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To get started tracking, download our app, create a user, register the tracker and activate it by shaking:

Cobblestone GPS-tracker quickstart Danish

Select the “Live Tracking” power saving profile to start with, as it makes installation easier. Once you have confirmed that the device works, you can switch to e.g. "24 hours".

The battery icons in the power saving profile selector only illustrate the expected power consumption - not the battery status right now

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Activate and test the device outdoors as concrete and metal can absorb and reflect GPS signals

You know the device is properly activated when you see two identical randomly colored circles: one in the menu at the bottom of the screen and one on the map.

If you do not see your tracker's icon on the map within 5 minutes, you can repeat the “shaking process” outdoors.

(The little blue circle is your phone's location - not your trackers')

Quickstart step-by-step

  1. Open Google Play or App store and download our app: CPH Trackers or visit app.cphtrackers.com if you are sitting at a large screen
  2. Install and open the app
  3. Create user account with email address and password
  4. Touch the + icon in the upper right corner
  5. Enter the 20 digit code that appears on the white label on the tracker
  6. Select the Live Tracking profile from the
  7. drop-down menu
  8. Give the tracker a name - e.g. the same as what you track
  9. Go outdoors and shake the tracker quickly for 10 seconds - leave it in the open for 5 minutes
  10. Confirm that you have two colored circles with a letter in them in the app
  11. Test the connection where you intend to mount the tracker
  12. Apply adhesive when you are sure the connection is good

Mounting the COBBLESTONE GPS Tracker

Remember to activate before mounting. If you have installed your tracker before it was activated, you can arm yourself with patience - Cobblestone GPS tracker has an autostart function which means that it is activated by itself no later than 7 days after it is registered to a user.

The device should as far as possible point with the logo towards the sky without obstacles of concrete or metal. If there is metal above the tracker, point the logo in the direction in which the signals can enter.

The supplied adhesive is ultra-strong and permanent and adheres to metal, plastic, wood etc. Clean the desired surface for installation with benzine or similar and wipe with a dry cloth. Remove the red liner from one side of the tape and place it on the tracker. Remove the second liner and place the unit in the desired location. Remember to test before sticking.

IMPORTANT: Avoid too much metal around the tracker - metal reflects radio signals, so even duct tape and silver paper can completely block both GPS and data network connection. But radio signals go well through glass, wood, plastic and fiberglass.

Recovery

If your device should get lost, we recommend that you switch to "Live Tracking" until the tracker is found - but feel free to use "Constant" for a few days at a time. You change profile by tapping your tracker's icon at the bottom of the app and tapping the middle icon “Profile”. Press the drop-down menu and select "Live Tracking" or "Constant". Please avoid using "Constant" for more than a few days as it uses a surprising amount of power.

Synchronization and Power Saver Profiles

Please note that the tracker works independently of the app and the server - it will simply follow the instructions given to it until it gets new ones.This means that you have to wait for the device to synchronize and download new settings the next time it sends coordinates. So if the tracker sends coordinates once a day, it can take up to 24 hours before it changes profile.

You generally get the best balance between predictable battery life and response time with the "24 hours" profile, so use it for vehicles used on a daily basis, such as passenger cars.

"Live tracking" and "After Movement" are recommended for things that stand still most of the time such as caravans, boats, trailers and the like. "After movement" is good for vehicles that only move once or twice a day (on average). With these two motion-activated profiles, the tracker is only active once a week - unless motion is detected.

With the "After movement" profile, the tracker only sends position when movement has stopped - not while it is moving. With "Live tracking" the tracker sends at, during and after movement

Please avoid the "7 days" profile, unless you are confident that there may be a week between you being able to contact the tracker. Although "7 days" is ideal for periods of inactivity, Live Tracking will often be a better choice.

Read more about selecting power saving profiles here (opens in new window)

Worth knowing

    • The tracker is “offline” between position updates, so it only picks up new settings the next time it sends position update
    • GPS technology is designed for outdoor use. If the tracker is indoors, it may give inaccurate or no coordinates.
    • The tracker is designed for outdoor use, so the casing is ultrasonically welded and thus IP67 certified waterproof and dustproof
    • The batteries are not rechargeable but you can buy a battery replacement for DKK 300
    • The expected battery life is 4 years at 1 track per day, but this may vary due to temperature and reception conditions.
    • A GPS tracker can only be associated with 1 user, so the app reports errors if the device is already registered to your account.
    • You can share access to your tracker with others by sharing your username (email) and password so they can log in to their own devices
    • Write to us from the email address your tracker is registered to if you want to move the tracker to another user account.
    • You can change the password for your account here
    • Live Tracking is only recommended for tracking things that are stationary most of the time
    • The "Constant" profile should only be used for short periods in case of emergency
    • The app only shows the tracker's most recent known location, but we save your tracker's history and send it by contacting
    • The tracker is not suitable for tracking people or pets
    • The tracker does not have a real clock, so the time intervals may vary
    • The unit works in the EU + Norway as standard, but you can buy a area upgrade for DKK 300 so the tracker works elsewhere
    • The device uses 2G GSM communication for data transfer. The GSM network is the “original” data network (internet), and covers almost everywhere in Denmark and the rest of the EU - however, there may be areas where there is no mobile coverage - especially indoors.

You can find more information at our helpdesk

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