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PocketFinder- Power Tab

Device Toolbar- Power

The fifth tab on your Device Toolbar is the Power tab

The Vehicle Tracker Power tab is for the Power Cut alert. The PF+ Power tab is for changing Power Modes and setting up Low Battery and SOS alerts.

Vehicle Tracker

Power Cut Notification

Turn on the Power Cut notification. Then Checkmark the SMS and Email contacts you want notified and Click Save at the boom of the screen.

This will alert you if power to the Vehicle Tracker is cut off as well as when power is restored. When power is cut from the device, it can still actively track for 4 hours off its internal battery. This way if your vehicle is stolen, you can still track and find your device. Consistent Power Cut and restoration alerts can also be a sign to check installation.

 

PocketFinder+

Power Management 

The PF+ has multiple power mode intervals for you to choose from. The interval you choose is the delay between 3 minute bursts of GPS locates while the device is registering movement. For more information on how modes affect tracking, you can review the User Manual.

Power mode changes occur immediately when on the charger. When off the charger, the change will occur the next time the device checks in to locate.

Click the power mode you want the device set for

Click Save below the power mode options

 

Low Battery Notification

Because the PF+ is designed to be used off the charger, there is a low battery notification. With various levels to choose from, the power is in your hands. When the battery level drops to what you selected, you and any contacts you select will be notified.

Click the Set your minimum battery level drop down and select the battery level you wish to be alerted at.

Then Checkmark the SMS and Email contacts you want notified and Click Save at the boom of the screen.

 

Alert Notification (SOS) 

The PF+ has an SOS button built into the device. When properly enacted, 5 minutes of emergency locates occur (see User ManualWhile the SOS function cannot be disabled, you have the option to turn alerts for SOS on or off. This way, you and any contacts you select will be notified when SOS occurs.

Click the Set your alert notification drop down and On or Off.

Then Checkmark the SMS and Email contacts you want notified and Click Save at the boom of the screen.