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Old 06-03-2016, 17:24   #1
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Tracking app for home bound friends/family

Hi.I am cruising solo while my wife holds down the Fort and keeps the home fires burning. She wants to track my travels. I have looked at several apps for iPhone and/or ipad. I am more confused than ever. Can anyone provide advise and recommendation for whic app works best, easiest?
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Old 06-03-2016, 18:47   #2
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Re: Tracking app for home bound friends/family

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Do you and your wife both have iPhones? If so, you already have a tracking app. "Find my Friends" is preloaded on iPhones. It's not the best, but it does the job. I use it a lot when riding my motorcycle.

One thing to consider, depending on where you cruise, is that you of course need phone service for any tracking app to work. Without that, you should check out a Spot or Delorme Inreach (has the ability to send and received texts, and also you can pay for the plan monthly).

The ability for my wife to see my on a map - and see that I am moving - really helps ease her fears.
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Not an iAnything, but Delorme Inreach is THE way to go if you are likely to be out of phone range.
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