Written by George

How do I activate my Tractive GPS Pet Locator?

The Tractive GPS Pet Locater is a tool that always keeps you up to date on your faithful four-legged friend's location. Your dog or cat escaping would be bad enough, the worst would be if you didn't know where your pet was. This is were the Tractive GPS Pet Locator helps by forwarding your pet's location to your smartphone or computer. In this article, we'll explain how to activate this GPS tracker.

In short

  1. Connect your Tractive GPS Pet Locator to the charger and charge the device.
  2. When the device is charged, go to the following website: https://my.tractive.com/#/. Here, log on or create a new account.
  3. Click 'Activate a tracker'.
  4. Turn on the Tractive GPS Pet Locator by pressing and holding the power button for 3 seconds.
  5. Enter your Tractive GPS Pet Locator's 8-digit ID number. You'll find it on the back of the device.
  6. You'll receive an email containing a confirmation link. Click the link to confirm that your Tractive GPS Pet Locator should be linked to your account.
  7. A connection will now be found with your GPS tracker. When a connection has been made, set the country where you live.
  8. Choose between the basic and premium subscriptions.

Activating your Tractive GPS Pet Locator

Step 1

Charge your Tractive GPS Pet Locator. A red LED will flash while it charges. When this LED goes out, your tracker will be fully charged.

Step 2* Go to https://my.tractive.com/#/. On this website, you can create an account, which allows you to use the GPS tracker.

  • Click 'Sign in' if you already have an account.
  • Click 'Sign in with Facebook' if you want to log in using your Facebook account.
  • Click 'Create new account' if you don't have an account.

Step 3 Once you're logged in, you can activate your device. You do this by clicking 'Activate a tracker'. You'll find this option at the top left of your screen. Turn on your Tractive GPS Pet Locator by pressing and holding the power button for 3 seconds. A green LED will light up for a moment.

Step 4

Now enter your tractive GPS Pet Locator's 8-digit ID number. You'll find this unique ID number on the back of the device. Now click 'Next'.

Step 5

A new screen will appear. Here, click 'Change your email address' or 'Verify your email address'. When you click 'Verify your email address', a confirmation email will be sent. Open the link in it to confirm that your Tractive GPS Pet Locator should be linked to your account. It might take a while before you receive the email. If no email appears in your inbox, check your spam folder as well.

Step 6

A connection to your GPS tracker will now be made. Once the connection as been made, the option to select the country where you live will appear. Select it, then click 'Next'.

Step 7

You need a subscription to use this device. You can choose between the basic and premium subscriptions. The differences between these 2 subscriptions are, among other things, that the premium subscription works in the more than 80 countries where this system is active. The basic subscription only works in the country you selected. The premium subscription ensures you'll always be connected to the best GPS network in your area. Of course, there's a price difference between the two subscriptions. Click the link below to view current subscription fees. Other than that, you can choose between a monthly and a yearly subscription. In addition, remember that you need a PayPal account or a credit card to complete your payment.

Article by:
George
GPS Expert.

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