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How to run the GPS tracker app in a Windows 10 mobile phone or computer?

When you first run the tracker app, you are required to create an account with us if you don't already have one. Pressing the Start button on the app main screen will lead to a link to the registration page. Enter your User Name, Password, Email for your registration. After registration, you need to return to the app and enter your User Name and Password. Press the Continue button and the app begins to track.

The tracker app requires the permission to use the device location. This permission critical to the app operation. Without it, the app will fail. Make sure to choose Yes

As the tracker app starts to run, wait a few seconds to make sure that there is no error message. The most frequent errors you might encounter include:

- This User Name does not exists. You have used an User Name that you have not registered with us. To solve this problem, simply go to the Settings screen and following the registration link to register your account.
- Either User Name or Password is not correct. To solve this problem, simply go to the Settings screen to re-type the correct credential.
- The device tracker app cannot connect to the server. To solve this problem, make sure that the device has internet connection.

As the tracker app is running normally, you can safely minimize the app. The tracker app will wake up per your configured interval to obtain and update location. The tracker app continues to run until you press the Stop button. The tracker app continues to run when the device screen is off, or the device is rebooted. Please note that if battery saver is enabled in the device settings, the app will not track. See this section for solution.

To customize settings, press the Settings button. Explanation for each setting as follows:

User Name
User Name that is registered with FollowMee.com. If you want to track multiple devices under the same account, use the user name and password for this account

Password
Password that is registered with FollowMee.com

App Screen Protected by Password?
Enabling this setting locks the screen with your account password. FollowMee is protected from being stopped or viewed by other people, or by the thief who just stole your phone. The account password is needed to unlock the screen. If you forget the password, there is no way to unlock it. Changing your password on our web site won't work.

Track Interval
Interval (in minutes) in which the tracker app will wake up to track location.

Port
Port number that FollowMee uses to upload location data to FollowMee server.

Forced Update Interval
The GPS tracker app only uploads new location to the server. If the device is in station for extended period of time, it might create confusion that the GPS tracker app has stopped. This setting allows you to set an interval for the GPS tracker app to report location regardless of location change. The default value is 24 hours.

Login Token
If you need your users to install and set up the GPS tracker app in their devices and you cannot disclose your account info, the Login Token is your solution. This is a 12-character long string that linked to your account info. When your users enter it to the GPS tracker app setting, it sets up the app with your account user name and password. In this way, your users can set up the GPS tracker app without knowing your account password.

Battery Saver Setting
If battery saver is on in the target device, the tracker does not track. To resolve this, you need to add this app to battery saver settings. This link will direct you to appropriate setting screen. Or, you can manually go there via Settings -> System -> Battery Saver -> Battery Saver Setting -> Add An App


 
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