A polling system whereby a locator tracks a locatee at regular intervals. To add an alert to your profile, login to Vodacom Look 4 me online (www.Vodacom Look 4 me.co.za). Also referred to as Periodic Tracking .
No new locators can be added to your profile when you block your mobile phone using the USSD menu. New locators can only be added 24 hours after unblocking your phone.
Permission to locate another mobile user -- also referred to as location rights. Consent can be cancelled at any time.
The action whereby a locator's rights to track a locatee are permanently withdrawn.
The SMS sent by Vodacom Look 4 me to a potential locatee asking for permission to be tracked by a locator.
The region defined by the message…
Any action performed via Vodacom Look 4 me to determine the location region of a locatable mobile phone.
Locatable mobile user
A mobile user who can be tracked (after granting consent) by a locator. Please refer to the 'Costs' menu of this website if you are unsure of the cost implications as a Vodacom Look 4 me locatee.
A breakdown of the latest locations requested by you and your locator(s), viewable online at www.Vodacom Look 4 me.co.za. Also referred to as Reports if using the USSD menu.
A mobile user subscribed for Vodacom Look 4 me who has been granted location rights to track a locatee.
Vodacom Look 4 me PIN
The number sent to your mobile phone after subscribing for Vodacom Look 4 me. You need to use this number to log into the Vodacom Look 4 me website (www.Vodacom Look 4 me.co.za).
Vodacom Look 4 me setup
The profile of a Vodacom Look 4 me user detailing the days and time of day that the user is allowed to be located. This page of the website also enables you to change your Vodacom Look 4 me PIN as well as manage your subscription.
Vodacom Look 4 me username
Your 10-digit mobile number used to log into the Vodacom Look 4 me website (www.Vodacom Look 4 me.co.za).
Multimedia Messaging Service: You will receive a MMS containing a map and the text describing the location of the mobile phone that you have tracked. This option is available when searching from your mobile phone via SMS or USSD -- refer to the user guide for more details.
See Alerts .
See Subscribe .
Using the Vodacom Look 4 me USSD Main Menu via your mobile phone (*120*888#) you are able to view reports of the latest requests made by you, as well as requests made on you -- see also Location History .
See Locate .
Short Message Service: The most common delivery method for sending location information to your mobile phone, when searching using SMS or USSD.
Vodacom Look 4 me user
Any Vodacom mobile user that is a locator and/or a locatee. Any Vodacom Look 4 me user can log into the Vodacom Look 4 me website. A new Vodacom Look 4 me subscriber (locator) will receive his/her login details after subscription. A new locatee will receive his/her login details after granting location rights to a locator. Only Vodacom Look 4 me subscribers can perform location searches.
A list of the latest SMS messages sent to and received from your mobile phone from Vodacom Look 4 me.
You become a Vodacom Look 4 me subscriber by sending the word REGISTER to the number 31888 from your mobile phone or by registering for the Vodacom Look 4 me service via the Vodacom Look 4 me website (www.Vodacom Look 4 me.co.za). A monthly subscription fee will be billed against your Vodacom account. Please refer to the 'Costs' menu of this website for more information.
Suspending a locator will result in that locator being unable to track you until you unsuspend him/her. The advantage of this action is that it's temporary, meaning the locator need not re-add you to his mobile phone, and you will not have to re-consent to being located.
See Locate .
Unstructured Supplementary Service Data : Makes use of GSM communication technology to send text between a mobile phone and an application programme, such as Vodacom Look 4 me. One of the ways in which you can use Vodacom Look 4 me from your mobile phone is by using the USSD Main Menu. Dial *120*888# from your Vodacom mobile phone to access the Vodacom Look 4 me Main Menu.
Wireless Application Protocol: Allows you access the Internet with a WAP-enabled mobile phone. WAP can be used either via GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) or Dial-up/CSD.