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GPS Partner Location Tracker / Logger. Can be placed in car, motorbike, handbag, etc. more >

GPS Senior Phone Tracker, to monitor and track the Elderly or Disabled person.

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GPS Watch Phone Tracker for monitoring, supervising and tracking of the Elderly or Disabled person.

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GPS/GSM Tracker for monitoring and tracking your Child, Partner, Elderly or Disabled person.

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Kid Phone Tracker for monitoring & tracking your Child. Alerts you on your mobile phone.

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GPS Vehicle Tracker. Track and protect your vehicle, with alerts on your mobile phone.

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GPS Pet Tracker Monitor, track and protect your pets from getting lost or stolen.

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GSM House Alarm. Will alert you via SMS or MMS on your mobile of an intruder.

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GPS/GSM Tracker for monitoring and tracking your Child, Partner, Elderly or Disabled person.

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Driver Fatigue Alarm is a wireless device to keep the driver awake when driving.

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3G-Alarm Camera shows video alerts on your mobile phone; worldwide use.

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Vehicle Tracker with GPS location tracking, vibration and crash alarm on your mobile.

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Automatic Video Recorder with integrated CMOS Camera and PIR detector.

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This GSM-Alarm Camera shows photo and SMS / email alerts on your mobile phone.

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GPS Watch Phone Tracker for monitoring, supervising and tracking of the Elderly or Disabled person.

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What do I need to know about a GSM SIM Card?

Our GPS/GSM Vehicle Tracking Devices monitors Children, Elderly person, vehicles (car, boat, caravan, motorcycle, heavy machinery, etc.) location through a GPS Tracker Device with a built-in GSM module, (voice & data communication), which connects via SMS text message to your mobile phone, to alert, monitor and track the location of your vehicle. In order to use our GPS Tracker Devices, you will need to purchase a SIM Card from your mobile phone provider and insert it into the GPS Tracker Unit. You can purchase the SIM Card as Pay As You Go (PAYG) from a mobile phone shop, or sign up a standard phone contract with your mobile phone provider, and use the SIM Card for the Tracker Device.

Limitations of Pay As You Go SIM Cards

  • How much credit is left
    With PAYG, you do have to check how much credit you have left and there is the risk running of out. This means that the SIM Card stops working without warning. You should activate your GPS Tracker Device, so it sends a SMS text message at least once a month, otherwise mobile phone providers will disconnect the SIM Card due to inactivity and you will not receive any alert messages.
  • Costs of Pay As You Go
    PAYG rates can be expensive compared to a contract.
  • Disconnected if inactive
    If the SIM Card is not used after a few months, the mobile phone provider may automatically disconnect your SIM Card, even if you still have credit. It is recommended to send and receive SMS text messages on an occasional basis, to keep it active.

Advantages of signing a mobile phone contract

  • Flexible Credit Limit
    You will be notified if you reach your monthly credit limit so you will be aware when excess charges will apply.
  • Lower Cost Usage Rates
    Local and roaming rates are much lower then when using PAYG.
  • No Disconnects if Inactive
    SIM Card is not turned off during periods of inactivity so long as you continue with your monthly subscription with your mobile phone provider.

Mobile Network Coverage

  • The GPS Tracker Device must be installed on a place where there is mobile network coverage, to be able to send and receive SMS text messages; same conditions, as for a mobile phone.
  • We are not a mobile phone network provider and do not guarantee the delivery of SMS text messages across a mobile phone network.

What is a SIM Card

A SIM (Subscriber Identification Module) is the smart card included in every cell phone and smart phone of the GSM family of networks. It's a sophisticated computer chip embedded in a small piece of plastic about the size of a thumbnail and placed behind the battery.

The SIM card identifies your plan and services to your operator. It allows you to receive wireless phone service when you are within coverage of your operator's network. In addition, the SIM is an essential part of the GSM system that enables your phone to work internationally in countries where your cell phone provider allows it. It is used by hundreds of operators in more than 200 countries around the world.

The SIM securely stores the contacts in your phone book and other personal information. Finally, it protects your digital life by preventing anyone from running up your phone bill with fraudulent calls and by securing your calls with encryption so they cannot be eavesdropped.

How does the SIM Card work?

A small computer and specialized software in the SIM are designed to protect your phone services from unauthorized parties, securely store your personal information like your phone contacts and provide other applications like faster Web searching and ringtone access. Whether your SIM has these applications or not, depends on your GSM operator, however.

The same wireless phone network that carries your voice conversations also carries information between your service provider and the SIM in your cell phone. It's how the network can always find you to give you your phone calls, anywhere in the world.

Information stored in the SIM gets updated as it changes. A good example is the list of international network partners - you never see it, but it enables international roaming when you travel. The mobile industry refers to this technique of delivering services through its wireless network as over-the-air (OTA). This gives service providers the means to upgrade services directly to your phone in real-time.

