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How to Secretly Track a Cell Phone Location

author_icon Cody Walsh time_icon Last updated May 28, 2019 07:07 pm tips_icon Track

Throughout the day every member of your family may be going to different places and sometimes if you are not able to reach them you tend to get worried about their whereabouts. Earlier knowing where they are wouldn't have been possible but with the introduction of cell phones it is now possible to track the location of your spouse, children or any other members of your family easily to make sure that they are safe. Since everyone these days carry a cell phone along with them, it is possible to easily know their whereabouts with just a few clicks.

With the help of the methods mentioned below you can easily know how to secretly track a cell phone location. This way you can reach them at the earliest whenever there is any emergency! Even in a case when they lose their cell phone or it gets stolen, you can find out the exact location of their phone with simple steps.

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The Most Effective Way to Secretly Track Cell Phone Location

There are several ways in which you can track the location of a cell phone including tracking a cell phone with number, IMEI tracking, carrier tracking, etc. However, these methods are pretty complicated and using them on an everyday basis would not be possible. Also, every time you try to track a cell phone with these methods the entire process takes up a lot of time.

KidsGuard Pro is one such app which overcomes all these hurdles and provides the most convenient way to keep a track of your family member's whereabouts at all times. This is a very efficient app which comes with a lot of advanced features which can be great for phone monitoring functions. The location tracking feature of KidsGuard Pro is one of the best features of this app which can be used pretty conveniently by anybody.

Advantages of KidsGuard Pro App

  • Real-time location tracking with the help of inbuilt GPS.

  • As soon as you install this app on the target phone it works on stealth mode.

  • It also provides Wifi logger location tracking, this is when the target phone gets connected to Wifi and you would get the basic info of location through the Wifi it is connected to.

  • It displays the entire location history of where the target phone has been carried to.

  • It also has some other advanced features including social media monitoring, SMS and call tracking and so much more.

You can make use of the steps mentioned below to know how to secretly track a cell phone location for free using KidsGuard Pro.

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Step 1: Sign up with KidsGuard Pro using a valid email ID and download this app on the target phone using your account details.

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Step 2: Make the necessary changes in settings of the target phone and install this on the target phone.

Step 3: As soon as you install this on the target phone, it becomes incognito.

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Step 4: Once this is done, you can open the dashboard of this app using your sign in details on any other device with a stable internet connection.

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Step 5: From the options available on the left side of the screen, choose the cell phone whose location you want to track and click on "Location".

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The entire location history of that particular device will be displayed.

Is There Any Other Way to Track a Cell Phone Without Detecting

Although there are several other ways in which you can track the location of your family members, nothing works as effectively as KidsGuard Pro. The other ways to secretly track cell phone location of your family member without detecting are given below.

Way 1: Track With Google Maps (Mainly for Android Users)

If your family members and you have Android phones, you can make use of Google Maps to get the phone location. You can do this in the following way.

Step 1: Open Google Maps on the target device and tap the Location icon.

Step 2: Tap on the blue dot being displayed on the map which shows the current location of the target device.

Step 3: Tap on "Share your location" option.

Step 4: Select the option "Until you turn this off".

Step 5: After this tap on "Select People" and choose your contact before tapping on "Share".

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Now, you can get the details of the real time location of the target device anytime from the Google Maps in your device.

Way 2: Track With Find My Friends (for iOS Users)

If you and your family members use iOS devices, there is another ways to secretly track iPhone. You can make use of the Find My Friends feature which comes pre-installed on all the iOS devices. You can know how to secretly track an iPhone by using the secret tracking app for iPhone by following the steps below.

Step 1: Open the app Find My Friends on the target device and tap on "Add".

Step 2: Enter your email address or if its already added select your contact and then tap on "Send" or "Done".

Step 3: Turn on the "Share My Location" option.

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This way you can view the location of the target phone on your Find My Friends app.

Way 3: Track With Network Provider

If your family members are using the same network provider as you are, then you can pick any family tracking plan from the network provider's company to get to know the location of their cell phone. For example you can make use of Verizon company's family tracking plan in the following way to know the location of your family member.

Step 1: Download the app through Google Play or Play Store.

Step 2: Open Verizon Smart Family app and tap on "Get Started".

Step 3: Sign in using your mobile number and password.

Step 4: Select the plan which you want and tap on "Next".

Step 5: Select and name the lines which you wish to add and select "Sign Up" and then on "OK".

Step 6: Go to the dashboard and select the device whose location you wish to see and tap on "Map" to see their location.

Verizon  smart family location sharing

This way you can choose a tracking plan from any of your common network providers to know the location of your family members.

Final Thoughts

Although all the methods offers successful ways to track the location of any of your family members, the most effective method would be by using KidsGuard Pro. This secret tracking app offers a more convenient way to track the cell phone location without the target phone user finding out. It is highly recommended to use this excellent app for location tracking. You can make use of the three day free trial version of this app to get acquainted with all the advanced features it possesses.


  • Track the real time location and view location history

  • Check all incoming and outgoing calls & SMS

  • Monitor app activities and know which app is frequently used.

  • Remotely access the files on kid's phone, like contacts, notes, photos, keylogger, etc.


By Cody Walsh

Posted on May 28, 2019 ( Updated: May 28, 2019 )

An experienced technology blogger and editor who has spent more than a decade writing about software, gadgets, and computing etc all over the Internet.