Family Locator

Find them fast from your
mobile phone, tablet or PC.

From busy school days to after school activities, your family is on the go. Know their whereabouts right from your wireless phone, whether they’re at the mall, on the soccer field or down the street.

$9.99/month per account
for up to 10 phones

For a limited time, enjoy the first month free.

Family Locator
Family Dashboard
Family dashboard

See everyone’s location with a single glance. Add important places to get simple updates like “at home” or “at soccer practice.’


Worried by an unfamiliar address? Check out exact locations on the map, and turn on satellite view for an even closer look.

Location history
Location history

You don’t need to log-in every day to stay current. Go back as far as 7 days to see where your family’s been.


Schedule location notifications on your phone for a specific time. Or get updates when your family’s on the move, like leaving home or arriving at school.

How it works.

Parents can keep track of where kids are with this simple, secure app.
  • Set up daily or weekly schedules
  • Receive real-time notices about arrivals and departures
  • Check location history for the past 7 days

It’s easy to get started.

All you need is a personal account with more than one line, then follow these simple steps.

  1. Add Family Locator

Just log-in to My Verizon on your computer and add Family Locator to your account.

  1. Set up your phones

Follow the text message prompts to add the app to every phone that’s Family Locator capable.

Phones that are not compatible can still participate in the service with limited location and feature capability.

  1. Sync with your family

Log-in to the Family Locator portal on your PC to set up profiles, add locations and schedule text and email alerts for each phone.

  1. Feel secure knowing their whereabouts

Once you’re set up, we’ll send you alerts with the location of your family members’ phones so you can keep your family close even when they’re far away.

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Frequently asked questions

Q: What is Family Locator?

A: Family Locator is a simple, secure service that lets you and your family locate each other's phones from a computer or mobile device. You can use Family Locator to:

  • Find phones on an aerial photo or map
  • Monitor when family members arrive or leave designated places
  • Receive scheduled location alerts automatically by text message or email

To learn more about Family Locator features, visit our Family Locator page.

Q: How can Family Locator help me stay connected to my family?

A: Family Locator helps you stay connected to your family by giving you easy access to the location of your family members' phones. You can share your location, communicate by text message or email, get driving directions to a family member, and give helpful information about nearby places of interest, no matter where you or your loved ones are.

See full FAQ for additional questions.

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