I used to have another major GPS car tracking device and the company went out of business and their devices stopped working so I needed a cost effective replacement. CarLock seems to be just that. It’s affordable and the app is good to track details of where I’ve been and where the car is etc. A few quirks - sometimes the maps of where I have driven get a bit wonky showing diagonal lines between two points when I took actual roads - and the diagonal paths are not even possible. Also there’s a short lag time sometimes in having the car position reported. And finally I keep getting dinged on my driving score for something called cornering. I drive pretty well and have no idea what this even is (but don’t care bc I’m not using this to track a teen driver and I also live in Florida where we drive crazy). Overall it’s a good product and good app!
When another company I was using to track my trips went out of business I went on hunt for a replacement. I tried a few different companies but really like how Carlock also has security features. I bought the tag along with the unit so Carlock would arm and disarm based on my phone being nearby. It works great and has come in handy when someone hit my car with a shopping cart. Carlock notified me so when I got back to my car I knew I should look at my camera to see what happened to set Carlock off. It showed my front bumper getting hit with a cart. No damage but it was great to know that something happened. The only thing I would like to see is a way to be able to set a time frame for looking for the tag. When I am at home at night Carlock arms and disarm a lot due to my car being in the garage. This was killing the tags battery so I hard wired it to power and no more issue.I highly recommend Carlock.
I’m loving the “CarLock” app and device. I brought the “CarLock” plug in OBD device because I’ve recently have brought new wheels for my vehicle and didn’t want to be a victim of theft. I also didn’t want to pay $200 for a car alarm system so I found “CarLock” as an option. There’s no way for anyone to jack up your car and steal your wheels without this device notifying you or unwanted vibration movement of your vehicle. The only thing I wish “CarLock” implemented was a more alarming notification for when there is unwanted vibration of the car. The notification that is given now isn’t loud enough to be heard or waken out of a sleep for. There’s should be some that will cause you to jump out of your sleep to check and see what’s going on. P.S, it would be wonderful for those that have apple watches to being able to arm/disarm the CarLock device. It’s sometimes a pain pulling out the phone to do so.
If your looking for an affordable and easy to use GPS tracking device, CarLock will do that for you. CarLock has provided simple instructions along with the device for installations. Also, CarLock has provided those same instructions on their website. The CarLock App (Google Play and App Store) is very easy to use when you’re away from your vehicle. Also, I’ve noticed there is no delay on retrieving notifications on the App. CarLock has a Blog on their website to give you recent updates on how the device is doing and any upcoming changes to the device. One flaw that I’ve noticed is having a hard time to get help with Customer Service. I had to message through Instagram first and was finally reached out through email. A telephone # for Customer Service would be easier and hopefully it has brought to their attention.
I got the CARLOCK device for my car that I have to leave in a parking garage while I’m at work. It makes me feel more comfortable parking there. The app is relatively easy to use. The scheduler was confusing at first because I expected each box to be the start time of the hour but it’s actually the end time. I also wish that each selection wasn’t a full hour. Partial hours 15-30 minutes would be great. I tried to bypass the scheduler altogether with the CARLOCK tag but that was a big disappointing failure. I got false alarms all the time and still had to manually turn on/off the alarm so I just went back to the scheduler in the app. Besides that, the actual CARLOCK device and app are great and super useful.
I bought into CARLOCK when I purchased my new Dodge this past spring. At first the Tag seemed to be responsive upon coming or going from the vehicle then it wouldn’t do either in its own as nothing on my end changed (phone, service strength) so I had the Tag replaced. Then the new Tag came and for now seems to be working though I’m still not impressed in its sensitivity. It takes wayy too long to pick up my iPhone 12 in close proximity. Even with the phone in a cradle on the dash and about a foot under the Tag hanging from the rear view mirror it’s gone off saying “engine start detected” or “vehicle moved” when I was far down the road. I shouldn’t have to open the app every time I get in to verify its condition. I wish for CARLOCK to remotely send a patch update to its hardware in our cars through the App or something that would increase the Tag’s distance of detection. These false alarms are ridiculous and more than likely will cause me to find a better solution in tracking my vehicle. The App itself is intuitive and well designed. I don’t have young drivers or the need to monitor harsh driving, but I eventually will when my kids are old enough. I only hope that CARLOCK is there by then and has listened to its end users enough to make these much needed improvements.
I’ve been using Carlock for about a year. At first, it was great. The location updated as stated, alerts were timely, usually within 30 seconds (I forgot to disarm and started the vehicle). About six months ago, when the cell towers started deactivating 2g, the service started getting spotty. GPS went from updating every minute to 8-16 hours between updates. Customer service told me it was because I was in an area of poor cell service: I literally have three cell towers within 2 blocks of my house, 4 bars all the time and usually around 12 GPS satellites. It has gotten progressively worse, so that now it is displaying a location about ten miles away from my current location, from about 14 hours ago. I’m lucky if it updates once in 24 hours. Last week I forgot to disarm the app, drove seven miles to the store and back, and while unloading groceries got an alert that the engine had been started. This is ridiculous and I cannot recommend it.
