Pointero is an Unique Peer-to-Peer Location Sharing app which lets you see where your friends are, when they call you. Morever, you can also share your location with them without any action on their part.
View Caller Location*
Instantly See where the caller is “right-now”.
Request Called Location*
Do you want to know the location of the person whom you have called? It is possible with pointero.
The application uses Specially formatted SMS to share location information.
You can turn ON/OFF the application in a single-click whenever you want.
Beneficial for Parents to ensure safety of their kids.
Employee Location Tracking
Beneficial for Employers to know location of their field force.
Personal Location Sharing
Beneficial for friends to know each other’s location.
What is pointero?
Pointero lets you share your location realtime when you call another Pointero user. The Callee gets location of the caller.
How do i know that i have received location of a Pointeroo when i am getting a call from him/her?
An icon will appear in notification bar. Simply tap it to view location.
When can i view location?
You can click on the “Location Received” notification in tray, and the Pointero application will open with location of the Pointeroo.
I am Calling a Pointeroo, and i want his/her location too?
Simple! Just enable “Request Location”, and ask your Pointeroo to enable “Send Location”. Now you can do two-way location sharing!
Is Internet/GPRS Required for Pointero?
No, only a working SMS connection is required to show pointero
Who is a Pointeroo?
Your friends or anyone who has Pointero installed and running is a Pointeroo.
Is Pointero Secure?
Yes, the location data is sent in encrypted format, which can be interpreted only by Pointero.
How does Pointero send location?
Pointero runs in background and sends your location via SMS to the Pointeroo when you call him/her.
Are there any charges incurred in sending location?
Yes, Pointero uses SMS to send location. Check up with your Mobile Service Provider for charges for SMS.
I do not want my location to be sent as reply when i call a Pointeroo?
Disable “Send Location”.
What happens if i am running Pointero and i call a user who is not a Pointeroo?
The location SMS sent just lies in his inbox.
I do not want my location to be sent when i call someone?
What are Interesting Uses of Pointero:
Set both settings to ON, and keep the phone in your kid’s school bag. Call him anytime to view his location.
Gift a phone with Pointero to your field workforce, and call them to know their field movements.
Ask your friends to install Pointero, and instantly arrange a hangout nearby where all can meet.
Comment, Request & Bug Report
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