What is stored in the SIM Card?

In addition to your subscriber information and cell phone security, the SIM can also store your address book, thereby making it simple to pop it out and move it to another phone without losing the information.

Can I increase the memory of my SIM Card?

You cannot increase the memory in your SIM card. If your SIM card's memory is full then please contact your operator who should be able to change you card for a newer one with a larger capacity. You cannot increase the memory in your SIM card.

SIM Card memory full – What to do?

The SIM has reached its capacity. To fix it, delete unneeded saved text messages and contact entries. If your SIM card's memory is full then please contact your operator who should be able to change you card for a newer one with a larger capacity.

How to transfer my SIM Card Data into a new mobile phone?

Your contacts and text messages stored in the SIM can be recovered, transferred, edited or backed up with a SIM card reader, available online, and a PC.  The SIM card reader is a USB device. Be sure to get one that comes with PC software. Install the software, put your SIM in the reader, enter your PIN code (the same one you use to unlock your cell phone) and you have access to your contacts and text messages like any files on your PC.  This will not give you any other information, however, such as your subscriber information, pictures or music.  If you never used your cell phone PIN code or didn't even know you had one, call your phone company and they can probably tell you what it was.

Two other options to access information from your SIM are to connect your cell phone to a PC with either USB or Bluetooth, which also lets you save your media files, or to get a backup service from your cell phone company, who can help you do all of these things at their store.

How do I keep a safe Backup copy of my mobile phone?

There are generally two ways to make a backup copy of personal information stored on your mobile phone, Smartphone, PDA or other electronic devices. For your mobile phone, your mobile phone provider probably offers an optional backup service and will store a copy of your contacts, phone numbers and email addresses on their Web server, usually for a small monthly fee. You can access them over the Web, and if you lose your phone, you will not lose your contacts.

Another option is to connect your cell phone, PDA, MP3 player or iPod to a PC with either a USB cable or Bluetooth. This is usually a software program from the device manufacturer that lets you save your contacts as well as text messages, pictures, music, calendar or any other information on your PC. You have to remember to do this periodically. With Smartphones like the Apple iPhone or BlackBerry, or music players, most people use the software that comes with these devices to keep information backed up or synchronized with your desktop. If you need to re-install the software and lost your disk, go to the manufacturer's Web site to download the newest version.

Can I move my mobile phone provider, by placing my SIM Card to a new phone?

When you move your SIM, you keep the same mobile phone service provider. SIM cards make it easy for you to have multiple phones so you can switch between them whenever you like. These phones have to be either provided by your mobile phone provider or they have to be unlocked phones.  With unlocked phones, you can always switch your phone service between different phones as easily as popping out the SIM card and moving it.  You can also use different phone service plans in a single unlocked phone, say one for work and one for personal, by switching the SIMs.  The opposite of an unlocked phone is a locked phone.  In contrast, only SIM cards from a specific mobile phone company will work in its locked phones.

I have forgotten my PIN Code. How to unblock my mobile phone ?

The PIN code provides protection for your mobile phone. If you forget your PIN code, then the security system prevents you from using the phone. Try not to enter the wrong code more than twice: on the third wrong try your phone is blocked by the SIM. If you were mistaken and the phone is blocked, don’t worry. You can still contact your service provider’s customer service department and they will give you a PUK (Personal Unblocking Key) code to unblock your phone.

What does “Enter PUK Code” mean ?

If you enter a wrong PIN code too many times, usually three, your SIM will lock itself. This protects you from someone using your personal information or making calls if your mobile phone is lost or stolen. You may see "PIN blocked" or Enter PUK code" on your mobile phone display. The PUK code stands for PIN Unblocking Key. If you do not have your PUK code, contact the Customer Care service of your mobile phone company, give them your phone number and once they are sure it is really you, they will give you the PUK code, which you need to enter into your phone; you will then be asked to set a new PIN code. Once you have your PUK then keep it in a safe place away from your mobile as it is the key to unblocking your SIM. Note that if you enter a wrong PUK 10 times in a row, the SIM will be permanently blocked, and you'll need to purchase a new SIM card.

What is an IMEI number ?

The IMEI is the serial number and is a unique identifier for each mobile phone. A cellular network server, the EIR (Equipment Identity Register), checks each call made or SMS sent to ensure that the serial number of your mobile is authorized to use the network. In the case your mobile phone is stolen, you must report the theft immediately to your service provider. They can block the use of your phone using your IMEI number by registering it on the black list of the EIR. This prevents it from being used on any network connected to this EIR. If you want to keep your IMEI for your own records, it is often recorded on the inside of the phone in its battery compartment. However, if you want to find out your IMEI number without taking my phone apart just enter *#06# into your telephone and the IMEI will be displayed on the screen. This will work regardless of the make or model of the phone.