Must have if your worried about your car being stolen
I love it comes in handy in many ways tells me my battery life percentage If it’s going low. I own 3 cars so it helps a lot with that. Besides the fact that CARLOCK even detects if someone even puts their own body weight on the car I get a notification. It gives me a lot of piece of mind especially since I own 2 old Hondas they tend to get stolen a lot with this I at least have a chance of getting it back. A friend of mine actually tracked his car down with this product after it was stolen. It’s a really great product I use it everyday. HIGHLY RECOMMEND to anyone looking for a tracking security product for your car.
The new app looks nice, but please bring back the timestamps. The old app used to provide a timestamp every time the GPS location data was refreshed. It also provided a more detailed view of battery voltage, and it showed what specific time the battery had a specific voltage. This is useful information which provides peace of mind. I like knowing that everything I'm seeing with my car is up to date. I don't like the feeling of possibly being misled into thinking my car is safe when in reality I'm viewing information that hasn't been updated for many hours.
CarLock gives you peace of mind when you’re away from your vehicle. Especially when you park in a sketchy neighborhood it’s nice to know that if your car gets touched or hit that CarLock will sense the vibration and notify you with an alert on the CarLock app! It’s also nice to know if your car got stolen (hopefully never happens) that you can track it in real time. The app also tracks the mileage driven for each month and gives you a battery reading so you will know if it’s time to replace your car battery! All in all, it’s a great app to have if you love your vehicle! :-)
After 2 auto theft attempts on my truck, I started my search for a reliable car security system. I came across CarLock and was immediately sold. There are so many great features including the easy to install CarLock unit that plugs directly into my trucks OBD port. When it comes to using the app to lock and unlock the system, it’s literary a touch of the screen. Monitoring my trips, getting alerts, and managing my subscription is also done with the app. After 4 months of using the device and service, I would trust a car alarm by its self.
I am glad to have purchased this product as it is always on when the vehicle is not in use but the problems I’ve had with it is that sometimes it takes a while to go off and so I’ll even forget that it’s on and also the gps location does not always update automatically and it does tend to go off when least expected to but other than that this product has worked out great for me
This has everything you need to protect the second biggest investment of your life, your House is number 1, they say your car is the second biggest investment. It has all the features I want and need! Does everything manufacturer describes? Fees are cheaper than anyone I’ve seen? What more can you ask for! If it’s unplugged your notified, car turns on your notified! This is hands down prob the best way to protect your car even more so than a car alarm? Tracking, detection, vehicle health this literally has it all! Can’t say enough
I’ve had my carlock for over a year or so and I completely love it. It’s great peace of mind to be able to know in real time where my scat is all the time. Carlock gives me peace of mind during these rough times where lots of cars are getting stolen on damaged. I get a notification directly to my phone if any vibration is detected or if the engine starts. Also great for when leaving my car at the shop or dealer to make sure they do only was is needed with the car and not going for a ride.
I got this because my car was broken in to in the middle of the night, wish I had this before so I’d know about it. The app is very user friendly, the only thing is that the alerts are usually sent about 30 seconds late, it’d be nice if it was almost instant. The device itself is great, it’s sensitive enough to alert me even with the vibration of a thunderstorm or a loud car passing by. I’d definitely recommend this to anyone trying to get security for their car.
This app is the greatest I’ve had in a while. It definitely gives you a piece of mind when it comes to car security. I like the smart lock feature because I don’t have to forget about arming it anymore. The only downside about the feature is that I wish it would be unarmed one it finds that your phone is inside the car instead of going into the app. Overall, this is a system worth getting
Six months ago I had a couple false alerts (at 2am of course). I contacted (ok complained) to Car Lock and they were OUTSTANDING i.e. contacted me twice requesting specific details on what happened. They followed up with their action plan and I have never had any negative issues with the app/device since. I especially recommend this to parents of young drivers to verify they are not driving unsafely. Great product/app. Easy to install, use and comprehensive info readily accessible.
I’ve had the app for about 2 years and tho I’ve had some complaints with the device at first, the customer service is excellent and helpful. I have no complaints as of right now and the device works great and is fast at updating you. The tracking is great and pretty accurate on the location. Not a bad purchase if you want to keep your car safe. I love how it checks the battery so you can track how it is doing while parked.
