How to ping a cell phone to get it on the maps

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Jody Kerr

22 Oct, 2021 06:04 PM

I was just checking to see how to ping a lost persons cell phone to locate them.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Meghan on 22 Oct, 2021 08:40 PM

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    Hi Jody,

    Thanks for reaching out! If you are a member of a team account, the SMS Locator function allows you to send a short text to a lost person's cell phone number and then display their location in SARTopo. You can learn more about SMS Locators on this page of our user guide: https://training.caltopo.com/all_users/team-accounts/sms

    Best,
    Meghan

  2. Meghan closed this discussion on 22 Oct, 2021 08:40 PM.

  3. Meghan re-opened this discussion on 22 Oct, 2021 08:43 PM

  4. Support Staff 2 Posted by Meghan on 22 Oct, 2021 08:43 PM

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    My apologies but I originally sent the wrong link above- the correct link for the SMS locators page in our user guide is this one: https://training.caltopo.com/all_users/team-accounts/sms

  5. 3 Posted by Jody Kerr on 22 Oct, 2021 11:32 PM

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    Thanks

    Sent from my iPhone

  6. Meghan closed this discussion on 23 Oct, 2021 12:44 AM.

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