How To Create A Circle Geofence – Milo GPS

What Is A Circle Geofence?

A circle geofence is a virtual fence that can track when an item (vehicle, piece of equipment, or person) crosses the boundary. A circle geofence can be used in a variety of situations. For example, when you need to verify when a vehicle visited a customer. Another good reason is to prevent your drivers from visiting places that are off limits, such as their home, girlfriend/boyfriend’s house, favorite bar, etc.

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Creating a geofence is very easy to do. Please follow the steps below to get started.

Create a Circle Geofence

1. Click on the Geofence tab.

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2. Click on Create.

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3. Enter an address into the Address box and then click on the Search button. Include the city and state for a more accurate result.

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4. The Result from step 4 is the center of the circle. Click on the map with the left mouse button where you want the edge of the circle.
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5. Click Save.

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6. Enter a name. Then select Assign To Items In Groups and choose Both from the Action dropdown menu.

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7. Scroll down the Geofence Editor. If necessary change the days and hours that the geofence is active.

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8. Click Save. The geofence is now ready to start recording when a vehicle enters or exits the boundary.

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Next Step: setup a geofence alert. This step is not mandatory, but if you want to receive and/or record an alert then you need to set one up. Click here to learn how.

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