Add Alarm

“Add Alarm” panel can be found on the right side of the GPSLive screen and allows adding event alarms in a few steps.


  1. 1. Movement Alarm

Setup a movement event alarm to get notified whenever one of your tracking devices move.

Step 1:   Select the object you want to get notified whenever it moves.

Step 2:   Give the ‘event’ a name.

Step 3:   Select how you would like to get notified;

  • System Message: Displays a notification message on GPSLive Website whenever the event occurs.
  • Sound Alert: Please select an alarm sound. GPSLive will play a sound alarm whenever the event occurs.
  • E-mail Alert: Please enter a valid email address. GPSLive will send a notification email to given email address whenever the event occurs.
  • SMS Alert: Please enter a valid phone number. GPSLive will send an SMS message to given email address whenever the event occurs. (Note: GPSLive requires SMS credits to send SMS alerts to any phone number.)
  1. 2. Zone In Alarm

Setup an event alarm to get notified whenever one of your tracking devices enters a preset zone.

Step 1:   Create a ‘Geofence Zone’ by giving it a name and selecting a colour for the zone.

Step 2:   Draw a zone on the map by clicking and dragging the edges to the desired position.

Step 3:   Select how you would like to get notified;

  • System Message: Displays a notification message on GPSLive Website whenever the event occurs.
  • Sound Alert: Please select an alarm sound. GPSLive will play a sound alarm whenever the event occurs.
  • Email Alert: Please enter a valid email address. GPSLive will send a notification email to given email address whenever the event occurs.
  • SMS Alert: Please enter a valid phone number. GPSLive will send an SMS message to given email address whenever the event occurs. (Note: GPSLive requires SMS credits to send SMS alerts to any phone number.)
  1. 3. Zone Out Alarm

Setup a zone out event alarm to get notified whenever one of your tracking devices leaves a preset zone.

Step 1:   Create a ‘Geofence Zone’ by giving it a name and selecting a colour for the zone.

Step 2:   Draw a zone on the map by clicking and dragging the edges to the desired position.

Step 3:   Select how you would like to get notified;

  • System Message: Displays a notification message on GPSLive Website whenever the event occurs.
  • Sound Alert: Please select an alarm sound. GPSLive will play a sound alarm whenever the event occurs.
  • Email Alert: Please enter a valid email address. GPSLive will send a notification email to given email address whenever the event occurs.
  • SMS Alert: Please enter a valid phone number. GPSLive will send an SMS message to given email address whenever the event occurs. (Note: GPSLive requires SMS credits to send SMS alerts to any phone number.)
  1. 4. Overspeed Alarm

Set up a speed alarm to get notified whenever one of your vehicles exceed that speed limit.

Step 1:   Enter a speed limit.

Step 2:   Select a vehicle to get notified whenever it exceeds the given speed limit.

Step 3:   Select how you would like to get notified;

  • System Message: Displays a notification message on GPSLive Website whenever the event occurs.
  • Sound Alert: Please select an alarm sound. GPSLive will play a sound alarm whenever the event occurs.
  • Email Alert: Please enter a valid email address. GPSLive will send a notification email to given email address whenever the event occurs.
  • SMS Alert: Please enter a valid phone number. GPSLive will send an SMS message to given email address whenever the event occurs. (Note: GPSLive requires SMS credits to send SMS alerts to any phone number.)
  1. 5. Low Battery Alarm

Setup an event alarm to get notified whenever the battery power gets low. This event is only available on battery powered GPS tracking devices.

Step 1:   Select an object to get notified whenever it’s battery power gets low.

Step 2:   Select how you would like to get notified;

  • System Message: Displays a notification message on GPSLive Website whenever the event occurs.
  • Sound Alert: Please select an alarm sound. GPSLive will play a sound alarm whenever the event occurs.
  • Email Alert: Please enter a valid email address. GPSLive will send a notification email to given email address whenever the event occurs.
  • SMS Alert: Please enter a valid phone number. GPSLive will send an SMS message to given email address whenever the event occurs. (Note: GPSLive requires SMS credits to send SMS alerts to any phone number.)
  1. 6. Vibration Alarm

Setup an event alarm to get notified whenever one of your tracking devices vibrates.

Step 1:   Select an object to get notified whenever it vibrates.

Step 2:   Select how you would like to get notified;

  • System Message: Displays a notification message on GPSLive Website whenever the event occurs.
  • Sound Alert: Please select an alarm sound. GPSLive will play a sound alarm whenever the event occurs.
  • Email Alert: Please enter a valid email address. GPSLive will send a notification email to given email address whenever the event occurs.
  • SMS Alert: Please enter a valid phone number. GPSLive will send an SMS message to given email address whenever the event occurs. (Note: GPSLive requires SMS credits to send SMS alerts to any phone number.)

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