This application is listed in the ‘Lifestyle’ category of apps on the Google Play Store. The content of the application is rated age 3+. The minimum OS requirement to use this app is Android 4.0+. The basic version of the application is completely free. However, there are some in-app purchases for add-ons. The latest version of the application is 1.15.0. It was released on 6th December 2016.
They say that technology has made the world a global village. But when it comes to our loved ones, distance is scary. We need to know where they are, how they are, and if or not the things are going well with them. Funa is an app which helps us to do that. It helps us locate our family members so that we can stay relaxed.
The features of the app include:
- Find the real-time location of our family members.
- Track the history of their locations.
- Get notified when your family member reaches or leaves a marked location.
- Send SOS alerts to your family members during emergencies.
Developer Name/Developer Company/Android App Size/Rating /Number of Downloads
Funa – Family Locator is created by nPlaySdn Bhd.The size of the Android application of Funa – Family Locator is 29.34 MB. It has received an average rating of 4.4/5 based on 14,492 votes. According to Google Play store, it has 500K+ downloads.
Though this isn’t the only app providing such services, the quality of Funa is quite commendable.
Pros of the Application
- It helps you to locate the real-time location of your family.
- You can even track the locations they have been to by accessing their location history.
- While in an emergency, you can send out SOS alerts to your family.
- When you set a specific location, you get a notification whenever your family members reach or leave that place.
- It is secure and confidential. Only the people listed by you can access your location.
- The app can be installed for free.
- The app has a very easy-to-use interface. Thus, you don’t need any master skills to access its features.
- The application is available in 3 languages – English, Indonesian, and Malay.
Cons of the Application
- Unless you upgrade to the pro version, the ads can be intimidating.
- Subscription is costlier than its counterparts.
- Unlike other similar apps, this app doesn’t provide the chat feature.
- Needs some bug fixes. The app can be a little unreliable at times or might hang or lag.
- Continuously using the location and internet causes fast battery drainage. The app doesn’t optimize it. Thus, you might end up with low battery soon.
As mentioned earlier, Funa is a location tracker of the people close to you, of your family members. To set-up your application:
- Install the application on your phone.
- Enter your mobile number and verify it.
- Enter your display name, display picture, and E-mail address.
- Select the contacts of your family members.
- And you are all set-up.
Now whenever you are on the go, your selected contacts can track your location. And even you can do the same for them. You can trace their location, if or not they are moving and at what distance are they from you.Also, the SOS button on the application can be used in emergencies. Whenever you press that button, the application would directly send your location and notify your pre-selected contacts. Thus, they can track you and save you in time.
If you want to get notified when a contact reaches or leaves a location, just enter the location you want and the app will notify you automatically.