GpsGate Tracker for Android

With the Tracker Android app, it is possible to use your Android devices as trackers to report to GpsGate.

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1. Download the app

1. Open Google Play Store in your Android device.

2. Search for 'gpsgate' in the search box and select GpsGate Tracker.

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Download link (Google Play Store)

Alternative: scan the QR code you see below to get the direct link. Note: in some versions of Android, the QR code works inside the camera app when Google Lens suggestions are activated.

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  • If you prefer a manual installation you can download the APK file and install it directly on your phone. Check your specific phone's instructions how to install APK files from external sources.

2. Create the user

The Tracker App needs to be associated with a user in GpsGate server in order to save the tracking data. Follow these steps to create the user:

First device

If the GpsGate Tracker is your first device in your application, when the application is loaded you will see the following screen:

1. Select the second option

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2. Type Android to search for the device type, and select it.

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3. Disregard the 2. Configure tracker part, and Click on + Add tracker manually

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4. Enter the device ID. It could be any numeric value you want, for example, the IMEI of the device

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5. Click on Add tracker button.

6. Click finally on Connect.

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Your first Android GpsGate Tracker user is now created!

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7. Edit the new Android (1) user you have created

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8. Go to Device 1

  • If your device has QR reading capabilities, click on Register tracker button and continue to the next step.
  • If your device does not have QR reading capabilities, continue from the SMS activation method below.

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9. The QR code with the configuration will now open. Continue from step 5 below.

Second device or more

If Android GpsGate tracker is not your first device in the application follow these steps:

Scan QR code method

  • This method is for devices capable of scanning QR codes with their cameras. 
  • If your device does not support scanning QR codes, read the SMS method below.

1. Create a new user by clicking on + Device button.

2. On Device 1, select Android

  • Disregard the Device setup instructions part.
  • Do not enter any phone number for now.

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3. Go to Details, and enter a Username.

4. Click on Save

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After clicking on Save, the QR code will show up.

Keep the code on the screen and continue to the next step.

5. Open your Camera app in your phone, and find Google Lens option to scan the QR code

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6. If asked, choose to open the link with the Tracker app

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7. Click on Accept the configuration.

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Your Android tracker is now ready to work!

SMS activation method

If your device is incapable of reading QR codes, you might want to use this method instead.

1. Create a new user by clicking on + Device button.

2. On Device 1, select Android

  • Disregard the Device setup instructions part.
  • Enter your phone number in international format, starting with the +<country_code>.

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3. Go to Details, and enter a Username.

4. Click on Save

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After clicking on Save, the following message will show up.

5. Click on Send Registration to receive an SMS with the activation link.

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6. Click on the link you've received in your phone.

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7. If asked, choose to open the link with the Tracker app

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8. Click on Accept the configuration.

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Your Android tracker is now ready to work!