the identification of an object's real world location

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

2
votes
2answers
2k views

How to manually edit locations in iPhoto 9.5 ('11) in a bigger window?

With the previous versions of iPhoto, I was used to add a location for an album or batch of pictures taken during the same outdoor trip (backcountry skiing or alpinism tour for instance). My camera is ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Location Services on iPhone 5S

Can anyone trace your exact location if they don't have your cell number? I know turning off location services limits, but if someone doesn't have your phone number, can they still track your ...
9
votes
1answer
6k views

How do I permanently allow a website to access my location?

In iOS, I only need to be asked once whether I want to allow a website to share my location data. Is it possible to permanently do this in OS X version of Safari as well?
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Help with troubleshooting location services where one app isn't registering

We have an app which uses Location Services. One of our users is complaining that he can't see the app in the Location Services settings, even though the application reports that Location Services are ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

How accurate is share my location [duplicate]

With a cell tower in sight about a 3/4 of a mile away how accurate is the share my location if the phone is in a Walmart
10
votes
3answers
5k views

Are iPhone screenshots geo-tagged?

When I take a picture using my iPhone's camera, it attaches the current location to the image in the metadata. Does it also do this for screenshots that I take?
3
votes
1answer
29k views

Force iPad/iPhone to use specific location for services

Is there any way to force an iPhone or iPad (jailbroken) to use a different location other then my actual current one. For searching... Say I am in NY, NY and do a search, I want location services to ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Enigma: How can my iPad mini without GPS know his location?

I have an iPad mini, non-cellular, without GPS. Yesterday, I had opened the app RATP. In the app, I had a map. I took my iPad outside, in Paris. I opened my iPad. I still had the map. And — surprise, ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Disable geolocation in Safari

I have tried to check "Decline without asking" (Translated). Now, it won't show where I am on maps and so, but even though I use VPN, Google/Facebook/Youtube and other websites know that I am in ...
3
votes
2answers
36 views

Are bluetooth and wifi required for location based reminders?

To get location based reminders to work, are bluetooth and wifi required to be enabled or just bluetooth?
1
vote
2answers
23k views

If I disable Location Services, will Find My iPhone continue to work?

If I disable Location Services, will Find My iPhone continue to work? I turned off Location Services, but iOS 8.3 is allowing me to leave Find My iPad turned on. The message underneath says though: ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Does Apple's stock Reminders app geofencing work with iBeacons?

I'd like to know whether geofenced reminders in Apple's stock Reminders app can use iBeacons to trigger. My use case is that I'd like to place an iBeacon in my home, and trigger reminders when it is ...
1
vote
2answers
541 views

How accurate is the location detection on the iPhone's Find My iPhone app

How accurate is the GPS on the iPhone's Find My iPhone app? I used Find My iPhone app to track a friend. The first 3 stops were dead on but when it refreshed it showed them to be several streets over ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

iOS location based reminders not working accurately

I created a location based reminder to notify me when I leave my house. However, the notification does not pop-up until I am about five miles away. What do I need to do to have the notification pop-up ...
3
votes
0answers
11 views

Prevent Maps from changing modes of direction

I was riding my bicycle downtown today listening to music and directions from my phone through my headphones. Since I was riding my bike I wanted walking directions but any time I started picking up ...
3
votes
1answer
280 views

Does there exist an iPhone application that can call an online API (RESTful or otherwise) triggered by geofences?

I've pretty much stated the entire question in the title: I'm looking for an iPhone application that can call an online API (preferably RESTful but I'll accept anything) as a reaction to triggering a ...
3
votes
1answer
118 views

How can I show geolocation of one specific photo on a map in iOS?

Just changed from Samsung Galaxy 5 to iPhone. Galaxy's feature I liked was click on a photo, then more info, and if the photo was geotagged, it would open a map showing location. I can only show ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Geotagging with Photos or other app

I've got ~100GB of photos that I've imported into Photos. Photos stayed in place because they are in date related subfolders. I would stay with original sorting as it is more usable with other photo ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Can iOS use Wi-Fi to get location even if Wi-Fi is off?

On Android, if the user turns Wi-Fi off, the phone will still scan for nearby Wi-Fi access points to help determine the phone's location (discussed in e.g. this article). Does iOS also have this ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I have Safari on OS X remember to permanently trust a website with my current location? [duplicate]

The only options on the location privacy prompt are 'Allow' or 'Don't Allow', with a 'Remember my decision for one day' modifier checkbox as well. But what if there's a site that I trust in perpetuity?...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Access Mac App Store via VPN

I am pretty new to Macs, but I am not sure that is relevant here. I do use a VPN sometimes (and will do so more). It seems to work OK for browsers, email etc as it should. However, I wanted to change ...
17
votes
10answers
19k views

Location in Weather Widget is Wrong

The location in the weather widget of the notification center is permanently wrong since September 2014. I was in Ampus for vacation. But today I'm at home and the location is not changing! If I ...
18
votes
7answers
4k views

Does the iPhone GPS work in an airplane cruising between 30000-40000 feet?

I have a very basic question: if I enable GPS in my iPhone when in an airplane cruising at an altitude between 30000-40000 feet (roughly 9-12 km), will the GPS actually give valid data? I read a ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

GPS receiver while in airplane mode? [duplicate]

I've read in multiple places that iOS allows the GPS receiver even in airplane mode. On both my cellular enabled iOS 8 devices (phone and tablet), I've never been able to acquire my location while in ...
3
votes
3answers
7k views

How can I use an iPhone to “tag” a location using GPS so I can bookmark a location?

