GhosTrack

GhosTrack User Manual

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Version: 1.1.0



Prologue:

Since the release of Android Google actually changed the thinking about information sector. They made life so much easier that a single device can hold up the entire universe on the hand of a small kid. So why not we keep an eye on those what we actually care for. For Example you leave on a remote place on earth and you are seriously concern about your kid’s whereabouts, or your work place situated in a bizarre area and the security situation over there is not at all satisfactory you want to keep an eye on your precious vehicle for those you need a complete solution on your smart phone. We are used to track from Laptop or PC but Smart Phone is more convenient because you are always going to carry Smartphone everywhere it is like another body parts of yours. Even there will be some places where switching on your laptop and using another device to connect it to internet and then tracking something are quite impossible to do. So Smart Phone is the actual solution of all of these. Smart Phone these days is not that cheap. Even you need to have some sort of arrangement so that if it lost you can easily find it by some other device. We came up with a complete solution of all those problems which you are going to face every modern day life. Ghostrack is capable of serving all those purposes at a time.

Application Profile:

*Informations are provided as per the Version 1.1.0 available on Google Play

Application Name

GhosTrack

Platform

Android

Developing Language

Java

Help Line Phone Number

1-650-SOALIB0(762-5420)

Google Play Link

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=soalib.android.location&hl=en


Operation:

GhosTrack is an ideal application to locate the Geographical Coordinate of another Android Device using SMS. So, there is an Admin phone (which wants to track other phones) and the target phones (which will be tracked). Admin just need the phone numbers of these target phones to track them. In the position stream mode, any set movement beyond certain distance and time will trigger transfer of Geographical Coordinates of the target to the Admin. GhosTrack can be used to locate friends & family, as anti-theft device, tracing the route (for example, in hiking and sports), etc. The whole operation can be completed in two different ways by using Internet or using offline maps.

Install:

Go to Google Play Store by your Android device. Give a search by “GhosTrack”.


Search “GhosTrack

You will find “Ghostrack” developed by Soalib Incorporated. Download and install it. It will take a few seconds of time depends on your connection speed.

Press to Install

Press Install

Press Accept

Will take a few moments to download

Admin Creation:

After finishing installation whenever you log in to Ghostrack, it will ask some information for creating a profile. Remember this profile will always act as Admin of that corresponding phone.

Provide required information

Give your Name, Phone Number and Email ID. Other information is optional. Press save after finishing. So now that account will act as admin.

You can import Contact data from your Phone/Sim contact list

Select Contact

Select Default no for tracking

You can directly import contact data from your phone or sim. For multiple numbers select one number for default tracking

Ghost Creation:

In this application traceable members are called as Ghost. You can add or create unlimited numbers of Ghosts. Just press the upper right Ghost plus icon. It will again ask for Details. Provide the information and proceed. Put down Name, Phone Number and Mail Id of your Ghost as you did before for admin creation.

Press the Ghost plus Icon

Provide the information and proceed


Offline and Online Operation:

GhosTrack can be operated in two different ways.

1. Online Operation: If the phone is connected to internet GhosTrack will automatically set this method as the default method. In the method no Internet connection is needed in the tracking end. But in the tracker end data plan is needed to load the corresponding map in Google Maps.

2. Offline Operation: If the phone is not connected to internet GhosTrack will automatically set this method as the default method. But whether the phone is connected or not it is always possible to track anything in Offline maps. But for that one needs to download the map first. The phone will automatically ask for downloading offline maps.

Press yes for downloading offline Maps

Select region

Select Country and press the download icon

Download started

Offline Maps


Ghost Position:

Ghost Position shows the current Location of the Ghost. Press Ghost Position it will show the Ghost list. Choose your desired one to find its current position. Remember in your Ghost list first tab will be the admin user himself.

Press Current Position

Red circled is the Admin and blue one is the Ghost. Press the Ghost to view his current location.

The phone will ask for confirmation. Press Yes

Current position of the Ghost will be displayed in the Google Map with Location, Time and Speed

(Online View)

Current position of the Ghost will be displayed in the Google Map with Location, Time and Speed

(Offline View)


Spy Mode:

Spy Mode is a unique feature of Ghostrack by which you can modify your tracking method by defining distance or time. That means after each user defined time or distance you will get to know the instantaneous position of the desired Ghost. Press spy mode from the side menu. Select Ghost. The phone will ask for your confirmation and when the tracking operation started it will let you know. For stopping the operation just long press the corresponding Ghost. Again the application will ask for your confirmation.

