficult, since many applications and programs installed on the device, are periodically asked to mark their location.

If you create a lot of pictures on your device (which you then upload to the network) and a GPS navigator is connected to it, you can also use your pictures to locate the phone. This feature is called geotagging, that is, recording geographic metadata on a photo.

With the help of GPS, you can also transfer data to foursquare, a special social network with the function of geolocation. Users mark their location using the mobile version of the site.

Specialized Applications

Apple has developed a special application with which you can determine the location of another person. It is called "Find my friend". You only need to send a request to another person to determine his location. It is worth noting that even if your friends and relatives do not have an Apple device, you will still be able to mark it on your map.


If none of the options came up, you can use one of the sites that help track the phones. An example would be The only drawback of this site is the fact that you will not know the exact location of the person, and get only approximate coordinates.