What is trackr?
Trackr is a tracking device with a small Bluetooth enabled device that can be installed on a key chain or inserted into a purse and works with the phone. The product has a lot of options, from Trackr Bravo ($ 30 price) with a small hole to install on the key and a front button or Trackr Pixel ($ 25) a compact device with 9 colors to tap into the wallet, furniture . until Trackr Wallet ($ 30) the size of a credit card but thicker .
Once you have connected the Trackr to the phone, you can open the Trackr application so that it rings when it is near the lost item. You can also see your item the last time you see it on the map. When touching the Speaker icon on the application, Trackr will ring, and if the phone is lost, you can press the button on the Trackr device to ring the phone.
If the lost item is not in the Bluetooth area, the phone application will display the nearest GPS location. Trackr also uses Crowd Locate Network to find items even when you are not near it. Anyone who installs the Trackr app can locate the device when they are near and the map will be updated. For example, if you forget your wallet in the bar, someone takes and carries it, the location of the wallet will be updated whenever it comes near another Trackr user.
How to set up Trackr
After installing the Trackr app for iOS or Android, open up and select Add a New Device, then find your device in the list that appears later.
Choose to add a new device from the list
Name the device, describe the item it comes with, such as "key" or "wallet" for easy identification. When the application requires, press the button above the Trackr device.
Name the device and connect to the phone
When placing Trackr next to the phone, there will be a flashing green light, select Next to pair the phone and Trackr. When done, select Next.
Complete the connection process
After they connect, the Trackr will check to make sure it works. The first is to check the distance. Keep Trackr a few meters from the phone and select Test Range. After a few seconds, the application will tell how far apart they can be when they are not disconnected. This distance can be affected by electrical walls and equipment.
Check the connection distance
Then the application checks the sound magnitude. Leave Trackr a few meters away from your phone and select Ring Device. Trackr will ring, this is the sound level that the device will sound when trying to locate the object. If it works normally, it will indicate the sound intensity.
Check the volume when ringing
After two tests, you will see a compatibility report for Compatibility Report. Select Done to continue. Eventually Trackr will require to log in or create a Trackr account. You can use this account to locate the map from another device. In addition, it also connects you to Trackr Crowd Locate, allowing others to find you when things are too far away, and your phone can also find other Trackr's lost.
Easily find lost objects with Trackr
Users can repeat this operation on multiple Trackr devices. Once connected, you will see a half-circle blue circle below, indicating how close you are to the device (if not within range, it will report Searching .) and a Speaker icon. At the bottom of the screen, you will see a map showing the last position of the Trackr. The Menu icon in the upper right corner will show a list of devices connected to Trackr.