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.

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$9.99/month per account
for up to 10 phones

Enjoy 1st month free!
(Limited time offer)

Keep your family at your fingertips.

Family Locator has a range of free and paid-for services that help you stay connected no matter where they are.

Locate your family anytime

Get locations, including address, a detailed map and turn-by-turn directions for your family members.

Receive arrival and departure updates

Family Locator will text or email you when family members leave or arrive at locations that you choose, such as school, work, soccer or home.

Schedule automatic updates

Have Family Locator find your family members every day at a certain time and text or email you with their locations.

Stay connected with family messaging

Text family members after locating them with integrated messaging capability.

How it works

Parents can keep track of where kids are and when they get there with this simple, secure app.

  • Set up daily or weekly schedules
  • Receive real-time notices about arrivals and departures
  • Have a teen driver in the family? Get an estimate of how fast he or she is traveling every time you locate his or her device.

It's easy to get started.

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

Add Family Locator

Just login to My Verizon on your computer and add Family Locator to your account.

Set up your phones

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

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.

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.