Locate Guide – KYCS

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Download & Registration

Your KYCS Locate device will be activated within 48 hours after purchase and receipt of your registration.  Registration is provided by an authorized KYCS Locate dealer.

GET STARTED

  1. Download the free KYCS Locate app. Download links available at the bottom of this page.
  2. Login using your credentials.  Please refer to the welcome email we sent you with a user name and password.
  3. Change your password by tapping on the “ME” icon located on the bottom menu, tap on “Change Password” and proceed. Note, that you may also login via the online platform at https://kycslocate.net/#/login 
  4. You are now ready to monitor your KYCS Locate device.  Start by tapping on ” User & Device” locate on the bottom menu, then tap on the asset name to monitor its location. Note the KYCS Locate device is pre-set to one (1) location ping per day. 

Online Locate Platform

Access our online platform for further features.

  • Device management
  • Inventory view
  • Battery monitor
  • Track replay

Installation

The KYCS Locate device is equipped with high powered magnets for a quick and easy installation on most metal surfaces. You may also use the provided 3M adhesive for installation on non-metal surfaces.

  1. The KYCS Locate device has a weatherproof casing and can be installed on most assets including vehicles, trailers, RV’s, heavy equipment, generators, boats, powersports, motorcycles and more…
  2. Install the KYCS Locate device in a hidden place within the asset. Note, do not install the KYCS Locate device inside a metal enclosure.
  3. Once installed you may use the KYCS Locate app or online portal to view its last pinged location.  The KYCS Locate device will provide one (1) preset location ping per day.
 
For further details you may contact us

User Guide and Tips

Home page displays an overview of how many KYCS Locate devices are

  1. Online
  2. Offline
  3. Added over the past 90 days.
  4. Removal alarm, note must be activated by KYCS Global Inc.
  5. Power off alarm

The User & Device page will display all your KYCS locate devices. 

  1. Ability to search your inventory by name.
  2. View online, offline, alarm, used, favorite and follow each device.
  3.  Ability to tap on a name device and view it’s last pinged location.

View the map location of one (1) KYCS Locate device, Note to view all devices at once you must use the online platform.

Features:

  1. View map in standard or satellite by tapping on the globe icon. 
  2. Tap on the asset icon to view further details.
  3. Swipe from bottom up to view battery monitor, wake up time, device status and last ping.
  4. Tap on “Info” to display or change asset name
  5. Tap on “Track” to replay the location details for the past 2 days.  

 

The Alarm page will display a removal alarm if the KYCS Locate device has been activated with the alarm feature.  Please contact us to activate the removal alarm. 

The page will allow you to change your password, logout and set push alerts if available with your program.

Yes, the KYCS Locate device is weatherproof with an industrial housing.  You can install the KYCS Locate device on most assets including, boats, motorcycles, RV’s, trailers, generators and more. It’s important to note that the KYCS Locate device should not be installed in a metal enclosure as it will prevent the signal from being transmitted. 

Yes, when installing the KYCS Locate device inside a vehicle, please ensure that the red stripes are facing towards the ground.  The antenna is located on the top of the device which is the opposite side of the red stripes and must be facing up toward the sky. It’s important to note that the KYCS Locate device should not be installed in a metal enclosure as it will prevent the signal from being transmitted.  The KYCS Locate device works under or inside plastic enclosures. 

 

When satellite or assisted satellite is not available, the KYCS Locate device will use cellular service (iLBS) to estimate it’s location.  This service is a back-up solution to satellite and it will NOT display pinpoint accuracy.  At times the location can be 300-500 meters from it’s true location.  To identify if cellular service is currently be used for locating your asset, it will be displayed on the online platform in the monitor page under the “Status” details as “iLBS”.  Please review the below screen shot when iLBS is currently being displayed.  

 

  • In the event an asset equipped with a KCYS locate device is stolen, report the theft immediately to local law enforcement in the city/town where the theft occurred. 
  • Click on ” Report a Theft” under the “Contact Us” top menu and fill in the form. Enter your Registration ID ( located in the top left box of your Agreement & Term form, as provided by your dealer), Police incident number and contact details. Submit once completed.
  • You may also contact us directly at 1-866-800-4111 ext. 3