Download the AfriForum 911 app
If you have an Android smartphone, it is important to know that only Android 4.44 software or newer will support the app.
Go to the Android Play Store or the Apple iStore and download the AfriForum 911 app.
The app will instruct you on what you need to do and what details you need to fill in.
It will send you your user name and password.
It will also notify TrackBox and AfriForum 911 that you have downloaded the app and you can therefore expect a phone call from them.
The app will track your location to within 3 metres on ANY network.
There are many other functionalities of this app which make it a leader in its field, such as vehicle checks and missing persons (children), MDDR (mobile device data recorder) which was born from the concept of the encrypted aircraft flight data recorder, a “Call Me” panic button, which is a first for South Africa, smart load tools, a communication centre, voice note recording with GPS, and much more.
AfriForum 911’s arm band remains very important.
Please make sure that you have stored AfriForum 911’s number as a contact.
AfriForum 911: 0861 116 154.
Allocate the number 5 button as the speed-dial option for AfriForum 911.
IMPORTANT: Some phones (iPhone) DO NOT offer speed-dial functionality. What you can do, is to store the emergency number as a favourite to find it easier.
You can also create a short cut to your home page for the AfriForum 911 number, so it is easier to find.
Your location will be locatable up to 300 metres in the case of MTN and Vodacom, but other service providers won’t be able to triangulate the specific location.
How to ensure AfriForum 911 has your correct details
- Contact the Admin offices at 086 10 200 30 during office hours; or
- Visit AfriForum 911’s Contact Us page.
AfriForum 911 emergency number: 0861 116 154
Apart from the free benefits that the AfriForum 911 app offers AfriForum members, members can also voluntarily make use of TrackBox’s additional Premium services by selecting the Premium option rather than the free version of the app. These additional services will cost R20 per month.
Storing of recorded voice messages.
A mobile device data recorder – with this, missing persons, abducted people and even hostages can be tracked down to the last 30 minutes of their whereabouts.
Call back function to next-of-kin (“Please call me”).
Push notifications – this signal is sent with the press of a button on the phone, and informs the control room immediately of an urgent need of the sender of the signal, upon which the control room will react within seconds.
A map showing all current incidents (incident map).
Additional to the above, the following can also be stored: Information of valuable items and assets, Vehicle details, Animals (e.g. branding of stock or micro-chip numbers of pets), Firearm licence expiry and renewal dates, Important documents.
GPS and cell phone (Vodacom and MTN only) tracking in case of emergency and when essential.
“Track me” functionality – this is used to follow an app user who plans on moving in any of the following ways (users are phoned at regular intervals to confirm their safety): Walking, Cycling, Motorbiking, On the long road, In an Uber taxi, On the way to and back from school.
“My Vault”, where personal details are stored on the smart phone and can be updated, including Personal details, Address, Contact details, Email address, Next-of-kin.
Access to the control room, which receives and sends messages. The following messages can be sent to the control room: General reporting on safety; Crime incidents; Medical emergencies; Vehicle-related incidents; Fire- and rescue-related incidents; Roadside assistance; Animal welfare reporting; Crises that arise, can threaten safety and that are still occurring; Municipal assistance needed; Removal of snakes or bees; and Administrative needs.
Download the AfriForum 911 app now.
The additional Premium services, for those who wish to obtain these voluntarily, are available at R20 per month.
If you would like to know more or need to speak to someone you may contact us here.