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Owntracks is an open-source mobile app which sends the phone location to a server, periodically.

Gladys Plus allows you to receive Owntracks message and create location in Gladys.

Download Owntracks

First download Owntracks on iOS or Android.

Create an API key in Gladys Plus

Go to, connect.

Then go to "settings" => "Open API", and create a key.

Go to Owntracks

Click on the button in the top-left corner:

Open API owntracks Gladys

Click on settings:

Open API owntracks Gladys

Select "HTTP", and in the "URL" input, enter:[YOUR-API-KEY]

Fill in the UserID and DeviceID field with the terms of your choice (they are mandatory).

I put "iphone" for the DeviceID, and "pierre-gilles" for the UserID.

Gladys uses the API key to identify who is making the request.

Open API owntracks Gladys

See your location in Gladys

You should see your location in Gladys in the "Maps" tab.

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