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 {{  :manual:user_guide:ic_live_tracking_alt.png}} {{  :manual:user_guide:ic_live_tracking_alt.png}}
  
-====== Live Tracking ======+====== Live tracking ======
  
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-**With Locus Live Tracking you share your actual position continuously in real-time.** +**With Locus Live tracking you share your actual location continuously in real-time.** 
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-This feature requires registration and log in to your **[[manual:user_guide:locus_store:user_profile#authentication|Locus account]]**.+This feature requires registration and logging in to your **[[manual:user_guide:locus_store:user_profile#authentication|Locus account]]**.
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   * **Share with all** - sharing publicly with the whole world on **[[http://www.locusmap.eu/live-tracking/|Live Tracking website]]** and with all **Locus users** who have public live tracking **active at the moment**   * **Share with all** - sharing publicly with the whole world on **[[http://www.locusmap.eu/live-tracking/|Live Tracking website]]** and with all **Locus users** who have public live tracking **active at the moment**
   * **Share with a group** - location is shared only within a **selected group of people**   * **Share with a group** - location is shared only within a **selected group of people**
-  * **Custom** - position is shared via custom defined service or a **third party service**+  * **Custom** - location is shared via custom defined service or a **third party service**
  
 First two modes share your actual **location**, your **name** or **nickname**, an **icon/avatar**, actual **speed**, **azimuth**, **GPS accuracy** and **altitude**:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking01.jpg?nolink |}} If you are moving, **15 minutes of your movement history** is shared too - displayed as a line of your **track on map**:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking02.jpg?nolink |}} First two modes share your actual **location**, your **name** or **nickname**, an **icon/avatar**, actual **speed**, **azimuth**, **GPS accuracy** and **altitude**:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking01.jpg?nolink |}} If you are moving, **15 minutes of your movement history** is shared too - displayed as a line of your **track on map**:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking02.jpg?nolink |}}
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   * go to **Menu > more functions > Live Tracking** and tap. Initial page of live tracking wizard appears:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking03.png?nolink |}}   * go to **Menu > more functions > Live Tracking** and tap. Initial page of live tracking wizard appears:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking03.png?nolink |}}
-  * select **whom do you need to share your real time position with**:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking04.png?nolink |}}+  * select **who do you need to share your real-time location with**:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking04.png?nolink |}}
 ==== Share with all ==== ==== Share with all ====
-Your real-time position is shared with **public** at **[[http://www.locusmap.eu/live-tracking/|Live Tracking website]]** and also with **all other Locus Map users** who have this type of service **active**.+Your real-time location is shared with **public** at **[[http://www.locusmap.eu/live-tracking/|Live Tracking website]]** and also with **all other Locus Map users** who have this type of service **active**.
  
 Your **icon and name are prefilled** by default by values from your **My Locus profile**. I.e. if you logged in via Google, your Google avatar and name are used. **These data can be edited**:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking05.png?nolink |}}  Your **icon and name are prefilled** by default by values from your **My Locus profile**. I.e. if you logged in via Google, your Google avatar and name are used. **These data can be edited**:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking05.png?nolink |}} 
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 ==== Share with a group ==== ==== Share with a group ====
-Select a **pre-defined group of people** and share your real-time position wih them. **Nobody else will see your shared position.** These groups were created by you or someone else.+Select a **pre-defined group of people** and share your real-time location with them. **Nobody else will see your shared location.** These groups were created by you or someone else.
  
   * tap to unfold a **list of your groups**:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking07.png?nolink |}}   * tap to unfold a **list of your groups**:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking07.png?nolink |}}
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 To start a new group, select this option. Your **new group is added right away** to the configuration and you can start live tracking:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking10.gif?nolink |}} To start a new group, select this option. Your **new group is added right away** to the configuration and you can start live tracking:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking10.gif?nolink |}}
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-Group live tracking includes also **[[manual:user_guide:functions:live_tracking#live_chat|live chat]]** - possibility to communicate with other members of the group in real time!+Group live tracking includes also **[[manual:user_guide:functions:live_tracking#live_chat|live chat]]** - the possibility to communicate with other members of the group in real time!
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 **To START live tracking in selected profile**, tap the green arrow button:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking11.gif?nolink |}} **To START live tracking in selected profile**, tap the green arrow button:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking11.gif?nolink |}}
  
-**To STOP live tracking in selected profile**, tap the red square button as was mentioned above.+**To STOP live tracking in the selected profile**, tap the red square button as was mentioned above.
 ==== Auto-start ==== ==== Auto-start ====
 It is possible to **start a live tracking in a selected profile automatically** when you launch Locus Map: It is possible to **start a live tracking in a selected profile automatically** when you launch Locus Map:
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 To edit a profile, tap the profile tab in the list:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking14.gif?nolink |}} To edit a profile, tap the profile tab in the list:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking14.gif?nolink |}}
  
