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05May 2014

Monitoring GPS and Location Services on/off

Android Plaform

Codeproof Android management platform monitors GPS capabilities. If user turns-off GPS in Android device, Codeproof sends an email alert notification to MDM Administrator saying that “Location service disabled on so and so devices”.

Email Alert:

GPS Monitoring Email Alert

GPS Monitoring Email Alert

Also an event will show-up in the console dashboard.

Dashboard Event:

GPS Monitoring event

GPS Monitoring event

iOS Platform

On iPhone/iPad, Administrator can track if user disabled location-service or not by looking at following device properties in the Codeproof cloud console. Marked in red below. LocationServiceEnabled and LocationServiceGranted both properties should be TRUE in order location tracking to work properly. These device properties are also available in Android platform.

LocationService on/off properties

LocationService on/off properties

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