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My Boyfriend Put A Tracker On My Car

My Boyfriend Installed a GPS on My Vehicle – What Are My Options?

What You Need To Do If You Find A Hidden GPS Tracker On Your Car

Imagine cleaning your vehicle and then stumbling across a GPS-tracking device. Naturally, the feeling of anger would flood your body, and of course, the question, “Who put this hidden GPS tracker in my car?”. For many women, this is a reality as paranoid boyfriends all across the country frequently GPS tracking technology to spy on their girlfriends. If you found a tracking device in your car and suspect your boyfriend might be spying on you, here are some helpful tips on what you should do next!

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Where Would My Boyfriend Put A GPS Tracker?

If you suspect your boyfriend (or ex-partner) might be spying on you the first thing you need to do is find out if he put a tracking device on your car. That means you need to scan your vehicle for some of the popular spots most men hide GPS vehicle trackers on their girlfriends’ cars. If you asked yourself, “Where would my boyfriend put a GPS in the car?” here is where you need to check:

  1. Underneath Your Car –  Look underneath the car. Use a flashlight to spot anything unusual attached to the undercarriage. Trackers are often magnetically attached here.
  2. Inside Your Vehicle’s Glovebox – Check the glovebox thoroughly. A small GPS device could easily be hidden among your belongings.
  3. Stuffed Inside a Seat – Examine all seats, including the back seats. Trackers can be stuffed into the seams or hidden in the cushions.
  4. Beneath the Driver or Passenger Seats – Slide your hand under the seats to feel for any unfamiliar objects. Trackers are often taped or strapped underneath.
  5. The OBD2 Port – Locate the OBD2 port in your vehicle. This port is usually under the dashboard on the driver’s side. Trackers can be plugged into this port.

Taking these steps can help you identify if a tracking device is present. If you find anything suspicious, document it and consider contacting law enforcement. Your safety and privacy are paramount.

Remember, you deserve to feel safe and respected in your relationships. Don’t hesitate to reach out for support from trusted friends, family, or professionals. For more resources and detailed steps, check the FAQs section.

You can learn more about where to hide a GPS tracker on a car here:

Where Is A GPS Tracking Device Installed On A CarRelated Content: How To Track My Husband’s Car Without Him Knowing

My Boyfriend Is Tracking Me – Can I Find Out He Put The Tracker On My Vehicle?

If you searched in the following spots mentioned above and found a GPS tracker there is a very good chance your boyfriend is tracking you. But before you let paranoia fill your mind it is important to do a little investigative work. That means removing the tracker from the car and looking at the device to find a serial number or any identifying information that could help you determine who the manufacturer of the product is. With a serial number, you can call the manufacturer or reseller and find out who purchased the device. This information can then be relayed to local law enforcement who can determine if any laws were broken or privacy rights infringed upon.

Some of the most popular resellers of GPS tracking equipment are BrickHouse Security, LandAirSea, GPS TrackIt, Tracki, and SpyTec.

10 Signs Your Boyfriend Might Be Stalking You

Warning Signs


He Shows Up Unannounced

Disrespects your boundaries by appearing unexpectedly.

He Frequently Communicates With You

Calls, texts, or emails often, gets upset if you don’t respond quickly.

Insists On Knowing Your Whereabouts

Constantly asks where you are and for details about your activities.

He Asks Others About You

Seeks information from your friends or family, monitors your social media.

He Monitors Your Online Activity

Tracks your online presence, possibly logs into your accounts.

He Gives Unwanted Physical Contact

Touches or hugs you without consent, blocks your path.

He Says Threatening Comments

Makes aggressive remarks, threatens harm if you leave.

He Tries To Control You

Dictates your behavior or appearance, gets jealous easily.

He Follows You

Drives by your home, workplace, or other locations you frequent.

He Attempts To Isolate You

Tries to keep you away from friends and family, makes you feel guilty for spending time with others.

If you’re experiencing any of these warning signs in your personal life, it’s important to take them seriously. That means seeking help from a trusted friend, family member, or professional. You have the right to feel safe and respected in your relationships, and there are resources available to help you. We will take a deeper dive into the resources available in the FAQs section.

My Boyfriend Put A Tracker On My Car – FAQs

Once you have found the tracker, discovered who made the device, figured out your boyfriend was the one who purchased the tracker, and contacted law enforcement to file a complaint, you might be surprised about the GPS tracking laws. Is it illegal for a boyfriend to put a GPS tracker on his girlfriend’s car? The answer is it depends on a lot of factors. First of all, what state do you live in, who owns the vehicle, and whether or not the tracker is placed inside or outside of the vehicle? This is the reason you need to speak with the police in the area where you live, as well as an attorney who has some experience in stalking and/or privacy rights cases.

Again, if your boyfriend or ex-boyfriend is stalking you it is critical you seek help right away. The good news is there are many resources available to help women who are being stalked by their boyfriends. Here are a few options:

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: The National Domestic Violence Hotline offers support and information for victims of domestic violence and stalking. You can call 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or chat online with an advocate for help.
  • Law Enforcement: If you feel that you are in immediate danger, call 911 or your local law enforcement agency. You can also ask for a restraining order or protective order to help protect you from further stalking or abuse.
  • Therapy: A therapist can provide support and guidance for dealing with the emotional impact of stalking, as well as help you develop strategies for staying safe and protecting your privacy.
  • Technology Safety Resources: There are many resources available to help you protect your digital privacy and safety, such as online safety planning tools, guides for securing your devices and accounts, and resources for dealing with cyberstalking.

Remember, you are not alone, and there are many resources available to help you. Don’t hesitate to reach out for help and support.

Unfortunately, it’s hard to say how many stalkers become violent, but it can depend on several factors. Be careful and protect yourself by seeking help and support. Remember that you don’t have to face this alone and that there are resources available to you if you need help.

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