How to enable Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality (AR) allows a live view of a real-world environment to be superimposed onto the user's view of their device. In the case of the Tractive GPS tracker, it offers you a whole new way to find your pet.

  • When using LIVE tracking, swipe upwards on the bottom bar.
  • Select the AR symbol in the bottom right corner. imageedit_13_5748225813.gif
  • Once active, you will see the location of your pet through the eyes of your smartphone camera.


  • Now you’re able to move with your smartphone. With a view through your camera, it is possible to look at everything in your surroundings from every angle.
  • To see where your dog or cat is heading, you’ll see a pin as an overlay with the approximate distance you need to cover to reach your pet.
  • Once you've finished using the Augmented Reality feature, simply tap Return to Map.

The Augmented Reality feature uses your cellphone's GPS and the tracker's position. If the tracker is very close to your phone, the AR information may be less accurate. This feature works best with a reasonable distance between the tracker and your phone.

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