How to Enable Precise Location in the Tapo App

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Updated 05-28-2024 20:44:25 PM FAQ view icon6159
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Geofencing is a location-based service that triggers a pre-defined action when you enter or exit a specific place. Your exact location is needed to improve Geofencing performance. If the location cannot be determined or is not accurate, you can turn on precise location to ensure accuracy. The Tapo app is used in the example below.

For iOS (iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 or later)

Enable Precise Location and you can apply your exact location to the Geofencing feature.

1. Go to “Settings > Privacy & Security > Location Services”.

2. Scroll through the list to select Tapo. Then enable the Precise Location function.

If Location Services is grayed out and cannot be turned on, please verify whether have disallowed changes to location services.

1. Go to “Settings > Screen Time > Content & Privacy Restrictions > Location Services”. Please select Allow Changes. Then tap back to save your settings.


2. Tap Location Services again. Select Tapo, and allow Always location permission, then turn Precise Location on to get accurate location information.


For Android (Android 14 or later):

Enable Get location info and you can apply your exact location to the Geofencing feature.

1. Go to “Settings > Apps > Permissions”.

2. Tap Apps to scroll through the list or just search the app name to select Tapo.

3.1 Select Tapo and go to “Privacy > Get location info”. Then choose to allow Tapo to get your exact location.

3.2 Or you can tap Permissions and go to “Privacy > Get location info”. Then Choose Tapo from the list of apps and allow it to get your exact location.


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