Press Spy Mode for constantly tracking someone

Phone will ask for your confirmation

Phone will notify you


You will see the position after each user defined interval

Tracking operation running

Offline View


For Stopping Tracking operation just long press the Ghost

Application will ask for your confirmation again

Tracking Stopped


Destination Tracking:

Destination tracking will enable the option for tracking someone in user defined location. For example if a user (Tracker end) wish to get a report whenever his defined person/Ghost (Tracking end) enters in a certain location destination tracking is the perfect solution for that. Just user need to configure the location in the map and define the person. In this 1.0.8 version user can only track himself and hence he will get the report whenever he enters the certain location. But the next version user can also track others.

Press Destination Tracking

Select location

Long press will activate tagging. Application will show the coordinates and ask for registration press “Register”

Location Selected

My Location:

My location will show the current location of the Admin.

Press My Location

Press the icon for current location of the Admin

Current Location online view


Press the icon for current location of the admin

Current Location Offline View

Inactive Ghost:

You can always make any Ghost hence member Inactive. For deactivating any member just long press him and then select the lower BOTTOM triangular menu. Then for deactivating him select “Inactive “and save. The option Inactive Ghost will show the Inactive List.

Select Inactive and save

Select “Inactive Ghosts”

Inactive Ghost List

SOS:

SOS is the option by which user can send his last position to his desired members if he in danger or something like that. Just got to the option bar, select SOS, select the text, select receiver. Now it is ready to send the text with the last location anytime anywhere.

Select SOS


Select Text

Or write text

When in danger just press the SOS icon

SOS text


Settings:

Settings


1. Low Battery Notification:

This option enables the notification when the battery level comes to user defined position. After clicking this, another two options will be highlighted.

a) Set Battery Level %: You can set the battery level percentage here. Whenever the battery drains and come to that level Ghostrack will automatically inform any user defined Ghost.

b) Notify Ghost: From this option you can select any Ghost from your list whom you want to notify when the battery comes to user defined level.

2. View Tracking History:

By ticking this option you will be able to view previously tracked data.

3. Track Me :

This option enables traceability. That means it is disable then now one can track that phone. After ticking it another two options will be highlighted.

a) Enter Minimum Time (Minute): You can set the minimum time interval here for Spy Mode. That means in Spy Mode after each interval of that time you will be notified of the position of the corresponding Ghost.

b) Enter Minimum Distance (Meter): You can set the minimum distance here for Spy Mode. That means in Spy Mode after each time the Ghost crosses that Distance you will be notified.

4. Circle Radius:

The measurement of the circle which is used in destination tracking. It means whenever the Ghost enters in that circle the admin will be notified.

Features:

        1. Two different method of tracking. Online and Offline.

        2. Offline is fully independent of internet connection.

        3. Map size is low so will not consume a large amount of memory.

        4. Two independent tracking methods which can be synchronized together.

Other GPS tracking software tracks using Internet based polling. Ghostrack uses SMS mainly due to the fact SMS is almost instantaneous while internet based location transfer has several disadvantages.

a) You need Internet Connection.

b) Software has to poll a service continuously and eventually driving the battery down quickly.

c) Internet based location Transfer may have significant latency which will cause inaccurate position of moving targets

5. Doesn’t require any high profile flagship device just a simple device with Android 4.0.0+ and GPS will do the work.

6. Only a 5.7 MB app so will not consume a lot of memory.

7. Have low battery notification System.

8. Unlimited Ghost can be added.

9. Track method can be modified by defining time or distance interval.

10. It will always show the speed of the Ghost.


GhosTrack Is the Perfect Tracking Solution for Your Kid

Now a days Android is everywhere. It’s cheap and affordable. You can easily give your kid a simple Android device just to communicate with him. Certainly he will be interested too as Android has a mega collection of games and features. Doing so, you can easily track him simply using GhosTrack.

GhosTrack as an Anti-Theft Application

Ghostrack is a multipurpose app. You can easily use it as an anti-theft app. simply by using Ghostrack you can always keep an eye on your precious Android devices. Install GhosTrack in your phone and in any of your friend’s phone. So whenever you lost your phone just use your friend’s phone to find it.

GhosTrack as a Vehicle Tracking Package

There are various kinds of Vehicle tracking devices available in market. Those are costly with complex installation package. Even some of those require Internet Connection. You can make a complete vehicle tracking device just using GhosTrack. Put a simple Android phone anywhere in your car with GhosTrack in it. You are ready to track your precious car.

Version:

Free: You can Track only one Ghost for 90 days. No SOS, Offline Tracking is available. Free version is available on Google Play

Pro: Unlimited number of Ghosts. Offline Tracking, SOS is available. You can update your free version any time to pro version. Just by simply paying through Google Play Store.

Enterprise: Soalib connectivity and phone to phone exchangeable privacy data. For purchasing Enterprise version contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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