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Live Tracking with Wayward

Synchronize your TravelMap with the Wayward app on smartphone (requires having a Premium Plus account and a 3G/4G/5G plan).


Install the Wayward app on the Play Store (Android) or App Store (iOS), then follow the instructions below to connect it to TravelMap:

Wayward welcome page

1. Sign up to create a free Wayward account

When Wayward asks for permission to use your location, make sure you select Always

Start Solo Trip on Wayward

2. Stay on Start a Solo Trip. Choose any name you want.

Enable Efficiency Tracking to avoid overloading your map over time.

Tap Start trip

Get your shared Wayward link

3. Tap on Share

Copy your Wayward link

4. Tap on Copy.

5. Create a new Live Tracking

  • Open your TravelMap administration
  • Go to: Settings > Live Tracking > New
  • GPS tracking device: select "Wayward"
  • Select the map you want to update
  • Paste your Wayward link
  • Click on "Create"
Enable the TravelMap Live Tracking to synchronize your Wayward tracking

That's it! Now your TravelMap will be updated automatically to stay in sync with your Wayward tracking.

You can use the Live Tracking settings to pause the synchronization or choose another map.

Wayward app interface buttons

You can pause your tracking when you stop moving or send "check-in" messages

Check in with Wayward

When you check in on Wayward, your text (title and/or note) is added as a comment to your latest spot on TravelMap

Note: soon the check-in photos will also be uploaded to TravelMap

Any issues, questions?

For more information on how to use the app, check out Wayward's support page or contact us