How Mobile Number Tracer Works

Living in a mobile gadget and also wireless world nowadays, it is now become easier for tracking people to be done. A mobile number can be trace either through mobile phone tracking of also mobile positioning. Mobile phone tracking is done via GPS or Global Positioning System. The Global positioning is done through 27 Earth orbiting satellites that is constantly roaming our space. A GPS receiver that is normally installed in your smartphones will locate four or more of this satellite wherever you are currently located. The triangulation method is used here to triangulate your exact position. By triangulation with the satellites and also your smartphones, the GPS receiver will be able to tell your smartphone or the apps that is using the GPS data your exact location and the surrounding areas.

Example of apps that use the GPS data is like Waze, Papago and etc. other ways for tracking is through mobile positioning. It uses the same concept of GPS and that is triangulation method. However, instead of using the satellites, it uses radio towers closes to your phones for the triangulation. Your phone will emit a roaming signal to a nearby radio tower. The location of your phone is determined through how strong the signal is sent to each of the receiving radio towers. It is not as precise as the GPS but it does not require you to open any apps for it to function. So, based on these two methods, a mobile can be tracked where it is located to an exact location. The number that is being used by the mobile phone can easily be obtained by contacting the operator network and they will identify which radio towers is receiving the strongest signal from that particular number of the mobile phone. The triangulation method then is also used to determine which other radio towers is also receiving the signal. By calculating the strength and weak signal, they can obtain a rough estimate of the mobile phone location.

Apple IMEI Check

For Apple product users, the IMEI for your iphone, ipad or any related Apple’s devices can be used to track your devices as well as to check the warranty and the also the legality of your product. So, how do you obtain the IMEI number of your Apple product? First you can just check the IMEI code in your device by looking at the settings mode. Choose General and then choose About. It will show you the IMEI number.

Jot it down into any piece of paper you can or just snap screen and save it as image in your picture folder. If you are having iPhone 3G up to iPhone 4S model, you can always check the SIM tray for the printed IMEI number. The sim tray also has the serial numbers printed on it. But if you have iPhone 5 and 5s, you can check the box of the iPhone 5. It is printed just at the bottom at the back of the box. It is also printed with ICCID number as well. Another method is to check the IMEI number through iTunes in the device summary tab. There you will find your Apple’s product IMEI number. However, for iPad or iPod touch, you can find the serial numbers and also the IMEI numbers engraved on the back of your devices. It is located at the bottom of the iPad or iPod touch in small print. So, by having this information, it will greatly help you if you lost your Apple devices and you want to track it. This information can come in handy and it is advisable that you jot it down in a piece of paper and put it somewhere safe where you can retrieve it easily if you need it. Other use is to check whether you have an original Apple’s devices and not a clone one.

Track My iPhone Without App

People who purchased iPhone will automatically be given an app call Find iPhone. This app however can only be downloaded once you have set the settings of your iphone through iClouds. But what happens if you have not installed this app and unfortunately lost your iphone. Can you track your iphone without a helpful app installed that will help you when you need it the most. The first option would be to use the imei number registered to your phone. It is a unique number for each iphone that is manufactured. In case if you have not jotted down the imei number, do not panic. The iphone box that comes together when you bought the iphone usually has the printed imei number somewhere at the back of the box. You have thrown the box away? Now it’s time to panic. No, Just Kidding.

Another best option is to check your Gmail account or any email that has been configured to your iphone. The last recent activity in the Gmail account usually will show the recent activity of the email used in the iphone. This includes any time the mail was accessed using a web browser, POP client, mobile device and also other third-party application. The account will also list the IP address that accessed the email together with the location and the time and date. You can access the Google account at The informations gathered are useful for you to track your phone. However, it is advisable that you give the information to the police as it will be quite dangerous if you try to locate the phone yourself but it is in the wrong and dangerous hands. But what if you also did not configure your iphone with an email? The last alternative would be to hope that the person who stole your iphone will take a picture. It is even better if the person took a picture of himself with the iphone. The iOS 7 allows pictures taken to be synchronously updated with iCloud. You will instantly get the new pictures taken and also together with the information of the location of the picture is taken. This information can help a lot in retrieving back your iphone.