CarLock has been nothing but great to me. It’s always up to date and continuously running. You never have to wonder, worry, or wait using this app. Once you open the app the cars location is in your face and ready to be found. Not only is it gps/location based, but a big key part to me was the movement. The device can detect vibrations to your car, such as the door being opened or closed. It’s really a plug and play device no modding required.
Best insurance to protect your investment. Factory alarms are 100% useless. Thieves will never open the doors. They jump through the window they shatter. No alarm will sound, a door must be opened. A break in that was last than 60 seconds left me with over 6K in damage to my Ram Limited. It's never the same after that. This device is the real deal and it will keep you well informed via cell phone. It is a very cheap price to pay to keep your property protected.
When driving my car, CarLock does not keep consistent location of my car. When I park my car, it takes anywhere from 30 to 45 minutes for CarLock to locate the location of my parked car. I had my son drive my car as if he was stealing it I left CarLock armed. It notified me that my car was started. But would not keep constant location of the direction of travel. After parking my car it took almost an hour for to inform me where my car was located. If my car was actually stolen, I would not been able to inform law-enforcement the actual direction and travel of my car. This is useless,,, I am absolutely disappointed with CarLock…
First off, I would say this is the most affordable car alarm in its field that has utility. My wish is for the alarm to go off in the car as well to discourage the thieves so maybe they abandon ship. Nothing like a loud alarm blasting in the ear of a perp. Also it alerts you only when the car vibrates not when door or trunk is opened so that could change but other than that it’s useful.
The car lock app was pretty easy to install. At first I was nervous but once I seen how precise it is all my worries went away. It gives me a piece of mind knowing the alarm goes straight to my phone. Yes the alarm goes off with heavy rain or strong winds. But I rather it go off than not work at all. I give this app a 5 out of 5 stars. Would recommend to anyone. If it matters to you I drive a challenger and love this device.
CarLock is a must have in me following a very bad accident situation.
CarLock on both my cars. I find comfort in knowing where my car is, and the log of where it’s been driven. I have faulty short turn memory & it is helpful to know where I have been & where the cars are when I’m not driving it. I would recommend CarLock to any one how dir directional and memory Problems! It’s a must have for me following a major accident which has left me disabled.
CarLock is great peace of mind when you live in a bad neighborhood. I appreciate the other features, such as driving metrics. Response time when a vibration occurs is not instantaneous - there is perhaps a 1-2 min delay between the time the device is triggered to when you receive the alert on your phone. Wish this delay was shorter, as in that time frame your car could now be gone. Overall, great product.
CarLock notified me when someone broke my passenger window at 12:30am. I caught them in the driver’s seat trying to copy my key fob and start the engine, and they ran off. They didn’t expect me to know they were there, and I wouldn’t have without CarLock. Strong recommend, it’s well worth the monthly subscription. I was minutes away from losing my car to some lowlife thieves.
I really love the CarLock. It helps me sleep at night and not having to worry about anything happening to my car. But I do have like a minor issue where the device is very sensitive to movements as far as another car driving pass and the alarm will trigger and I’m thinking someone trying to break it but it’s really not nobody there, but other then that I like it!
This security/tracker is amazing the gps that’s built in is great I know where my car is at all times when it moves and if I let my brother use it I can see exactly where he went how far he traveled etc. It records how fast you drive and many other things such as when it’s turned on any vibrations etc it’s just a great security system if you ask me
I really like this app to check on my car info like battery and how my driving is. Most importantly if my car was moved in any type of way. When it comes to the Tag I wish it could work how it supposed to. It was very convenient to not have to open the app every time to unlock and lock the security. Please work on that Tag cuz my tag doesn’t work at all.
Very good for the price of the products. Good start to the beginning of a successful company
The product itself is very good and can continue to progress with work. The app still in my opinion can still develop from a software point of view. It runs perfectly with no lag or glitches but I still think the alarm can have some more stuff. Maybe adjustment for sensitivity things like this. I like the product but I am still looking
I purchased the CarLock as a peace of mind and security as I work in a bad area of town, it works excellent and I always know I can look at the app and know exactly where my vehicle is, if it’s ever stolen I’ll have no problem tracking it even if it’s being driven at the time, I would highly recommend CarLock to anyone who would like to keep tabs on their vehicles
I’ve had CarLock for almost 6 months now and have to say it does a great job tracking the car and is worth the 10$ to give me peace of mind whenever I park my scat anywhere. It also has options to check how many miles you drive a month or you’re driving score. Haven’t had any issues with it
Update: latest release completely disabled the tracking. Uninstalled and reinstalled the app FIXED it. :) Monthly fee is lower than others! Auto lock, locks the car anywhere from 5 minutes to 45 minutes after the car is shut off, sometimes says its locked after a trip starts. Real time tracking seems to work rather well! Bread crumb trail of each trip is quite good! Tells you if it is unplugged! Nice to know the battery voltage with a chart. Wish the voltage chart showed more than the start and end hours(like what time each data point represents). Overall it is a handy device with continual improvements made by the developers!
the Carlock security system appears to be a reliable and comprehensive device, providing me with a heightened sense of security and peace of mind. In addition, the customer support is responsive and helpful and the device is priced affordable If you're looking for an effective way to guard your car the Carlock system could be an excellent investment. For you
Got this after a thief came on my property and tried to steal my truck “on security cam too” set up was easy and shows me every move my truck makes even where mechanic drove it too lol. Had an issue and tech helped fast. So far so good even get the alert of vibration and discover it’s a cat “again”.
