GPS.SOS! is a program for Windows Mobile phones, or Windows Phones.
It allows you, in some situation, to send SMS message alert,
with your current location read from GPS Receiver.
That's all by only one touch of your phone!
You don't need to worry,
all neccessary things your phone will do itself.
The Recipient will get your alert message with your known location.
He can call-back and your phone will answer automatically, and turn the speakerphone mode.
If Recipient uses the same program, he can view your location on the map image in a few seconds.
GPS.SOS! is the best solution
while you are in some threatening situation.
Car or bicycle breaks down, you lost on hiking, jogging, children or old people feel unsafe, medical accident occurs, anything...
Watch this sample video in action:
Watch this sample video in action:
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GPS.SOS! starts the alert with the one touch of your phone.
You don't need to press anything more, you don't need to look at the screen.
GPS.SOS! will try to get your current location, from internal GPS Receiver,
if satellites are invisible, GPS.SOS! plays a special sound that you have to move your phone
to some better place where they are recognizable.
You have free hands what is important in certain situations,
and when Recipient will decide to call-back, you will start to talk without touching the phone.
Recipient reads your location, as an ordinary text message,
and he can use any web browser to watch your location on any map service.
But, when Recipient has GPS.SOS! in using too, in his phone,
he downloads the preview map with your location in just a few seconds.
The installation of this program is very easy.
It requests only three steps:
After installation, the setup has to soft-reset your phone.
We focus to make this installation as simple as possible, even for less experienced users.
Even "grandma" gets by this installation. Because, there are no more settings.
Recipients and Sender names and photos are displayed, when you have them in your Contacts.
In other cases, only phone number is used.
There are a few possibilities to activate GPS.SOS! alert:
The following screenshots represent all steps, when you use GPS.SOS! program, and activate the alert.
When you don't use "on-screen notification", you will not see the above screens, but only hear sound announces.
When you don't use "sound confirmations", you will not hear anything. Alert sends in silent.
"Send pre-alert" option forces to send text message right after you activated alert, without awaiting
until GPS Receiver reads your location. Then when your current location will know,
the default GPS.SOS! alert will send immediately.
The following screenshots represent all steps, when you use GPS.SOS! program, and get someone alerts.
You can move, or zoom, this received map image around alert location, without downloading new data.
If you allow someone to control your phone remotely (see below Settings dialogs),
he can force your phone to read your current location and reply as GPS.SOS! alert.
This is running completely in the background, user will notice nothing about.
To request some phone location remotely, just send an ordinary text message:
gps.sosIf you want to get pre-alert, to be sure that someone GPS Receiver started, send:
The following screenshots represent all available Settings dialogs.
Summarizing: you have to set only one Recipient number as the minimum settings.
GPS.SOS! since 5.0. version runs in the following hardware:
GPS.SOS! Program is available as shareware version.
It runs for seven days without limits.
Please download the below setup file and copy to the phone.
After the setup finished, GPS.SOS! will prompt you to set Recipient number,
and then you have to soft-reset the phone.
Buying license, and unlocking code
To unlock this program, you have to buy license from one of the below sources:
We will reply your unlocking code within hours, or max. 3 working days.
You can write this unlocking code manually in GPS.SOS! Settings dialog,
or you can do it remotely, be sending a special text message:
gps.sos.regcode:xxxxxxxxxxwhere xxxxxxxxxxx is your unlocking code.
It's more possible! If you don't want to ask your Grandma of her Device ID
- what of course has to be known to generate the unlocking code -
you can send a special message to request Device ID remotely:
gps.sos.regAnd Grandma phone will reply you necessary Device ID.
Technical support, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For corporate order, a special Desktop PC version is available.
It runs on Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 computers, to listen for GPS.SOS! alerts.
Desktop PC has to be connected to the Internet in any way.
Desktop PC has to read some kind of GSM Modem by serial port communication.
Or, it can listen any Windows phones connected by MS ActiveSync program.
Desktop PC version allows you to view the received alert location on wide range of on-line maps,
Google Maps streets, satellites vie, 3D Earth, Microsoft Bing Maps roads, aerial, birdeye.
This version allows you to manage some kind of Call Center, where people will listen for GPS.SOS! alerts.
More screenshots of Desktop PC version are on this web page.
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