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How To Plot Your Devices On The Map In GoToMyDevices (VIDEO)

In GoToMyDevices, you can plot your Room Alert devices on a map for visual inventory, and immediately know what locations have alerts in progress or may require attention.

You can watch a video demonstration below:

You can plot your devices by:

– Street address
– City, state, zip code or country
– Coordinates
– Any other location that can be displayed on a map

Step 1: Plot your devices

Updating your device locations is easy. To plot a device:

1. First, log in to your GoToMyDevices.com account.

2. Then select Map in the navigation bar to the left.

3. Here, you’ll see a map of the world and a list of all of your registered devices.

GTMD_Map1

4. Put your cursor in the Location field next to the desired device.

GTMD_Location_Cursor

5. Enter the location.

GTMD_Location_Address

6. Then simply click outside of the field to commit your changes.

7. Your device will now appear on the map, as shown below:

GTMD_Map2

– You may change your device’s location at any time by overwriting the information in its Location field.

– If your device isn’t plotted in the exact location on the map, try entering the address in a different format or using the coordinates.

You can find the coordinates by searching for the address in Google Maps. (The coordinates are listed in your web browser address bar.)

GTMD_coordinates

– If desired, you can also enter addresses in the Location field that cannot be plotted on the map, as shown below.

GTMD_Location_Office

Step 2: View your device on the map

Your devices appear on the map as red pointers displaying status icons:

– A circle with two signal bars GTMD_Pointer_Connected indicates that the device is online and is in a clear state.

– A circle with no signal bars GTMD_Pointer_NotConnected indicates that the device is offline.

– A lightning bolt GTMD_Pointer_Triggered indicates that the device is in an alarm state.

Filter your devices

You can filter the devices displayed on the map by connection status, device type, and alert status.

GTMD_Filter

Select the X to reset your filters.

GTMD_Filter_Button

View device details

If you click on a red pointer on the map, the device details will appear.

GTMD_Map_Device_Details

Click on a cluster of devices to display individual pointers.

GTMD_Map_Mult_Devices

 


Tips & Tricks

You can manipulate the map in a number of useful ways, such as:

– Switching to satellite view
– Zooming in
– Moving the map up & down and left & right

Switch to satellite view

In the upper left corner of the screen, you can use the Map and Satellite buttons to toggle between the two view types.

GTMD_Map_Satellite

If you hover over the selected button, you have the option to display additional information.

– For Map, the additional option is Terrain.

GTMD_Map_Terrain

– For Satellite, the additional option is Labels.

GTMD_Map_Satellite_Labels

Zoom in

Use the + and symbols in the lower right corner of the map to zoom in and out.

GTMD_Map_Zoom

You can zoom in on a specific point by placing your cursor over it and using the scroll wheel on your mouse.

Move the view up & down, left & right

Top move the map, simply hold down the left button on your mouse.

– Original view

GTMD_Move_Original

Drag your mouse back and forth to move the view left and right.

– View moved to the left

GTMD_Move_Left

Drag your mouse up and down to move the view higher and lower.

– View moved down

GTMD_Move_Down

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