Every since I purchased CarLock it has done its job. If my car is bumped, Started, Moved it alerts me. I recently went out of town and my brother used my car. I was in Florida and my car in Maryland. Everywhere he went, his speed, etc I followed him through his whole driving. Love the CarLock
If you have a nice car you have to have the best for it! CarLock never fails and keeps getting better and better. I would definitely recommend this to friends and family. I’ve had mine for a long time and has not been disappointed.
Easy to install. Shows me every detail of where, when, how fast, braking, driving, how many trips how many miles my van is driven. Even sent me an alert when the body shop used my van to joy ride 160 miles 20 trips! Easy to use, understand, very pleased. Would buy again
I already have two of this put in two of my vehicle. They are great GPS and quite accurate and very affordable monthly subscription. Despite getting the cheapest plan, I feel confident that my vehicles are protected. The app is also flawless. Never have an issue ever since I installed it.
I have been using CarLock for over three years to monitor my daughters cars and it works very consistently. I use it to educate them on their driving habits and I have seen how their driving has improved. I also like how the manufacturer responds quickly to questions.
I had purchased the item due to having a Kia and my car have been targeted and in the theft trend. I purchased the item shortly after the incident and am alerted when there is movement to my car as well as when the cart is started. Love the device thus far!
I’ve had this gps for about a year or so, and haven’t had any problems. This car lock works. My only concern is that it should react a little faster when the car has been moved. But other then that I haven’t had any problems.
I have been using CarLock for almost 2 years and I am very satisfied with the product. I like how the CarLock app shows my vehicle location and I feel very secure knowing my vehicle is safe when at work. I also like how the CarLock app works with the CarLock tag to automatically enable and disable the CarLock alarm.
This app is super easy to use and gives you great gps on your vehicle! I would definitely recommend this app for any one who is worried about getting your vehicle messed with or to keep an eye on your loved ones when they borrow your vehicle.
The app is easy to use and love all the features. A lot of information and details about the car. I like how it is easy to unlock and lock through the app. Such a great product and features it has to protect your car. Love it!
When ever I park my car in downtown I used to get scared to leave it because I’ve know many people to get their cars broken into or hit so getting CarLock put my mind at ease and if anything is going on with my car it notifys me !!!
This has to be the best security system for the car after searching back and forth I came across Carlock and I couldn’t be any happier the app has so Many futures it’s great I have been with them for about 5 years and wouldent change that for anything
Have used it for a few months and it works great. My vehicle has a good factory security system and CarLock gives me that extra comfort of having my vehicle protected. I love how the product has a very user friendly app that I can monitor from my I-phone. Great job CarLock.
Bought this about 6 months ago. Been using it everyday to track the vehicle. About once a week like today. Car was started, has been on the road for about an hour and the device hasn’t moved or shown activity yet? Sometimes it won’t give me any activity for that day. When it works, it works great. But only 3 stars because I have so many issues with it.
One of the best protection products out there. From letting you know where you parked, if your battery is dying, to someone hitting your car or even stealing it and tracking it. Couldn’t have asked for a better product.
Requires hardware sold at carlock.co CarLock - Advanced Real Time Car Tracker & Alert System. WORK & SLEEP WITHOUT WORRY CarLock monitors and alerts you on your phone when your vehicle is moved, when the engine starts, if unusual vibration is detected & even if the device is disconnected! MONITOR YOUR TEENAGER We love our teens but they can be entirely different people behind the wheel. CarLock detects harsh acceleration (drag racing), hard breaking & sharp cornering (stunt driving). VIRTUAL MECHANIC CarLock actively monitors the health of your vehicle and alerts you in advance if your car battery is running dangerously low or is experiencing high battery drain. LIKE GPS ON STEROIDS Included is also a detailed trip tracking which lets you monitor where your car has been. You'll be notified if your car is stolen or a "trusted" driver is going off course! EXTREMELY AFFORDABLE CarLock uses cloud computing, internet storage, GPS tracking and a modern day app. You get all this for only $9.60 per month and the first month is FREE! Work's on AT&T's network. CarLock supports multiple cars on one account. The device is compatible with all cars manufactured after 1996.