Rever app question

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  1. Retired and lovin it

    Retired and lovin it Been here awhile

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    I may use Rever on a trip would like my daughter to kind of follow my progress as a safety net. Does she just install Rever on her phone then somehow search for my tracks? Enlighten me please. And if I am wasting my time please tell me that as well. I currently have the free install and if it wants money I am out of there.
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  2. ohgood

    ohgood Just givver tha berries !!!

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    osmand,, oruxmaps, locus, glympse, even the latest Google maps has location sharing/buddy tracking.

    you have to have cellular service for any of these live tracking services to work, obviously.

    for offline buddy tracking, see the spot/inreach the, but they are expensive and require subscriptions
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  3. Traxx

    Traxx Been here awhile

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    I think you can add her as a friend and allow her to see your location and it will send a text to her. Look around in the settings
    Check out ESR I believe it has a crash detection as well.
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  4. Retired and lovin it

    Retired and lovin it Been here awhile

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    Yes I see in settings "share my ride with friends" turned that on as well as invite friends to join I did that with my daughter.
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  5. bionicman

    bionicman On your Mom

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    motionX app has an online updatable feature
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  6. Ebrake

    Ebrake Adventurer

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    I attempted to use Rever for the same purpose during my ride across Southern Utah last week. My son downloaded the app and connected as a friend. Rever does not upload without cell service however and I was out of range for days at a time. Going with inreach for the safety/location concerns, but I really have high hopes for Rever as a social app to share ride details.
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  7. ohgood

    ohgood Just givver tha berries !!!

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    see above, there are several applications that do this without a subscription fee
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