By enabling Geolocation Services on each of your users' devices, you're able to track their whereabouts on the Employee Map found on the web version of Fergus.
Please note that the Employee Map / GPS tracking is a Professional Plan feature only.
Setup the Fergus app
Open the Fergus mobile app and go to Settings from the left-hand menu:
Tap GPS Location Settings and turn on Geo-location Services:
To make sure Fergus can access the device's location features, you'll now need to make sure location is turned on. Follow the next steps for Android or iPhone.
Turn on Location
Open the device's Settings app and head to Location:
On Samsung devices, you'll find Location in Connections.
Ensure Location is turned on:
And adjust the location mode to your liking:
High accuracy will get you the best results, and we suggest charging between jobs.
Grant Fergus Location Permissions
Lastly, you'll want to give Fergus permission to use the device's GPS functionality.
Open the device's Settings app and head to Apps:
On Samsung devices, look for Applications > Application Manager.
Tap Fergus Mobile:
And inside Permissions turn on Location access:
Grant Fergus Location Permission
Open up Fergus Mobile from the device's Settings app:
There are 3 options that we want to turn on:
Location: set this to Always
Motion & Fitness: you will improve battery life by enabling this setting. Fergus will only access GPS when the phone detects movement.
Background App Refresh: turning this on lets Fergus send location data when you're using other apps. If you leave it off, Fergus can only send location updates when the screen is on and you're using the app.
If Location is greyed out, head over to Settings > Privacy and turn on Location Services