-  * **nickname** - how others will see you. If you logged in My Locus with Google or Facebook, this is pre-filled with your Google/FB avatar and user name. **You can change it**. +  * **nickname** - how others will see you. If you logged in to My Locus with Google or Facebook, this is pre-filled with your Google/FB avatar and user name. **You can change it**. 
-  * you can add a **message to other live trackers**. It will appear under your name on the label on your position.+  * you can add a **message to other live trackers**. It will appear under your name on the label on your location.
   * **frequency of updating**  - optional setting - the shorter interval, the more accurate your monitoring but the more data and battery it consumes   * **frequency of updating**  - optional setting - the shorter interval, the more accurate your monitoring but the more data and battery it consumes
-  * **groups** - list of groups of users of which the profile is a member. When there is no particular group listed, the profile is **public**. By tapping a cross you can remove the profile from a group. Tap **manage** do create, edit and delete available groups. +  * **groups** - list of groups of users of which the profile is a member. When there is no particular group listed, the profile is **public**. By tapping a cross you can remove the profile from a group. Tap **manage** to create, edit and delete available groups. 
-  * **positive feedback** - swich on if you need to know if the live tracking is active +  * **positive feedback** - switch on if you need to know if the live tracking is active 
-  * **negative feedback** - swich on if you need to know if the live tracking stops working (loss of GSM or GPS signal) +  * **negative feedback** - switch on if you need to know if the live tracking stops working (loss of GSM or GPS signal) 
-  * **display last shared position** - your icon stays on map on your last fixed position for 10 more minutes even when you are offline +  * **display last shared location** - your icon stays on the map on your last fixed location for 10 more minutes even when you are offline 
  
 ==== Deleting profiles ==== ==== Deleting profiles ====
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 ===== Group management ===== ===== Group management =====
-Groups for sharing your real-time position with particular people can be **created, edited and deleted** in a live tracking group manager. You can access it from an open configuration of any live tracking profile:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking16.png?nolink |}}+Groups for sharing your real-time location with particular people can be **created, editedand deleted** in a live tracking group manager. You can access it from an open configuration of any live tracking profile:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking16.png?nolink |}}
  
 ==== Adding a group to a profile ==== ==== Adding a group to a profile ====
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   * group is added:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking15.gif?nolink |}}   * group is added:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking15.gif?nolink |}}
  
-In this case, your realtime position is now shared with two independent groups of users.+In this case, your real-time location is now shared with two independent groups of users.
 ==== Creating a new group ==== ==== Creating a new group ====
 <wrap info>Available only with **[[https://www.locusmap.app/premium|Premium Gold]]**</wrap> <wrap info>Available only with **[[https://www.locusmap.app/premium|Premium Gold]]**</wrap>
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   * tap **Manage** again and then action menu {{:manual:user_guide:ic_more_ver_alt.png?nolink&30|}} of the new group   * tap **Manage** again and then action menu {{:manual:user_guide:ic_more_ver_alt.png?nolink&30|}} of the new group
   * select {{:manual:user_guide:ic_hint_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**Share**\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking13.png?nolink |}}   * select {{:manual:user_guide:ic_hint_alt.png?nolink&30|}}**Share**\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking13.png?nolink |}}
-  * Locus generates a **key** that you can share with the members of the group via e-mail, SMS etc. - with this key they can **enter your live tracking group**.\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking14.png?nolink |}}+  * Locus generates a **key** that you can share with the members of the group via e-mail, SMSetc. - with this key they can **enter your live tracking group**.\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking14.png?nolink |}}
  
 ==== Joining a group ==== ==== Joining a group ====
 There are two options: There are two options:
  
-**1)** when sharing the access key to a group Locus generates also a **direct link** to it which, if clicked in a device with Locus installed, calls Locus > live tracking > your group.+**1)** when sharing the access key to a group Locus generates also a **direct link** to it which, if clicked on a device with Locus installed, calls Locus > live tracking > your group.
  
 **2)** similarly to adding your own group go to the **Group manager** > {{:manual:user_guide:add.png?nolink&30|}} > **Add by key** > insert the key you received **2)** similarly to adding your own group go to the **Group manager** > {{:manual:user_guide:add.png?nolink&30|}} > **Add by key** > insert the key you received
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 === Send places === === Send places ===
  
-When live chatting, you can send not only messages but also **places - coordinates, points of interest, geocaches**... Just select from the **[[manual:user_guide:tools:location|location selector]]**.\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking17.gif?nolink |}}\\ You can **display the place on map, navigate or guide to it** right away from the chat:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking19.gif?nolink |}} +When live chatting, you can send not only messages but also **places - coordinates, points of interest, geocaches**... Just select from the **[[manual:user_guide:tools:location|location selector]]**.\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking17.gif?nolink |}}\\ You can **display the place on the map, navigate or guide to it** right away from the chat:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking19.gif?nolink |}} 
 === Toggle among groups === === Toggle among groups ===
 When you are live tracking in more groups at once, you can toggle among more live chats:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking18.gif?nolink |}} When you are live tracking in more groups at once, you can toggle among more live chats:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking18.gif?nolink |}}
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 <wrap info>Available only with **[[https://www.locusmap.app/premium|Premium]]**</wrap> <wrap info>Available only with **[[https://www.locusmap.app/premium|Premium]]**</wrap>
  
-Do you want to start **live tracking via a live tracking service independent on Locus**? Select last option in Live tracking start menu:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking18.png?nolink |}}+Do you want to start **live tracking via a live tracking service independent of Locus**? Select last option in Live tracking start menu:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking18.png?nolink |}}
 ==== Add new... ==== ==== Add new... ====
  
 Here you can configure all parameters of live tracking on your own.  Here you can configure all parameters of live tracking on your own. 
  
-  * **name** your new livetracking configuration+  * **name** your new live-tracking configuration
   * it displays as a **new profile** in the list   * it displays as a **new profile** in the list
   * tap it and go on setting up:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking16.gif?nolink |}}   * tap it and go on setting up:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:functions:livetracking16.gif?nolink |}}
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