How to enable “Location Services” for Hubstaff

Our GPS time clock allows your team to track their time when they’re on the road or out of the office. The app will allow you to always know where your team is through sophisticated location monitoring. Please follow the steps below to learn how to enable Location Services on your iOS or Android device.



iOS Users:

Enable Location Services

Step 1

Go to Settings and tap Privacy.

ios settings privacy

Step 2

Tap on Location Services and enable it.

ios location services off

Step 3

Tap on Hubstaff.

ios locations hubstaff

Step 4

Set location access to Always and enable the Precise Location setting.

ios always precise location


Enable Motion and Fitness Tracking

Motion and fitness tracking in iOS allows the app to record locations as a backup of the Location Services feature when the app isn’t able to gather location data.

Enabling Motion and Fitness tracking for your iPhone

Before enabling motion and fitness for the Hubstaff application, you’ll need to enable the global Motion& Fitness tracking setting for your phone. To turn on motion and fitness tracking for your phone, navigate to Settings > Privacy > Motion & Fitness > Enable Fitness tracking.

Enabling Motion and Fitness tracking for the Hubstaff app

To enable motion & fitness for the Hubstaff app, please follow these steps:

Step 1

Open the Settings app on your phone.

iOS settings

Step 2

Scroll down to the apps section located at the bottom of the settings page, then tap Hubstaff.
ios settings hubstaff

Step 3

Move the slider to turn on:

  1. Motion & Fitness
  2. Background App Refresh
  3. Primary Device

ios motion and fitness


Android 9+ Users:

Step 1

Go to Settings and tap Location

Step 2

Click the slider on the right of Use location It may ask you to agree to some terms.

Step 3

Once you have selected use location go ahead and select App permissions In which you need to select Hubstaff

Step 4

In the Hubstaff location permissions be sure to select Allow all the time

Android Users: (Pre 9.0)

Step 1

Go to Settings and tap Google

 

Step 2

Select Location

Step 3

Select App level permissions

Step 4

Click the slider on the right hand side of Hubstaff to enable location for that app specifically.

 


When these settings are turned off when location tracking is required, users/managers/owners will be notified via email.

location settings notifications email

How to enable “Background App Refresh” in your iOS device

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