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How To: Connecting Your Tablet or Mobile Phone to Your GPS Vehicle Locator

Truck Driver looking at Phone

Ensuring your GPS vehicle locator is connected to your driver’s tablet or mobile device is a simple process. When established, your vehicle’s GPS locator will connect to your driver’s app and relay his/her status – on-duty/off duty and driving. Watch our video to learn the steps for establishing the connection and how to troubleshoot if a signal …

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How To: Where to Place GPS Antennas for the Best Connection

GPS Antenna

The placement for GPS antennas for your GPS device needs some careful consideration. When antennas are placed correctly, you will avoid not be able to send or receive signals from the satellite and receiving errors from the device and the portal. BSM’s GPS trackers have two kinds of antennas: GPS and cellular. The GPS antenna …

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How To: Basic Diagnostics for Fleet-Wide GPS Installs

Basic GPS Diagnostics

Basic Diagnostics for Fleet-Wide GPS Installs You’ve done this many times before, but just as you’re about to finish up this, you run into a problem. One of the GPS trackers you’ve just installed is not working right. Maybe it’s not receiving a GPS signal,  or maybe the tracker won’t turn on. Don’t worry. We’re …

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How To: Get it Right. Install GPS with a Strong Connection

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How to Install GPS Solutions with a Strong Connection When you install GPS-based fleet management solutions, occasionally it may not connect to a satellite or cellular signal, or both.  This can happen even when the unit has been installed according to the directions provided by manufacturer.  Below you will find some tips on how to …

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