Look 4 Me

Know the location of your loved ones at any time.

  • Use your phone to locate other consenting Vodacom customers
  • Know their location at any time of the day or night
  • No need to get any additional software

To activate Look 4 Me

Contract customers
SMS ‘Register’ to 31888 

Prepaid customers
Visit a Vodacom Shop

Visit Look4me website

What is Look 4 Me?

  • Look 4 Me is a phone and location-based service that lets you find other Contract and Prepaid customers
  • All you need is explicit consent from the person you want to locate
  • You can receive the location via SMS, a map or by logging in to look4me.co.za

Who can get Look 4 Me?

  • Vodacom Contract, Top Up and Prepaid customers can get Look 4 Me  
  • They can locate other consenting Vodacom Contract and Prepaid customers

Why should I get Look 4 Me?

Reach out to your friends and family

By always knowing where your friends and family are, you can stick around in case they need help.

Get the information you need around the clock

The location information is made available to you at any time of the day or night.

No additional equipment or software needed

All you need to use Look 4 Me is your phone and consent from the person you would like to locate. 

How much does Look 4 Me cost?

  • Monthly subscription for Look 4 Me costs R11.70
  • Prepaid customers will be billed immediately upon registration and then every month thereafter. You have to produce your ID document and pay a R10 activation fee
  • In addition to the monthly subscription, you’re also charged bearer and content costs depending on the channel you selected to get location information 

Costs for dialing *120*888#
Content type
Content cost
Add a new locatee 

20c per unit of 20 seconds

Find mobile users - via SMS                           

R1.84 + bearer                  

Find mobile users - via MMS

R2.89 + bearer


Costs for SMSs to 31888

Bearer Charge 50c per SMS 
Content costs




Find 082XXXXXXX 

R1.84 + bearer

Map 082XXXXXXX R2.89 + bearer 
Cancel 082XXXXXXX  50c
Cancel all 082XXXXXXX  50c 
PIN request  50c 
Unsubscribe  50c 

On our website

Content type
Content costs
Add a new locatee  


Find mobile user                           


Remove locatee 


Receive alert via SMS R1.64  
Receive alert via emailR1.09 
Remove mobile user  FREE 

How do I get and use Look 4 Me?

To activate Look 4 Me:

Contract customers

  • SMS ‘Register’ to 31888


  • Visit look4me.co.za then select ‘Register’ and follow the instructions



Prepaid customers 

  • Visit Vodacom Shop
  • You will need to show your ID and pay R10 for activation

    Find a shop

To unsubscribe from Look 4 Me:

  • SMS ‘Unsubscribe’ to 31888
  • Dial *120*888# and select ‘8. Personal Settings

    To use Look 4 Me:

    To obtain a consent request for the number you wish to locate

    • SMS ‘FIND (number)’ to 31888. Eg: FIND 082XXXXXXX. The person will receive a consent request


    • Dial *120*888# then select ‘Add mobile user’, enter the number you wish to locate on receiving that prompt and press ‘Send


    • Log in to look4me.co.za using your cellphone number and Internet PIN. Select ‘Locate’ and then ‘Add new locatee’. Enter the number you wish to locate and select ‘Add New Locatee’ 


    • Go to wap.look4me.co.za. You will be automatically logged in with the cellphone number you are using. Select ‘Add number to locate’. Enter the number you wish to locate and the person’s nickname, and then click ‘Add number

      When using any of the four ways above, a consent request will be sent to the person you wish to locate. When they give consent, you will receive a notification message and the next steps. 

       To locate a number:

      • SMS ‘FIND (number)’ to 31888. Eg: ‘FIND 082XXXXXXX’ You will receive the location via SMS 


      • Dial *120*888*(number)# Eg: *120*888*082XXXXXXX#


      • Dial *120*888# for the main Look 4 Me menu and follow the steps outlined there. You can choose to receive location via SMS or MMS map


      • Log in to look4me.co.za using your cellphone number and Internet PIN. Select ‘Locate’ and click ‘Locate now’ against the number you wish to locate. You will receive the location via a message with a map


      • Go to wap.look4me.co.za.You will automatically be logged in with your cellphone number. Select the Number in [ ] to locate that specific person or just press the corresponding number on your cellphone. You can also select the person and then click the ‘Locate ####’ link. You will receive location via a message with a map


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