Skip to main content
Accessibility Resource Center Skip to main content
Have a phone you love? Get up to $500 when you bring your phone.
end of navigation menu
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Help locate the elderly
JSmith1074
Member

My dad has a Samsung Convoy 2.  I have a Galaxy 4.  Is there a way I can keep up with his location?  I'm really looking for something free.  He is declining in health and I want to make sure I can find him if he can't answer his phone.

Please Advise.  Thanks in advance!!

Labels (1)
0 Likes
Re: Help locate the elderly
MiiHere
Leader

His phone would need to have a location option to start, I'm not familiar with his device, but found this:

http://www.verizonwireless.com/support/knowledge-base-45116/

I have ideas on finding the phone if it were a smartphone, for instance through Find My Phone which is free, or through other various apps, but because his phone doesn't have the app availability I'm not certain you can accomplish what you want, for Free at least.

0 Likes
Re: Help locate the elderly
Snn5
Sr. Leader

There is no real way to do this conveniently from your phone and a basic phone without Family Locator, but at $9.99 a month it isn't free, however, the first month is a free trial.  Other than that, police would need to be used to find a person via GPS in conjunction with Verizon.

Verizon Wireless - Family Locator

0 Likes