Vodafone Curve: The Ultimate GPS Tracker

Meet Curve, the smart GPS tracker that keeps you in touch with your favourite things. Did you know you can get your hands on this affordable and portable GPS tracker for just £20 upfront? That’s not all; there’s so much more than just GPS tracking that you can do with Curve. From tracking a pet to making sure you know where your bag or keys are using Vodafone’s global network, it’s jam-packed with more useful features that help to keep you connected to what matters most. Here’s what we think you’ll love.

Comes with a keyring that you can attach to anything 

Weighing in at 30g, Curve is easy to attach to just about anything, including your keys, bag or even your dog with the keyring attachment. Plus you don’t need to worry about your Curve getting wet as it’s water resistant up to 1 metre deep for up to 30 minutes.

Real time GPS tracking on the Vodafone Network via the app

Curve uses GPS, Cellular, Wifi and Bluetooth to keep you in touch with what you love. Location history and live tracking help you stay connected even while you’re away. Curve will share not only a map view but also reveal an address and time stamp. And when Curve doesn’t encounter a GPS signal, Wifi and Cellular come to the rescue to help pinpoint its location.

Curve gps tracker on keyring in car

Personalised alerts to let you know when Curve leaves or enters Zones you create 

You can personalise your Curve experience by setting up Zones, or virtual boundaries made around locations of your choice. If Curve leaves or enters this area, you will be notified through the Vodafone Smart App. You can further personalise your Curve by choosing a photo and name for your Curve in the app so that you don’t mix up your handbag with the dog.

Quick Alert button that allows friends and family to send location updates to your phone

Curve’s Quick Alert button is a way for the tracker and app to communicate with each other. When you press the button on the tracker for 3 seconds, it sends a location update to the Vodafone Smart App. Quick Alerts are automatically enabled to keep you connected with the things you love and you can tailor your notification settings within the app to suit your needs.

Curve gps tracker app showing where the item is located

Battery lasts up to 7 days with unique Tracking Modes

Use these Tracking Modes to suit your battery life or GPS location frequency needs, whether you’re going out for a hike with the dog in a new area or keeping an eye on your bag while travelling. To ensure you can avoid a dead battery, Curve also uses notifications to let you know when it needs to be charged with the included cable. Charging from 0-100% only takes about 80 minutes and the device will notify you once fully charged so you don’t have to constantly check it. Further, Curve will let you know when the battery is running low at different stages, this means you’ll be notified when Curve reaches 20%, 10% and 5% battery remaining.

Power Saving Mode: 

This mode allows the location to be updated every 2 hours and means your  Curve battery will last up to 7 days, perfect for checking in here and there on objects that aren’t moving around frequently.

Everyday Mode: 

This mode allows the location to be updated every 30 minutes and means your Curve battery will last up to 5 days, perfect for getting regular updates about your item’s whereabouts without having to charge your device all the time.

Performance Mode: 

This mode allows the location to be updated every 5 minutes and means your Curve battery will last up to 3 days, perfect for when you’re walking the dog off-lead or for keeping an eye on something valuable.

Realtime Tracking Mode: 

This mode allows the location to be updated every 3-5 seconds, just what you need for those times you want extra reassurance and up-to-speed tracking information.

How to use

To power on Curve GPS Tracker, simply hold down the side button for 3 seconds. Then, connect to your device using the Vodafone Smart App from the Apple or Google Play App store. Next, attach the device to the things that matter most. You may also connect up to 20 Curves to your account and view each tracker’s activity in the Vodafone Smart App. To turn Curve off, press and hold the power button for 3 seconds until the amber light is on. The amber light will remain on until your device powers down. 

Curve also indicates status updates through different coloured lights and patterns. Here’s what they all mean;

All lights, followed by a solid green light after pressing the power button for 3 seconds– your Curve is starting up. If you see;

  • Pulsing white – your Curve is activating
  • Solid amber after pressing the power button for 3 seconds – your Curve is powering off
  • Quick flashing white light – Curve is in real time Tracking Mode
  • Flashing amber – your battery’s charge level is low
  • Green light after a single press of the power button – Curve is on and connected to the network
  • Amber light after a single press of the power button – Curve is on and not connected to the network

While your Curve is charging and you see;

  • Steady amber light while on charge – Curve is charging and has not reached 100%
  • Steady green light while on charge – Curve has reached 100%

Subscription Features

After purchasing your Curve, download the Vodafone Smart App and activate your GPS tracker device on the Vodafone Network with the subscription plan that suits you. Why do you need a subscription? The Vodafone Smart SIM embedded inside Curve uses our global network to keep this device connected to your phone from a distance or whilst in other countries. Similar to most phones, you need to subscribe to a price plan to connect to our network. To activate your device, you can subscribe to either;

  • £2 monthly for a minimum of 24 months
  • £3 monthly for a minimum of 12 months

Woman working out in the park with a gps tracker on her workout bag

Where does Curve work?

Your Curve will work in the following countries:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Bahrain, Balearics, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Canada, Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo DRC, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Guam, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom (including Isle of Man and Channel Islands), United States, Uruguay, Vatican City and Vietnam. Curve’s Vodafone Smart SIM also works in over 90 countries. Subject to Vodafone network coverage and GPS signal.

There really is a lot to love about Curve’s ability to keep you connected to the things you love most. It’s portable and can be attached to anything you’d like to stay connected with, you can personalise Zones, you can trigger Quick Alerts from the device, and you can customise your tracking to suit battery and notification needs. Curve was designed small in size and big on smart to give you peace of mind when tracking your precious belongings. Check out Curve today, and if you have any questions or concerns, you can also get in touch with our customer care team for more information about how Curve can work to make your life easier.

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