I need to tag a "location" of interest such as An nest or hive out in nature where no cellular service is available Location of a good view on a mountain (where no cell service is visible) Location ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Downloading photos from iPhone 6s

When taking photos from iPhone, it will display the location of the image where the photo was taken. However when I download the photos to my PC (windows), it does not show up. Is there a way that ...
2
votes
4answers
710 views

Can I automate location changing so I don't have to drive the choice manually?

Wondering is anyone knows of an application that can change settings on my Macbook Pro depending on the wireless networks it detects? Ie, If I was at work, connect to the Work Wireless, Change ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

What is the function of each of the system location services in iOS?

I'd like to know what functionality I gain or lose by enabling / deactivating each of the services under Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Services.
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Location services incorrectly reporting location to app

I am using a third party financial app on my iPhone 6, and for some technical reason my iPhone is unable to provide the app the exact location. It always shows that I am not in the UK, because in ...
1
vote
0answers
55 views

Turn off location services automatically, when app is no longer in foreground

I want location services to only be on when certain apps like maps are being used. I understand that maps stays in the background now since ios 8, and thus location services will stay on. Is there a ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Do users' Location Services for facebook have to be turned on in order for facebook's Bluetooth Beacon (iBeacon) technology to work?

Based off facebook's information here: https://www.facebook.com/business/a/facebook-bluetooth-beacons and seeing that I've never personally used them, I'm starting to think that in order for facebook'...
5
votes
5answers
112k views

iPhone shows wrong location

I recently moved and my iPhone still shows my old address for location services (e.g. in the Maps app and 3rd party applications that use Apple's location services). I assume the source of the problem ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

iPhone 4s location

In the past, pictures taken on my iPhone recorded the GPS location. I save photos in Infraview. Recent photos do not show GPS info. I have recently updated to 9.0. I have checked settings on the phone....
6
votes
2answers
108 views

iPhone 6 and iPad picking up different location settings for search and ads

iPad and iPhone think they're in a different country. All ads and searches default to Hong Kong. I have checked my location setting on each device and they're set for Australia and I've cleared the ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

Can I see a list of location notifications set up through Find my Friends?

I want to know if I have already setup a repeating location (geofence) notification in the Find my Friends app before I create a dupe of an old one. Is there a way to see a list of location ...
1
vote
0answers
304 views

Spoof OS X El Capitan's Location Services

I was pretty excited about the new spotlight features introduced in Yosemite and El Capitan. Unfortunately those features aren't available in my country (India). In some forums I learned that these ...
1
vote
2answers
696 views

How do I change geolocation of photos in the Photo app?

The thing is, there is a bunch of photos I've taken that are referred at the wrong location. For example: there is a picture of my dad that was taken at my home in Barueri, Brazil and the Photo app ...
1
vote
2answers
22k views

Restored/Wiped- Automatically enables Location Services like in LOST MODE?

iPhone 4s with iOS 7. Like in LOST MODE where the Location Services is automatically turned on eventhough it was OFF before you lost your iPhone, it will give it's location once the device connects ...
2
votes
1answer
10k views

How does my iPhone (iOS 9) know that I'm about to drive home?

Since iOS 9, every time I get in my car and start it, I receive a notification that I can expect an x minutes drive to my home. How does the phone know that I'm driving my car? Does it detect motion ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

After asking to be remembered to return a call, geofence won't go off

When someone called me, I tapped on the "Remind me later" button, I called back without the phone telling me, but I noticed that the geofence icon won't shut off even after resets. Why is this ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

List of Indoor Positioning enabled locations

At WWDC 2014 Apple announced that the venues listed below would be 'Indoor Positioning Enabled' and that more would be announced soon. Have anymore been announced since WWDC 2014? California Academy ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

In Safari, how can I allow a site to locate me, after I have refused?

In Safari on iOS 8 on my iPad, I went to a page on the site www.castorama.fr. The page wanted to locate me. So Safari asked me, and I refused (too quickly). Now, I want to accept. 1) How can I ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

No passcode if at home?

Is there a way to set up the iPhone so that when I'm away from home it requires a lock code, but when I'm at home I don't need a passcode?
0
votes
0answers
166 views

Why does frequent locations not show the maps?

In frequent locations, I have a list of locations, but the map does not pop up. I have a field of squares, with blue circles, but no streets or places. and no map. Anyone Ideas how to resolve this?
4
votes
2answers
2k views

How can my iPhone know my location whilst in airplane mode?

I've been curious about this for awhile. I've seen this happen for multiple versions of the iPhone with multiple apps, but to be specific, today with the iPhone 5s, iOS 9.0 and the Galileo map app, I ...
0
votes
1answer
200 views

After I traveled abroad, my Mac thinks I'm in the wrong timezone

I have selected the option to set the time zone base on my current location. It correctly detects my location (London), but it still keeps the time as New York time. See screenshot image. This is ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

How can I run a script automatically when changing Location?

When I change Location (via System Preferences -> Network or  -> Location), I would like to be able to run a bash script (specifically, an ssh call to start a SOCKS proxy session). Is that possible, ...
2
votes
1answer
368 views

Make iPhone use GPS-only location services

The question is as simple and clear as it sounds. When celullar data and Wi-Fi are turned off on my iPhone 6, location services work great and I get my location in a moment with a precision of 1-2 ...
11
votes
3answers
6k views

How did iPhone 4 know to switch timezone in Airplane Mode?

I have both an iPhone 4 (from work) and an iPhone 3GS (personal). Today I took a cross country flight from BOS to LAX. Upon boarding the plane this morning, after having stayed up all night packing (...
0
votes
2answers
192 views

Apple Watch - Passbook “location aware” notification keeps appearing

Ever since I went to a Starbucks and paid with the Passbook app, I keep getting (what I assume is) a location aware notification to use my Starbucks passbook app. The trouble is that I keep getting ...