User Guide for Tracking Platform

Sign up/Login

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  • We recommend Google Chrome and Safari browsers.
  • Go to app.spectrumtracking.com to sign up an account.
  • Use a valid email address as your account name
  • Phone number is optional. We will contact you if something goes wrong with your device or account.
  • Click Register and a validation code will be sent to your registered email address and/or phone number.
  • Check your email to for email verification code.
  • If you do not receive the email, check the spam folder.
  • Request a new one if necessary.
  • You also need to verify your email from auth0.
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  • Login to your account.
  • If you use mobile phone, download app Spectrum Tracking from app store.
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  • Download Spectrum Tracking app from app store to your android or iPhone.
  • Use a valid email address as your account name
  • Click Register and a validation code will be sent to your registered email address and/or phone number.
  • Check your email to for email verification code.
  • If you do not receive the email, check the spam folder.
  • Request a new one if necessary.
  • You also need to verify your email from auth0.
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  • Login to your account.
  • Click remember me to save your login information.

Track by phone

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  • Sign up a free account for your child or loved ones.
  • Login and click the 3 dots and open the new panel
  • Click share location
  • Send an email invitation to share location. From your child's account send an email to yourself.
  • Once the invitation is accepted the location is shared.
  • View driver behavior report.
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  • You can change the tracking interval. The default is 30 seconds.
  • A small interval will use more battery.
  • You can turn off the shaing by switch off the phone tracking from setting.

Real time monitoring

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  • Vehicle list on the right panel shows the vehicle status (Drive, idle, park), speed, and the time of last position report.
  • Driver name and speed also show in the vehicle icon on the map.
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  • Click show vehicle information button on the right panel to show monthly and annual mileage.
  • If you do not receive the email, check the spam folder.
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  • Hover mouse around vehicle icon on the map to update vehicle information, show real time traffic and street view.
  • You can upload driver photo and vehicle photo from the pop up window.
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  • To show satellite map click the icon B on the top right corner.
  • Put an address in the box to find it on the map.
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  • You can show only vehicles that meet your requirements.
  • Click the filter icon on the right panel to select your vehicles.
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  • View your vehicle speed and location in real time.
  • Swipe the bottom panel to show more vehicles.
  • Press the triangle on the top right corner to show detailed vehicle information.
  • View monthly and annual mileage.
  • View driver behavior report.
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  • View high resolution satellite map.
  • Click the 3 vetical dot to see more options.
  • Edit vehicle information.
  • Find the route to get there.
  • Share your location with your family and friends.
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  • Change icon color.
  • Change vehicle name.
  • Change driver name.
  • Send email to share your location with others.
  • When your family or friends download the app and register an account your vehicle will automatically show in their account.
  • You can request them to share their location with you.
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  • Find the way to get there.

History route replay

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  • Choose the date that you want to show history routes.
  • Use the play button to show route. Timestamp will show on the left top corner.
  • Use the fast-forward button to move to next route.
  • Address, trip duration and trip distance will show on the left trip log panel.
  • Use the corlor icon on the bottom left corner to find the speed of each trip segment.
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  • Use the slider to find time and speed at a specific location.
  • Use the control panel on the right to move one day forward or backward.
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  • Replay the routes on the map.
  • Show trip duration and trip distance.
  • Show whole trip or each segment of trip.
  • Easily change the date to show trips from other days.
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Reports

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  • See daily driving distance.
  • See driver scores which are based on mileage and driver behavior including speeding, harsh braking, harsh acceleration etc.
  • View reports in the past 7 days, 1 month or other time frame.
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  • Check daily mileage and fuel.
  • Export to excel file.
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  • Show details trip summary.
  • Show day to day mileage and driver behaviors.

Set alarms

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  • Choose the alarms you want to set.
  • For text alarm you need to purchase the service.
  • Click Update button to save alarms
set geofences
  • Follow the instruction on screen.
  • Make the fence large enough so that the vehicle at least 50 feet away from the fence boundary.
  • Click Save to update the setting
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  • Set alerts to receive notification

Order service

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  • Choose a plan.
  • Purchase text message plan or wifi hotspot plan.
  • Click the icon I (circled) to find plan description.

User management

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  • Use a valid email address for new user account
  • Select the vehicles that you want the user to manage.
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  • Select the pages that the sub-user can view.
  • To remove a sub-user click the icon in the circle.

Share location

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  • Send an email invitation to share your vehicle location.
  • The invitated person needs to download the app to view your vehicle location.
  • You can unshare the vehicle at any time.
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  • To hide the shared vehicle from your list just turn off the show button.
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  • Send email invitation to share your location.
  • Unshare your vehicle.
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Vehicle Summary

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  • Detailed vehicle informaiton.
  • Export to csv or excel file.
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  • Turn on the monthly data to see month by month mileage, fuel consumption, and driver scores.

API Integration

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  • Generate an API key so you can visit our database directly.
  • Do not share your API key.
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  • Get vehicle location and speed from database.
  • We can also send the tracker information directly to your server to reduce delay.