Related Articles: On-Site Verification, Require GPS, Area Based Reminders

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A geofence allows you to create a GPS boundary around a project's location. Once these geofences are set on your projects, you can then turn on Location Based Reminders and On-Site Verification. With the location based reminders turned on, employees who enter or exit the projects geofence, will receive a reminder to clock in/out of that project. With On-Site Verification turned on, employees will only be able to clock in or switch to a project if they are within the project's geolocation. 

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iPhone:

Add a Geofence to a Project

  1. From your Main Menu, go to Projects
  2. Select a project
  3. Select the Settings button (Gear icon)
  4. Select "Location Features"
  5. Select "Geolocation"
  6. Enter the address of the location in the search bar or select "Current Location" to use your current location as the project's geolocation (Skip to Step# 8 if you use "Current Location")
  7. Select the correct address that was found below your search
  8. Select "Done"
  9. You will then have the ability to turn on Location Based Reminders and On-Site Verification

Tip: After completing step 6 or 7, you can press and hold the green pin to move it around the map to a desired area in the map. To resize geolocation, drag the black dot on the outer circle to resize the geolocation. ________________________________________________________________

Android:


Add a Geofence to a Project

  1. From your Main Menu, go to Projects
  2. Select a project
  3. Select the Settings button (Gear icon)
  4. Select "Location Features"
  5. Select "Project Location"
  6. Enter the address of the location in the Find Location field or select "Current Location" to use your current location as the project's geolocation (Skip to Step# 8 if you use "Current Location")
  7. Select the correct address that was found below your search
  8. Select the checkmark icon to save the location
  9. You will then have the ability to turn on Location Based Reminders and On-Site Verification

Tip: After completing step 6 or 7, you can press and hold the blue pin to move it around the map to a desired area in the map or press anywhere in the map to change the location of the blue pin. To resize geolocation, drag the blue do at the bottom of the screen either right or left to make it bigger or smaller.

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Web:

Add a Geofence to a Project

  1. From your Main Menu, go to Projects
  2. Select a project
  3. Select "Details"
  4. Select "Edit Details"
  5. Select box "Set Geolocation"
  6. Enter the address of the location in the "Enter Project Address" field
  7. Select the correct address that was found below your search
  8. Check the box "Reminders to clock in/out" to activate reminders and "Require On-Site Clock In" to enable this feature as well
  9. Select "Save"

Tip: After completing step# 7, you can click and hold the white dot under the red pin to move it around the map. To resize geolocation, drag any of the four white dots around the red pin.
**If you don't have the address for the location, type the name of the city and state and then drag the red pin to move it to your desired location. Use the Satellite mode for a better visual of the surrounding area.

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