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How to Monitor Geofences on Android Devices?

Geofencing is a virtual geographical boundary which is set on the map. It combines awareness of the user's current location with awareness of the user's proximity to locations that may be of interest. The GPS tracking geofencing feature allows business managers & dispatchers to create location-based areas known as "fences" that can identify when an asset is inside or outside certain geographic boundaries, and it also enables parents to predefine the safe boundaries like school, home or community for your child.

In this article, we will introduce you two solutions to monitor geofences on the target device.


What You Can Benefit from Geo-fencing Monitoring Feature

With the help of geo-fencing monitoring feature, parents and employers can create their own boundaries which will let them monitor the movement of their kids and employees.

For Parent

As a parent, you can create safe zones around your home, your child's school, and other locations and get alerts when your kid leaves them. You can also set forbidden areas like Internet cafes, pubs, casinos and more. Once your children leave the safe zone or enter a dangerous place, alerts will be sent to you by Email.

For Employer

With the geo-fencing solutions, employers will be able to know whether your employees have been lying or not and control the useless leaves of the employees and so the productivity of the company will be enhanced.


Two Solutions to Monitor Geofences on Android Devices

Solution One - Monitor Geofences on the Target Device via PanSpy

PanSpy is a great tool for finding out whether your kids or employees leave your defined area. It works perfectly on Android phones, iPhone, iPad, PC and Mac. Using this geofences monitoring app, you are allowed to track their GPS and set up Geo-fencing.

This Geofences tracker gives you ability to:

Here are three steps to monitor geofences on Android devices:

Step 1. Create An Account for Further Use. Select one of the PanSpy subscriptions and register a PanSpy account. Complete your payment and check your email for the installation instructions.

Note: In order to receive and get easy access to the login credentials and app download links, we recommend you to use an authentic email address to sign up PanSpy.

Step 2. Install and Set Up. After successfully create an PanSpy account, you need to follow the Setup Wizard to finish the following setup process.

Step 3. Create Geofences and Start Monitoring. Click the Geo-Fencing option on the left side menu of Control Panel, simply create one or more geofences by pressing "Add New Fence" button and you will get notifications whenever the target leaves or enters any geofence.


Solution Two - Track Geofences on Phone via Fonemonitor

Fonemonitor is another reliable smartphone activities monitor to help you spy on the Android or iOS device users. Through it, you can monitor almost all the major data types of the device such as call logs, message threads, social handles (WhatsApp,Facebook) and the browsed/visited websites or track down their current location.

Using Fonemonitor, you can:

Within three steps, you can start monitoring geofenceson the target phone:

Step 1. Register an account on fonemonitor.com or within the FoneMonitor app installed on your own device. Create it to monitor the activities on the target device. Once the account is created, it can be used on both desktop and within the apps.

Step 2. Setup and make necessary settings in the following step to activate it. You will have to go through the setup process when you log in for the first time.

Step 3. Set Geofences and start the geofences monitoring job. Log into the dashboard, find the “Geofences” option from the left panel. Click "Start" to set the fence coverage for the monitored phone. Choose the location range that you want to get the alerts whenever the target phone enter or leave. you will get alerts by email.

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Conclusion: PanSpy and Fonemonitor are great cellphone monitoring applications to track GPS and set up Geo-fencing on the target phone. Once yout kids or employees are out of the Geo-fence, you will be informed by emails. Both of these two tools do a great job in monitoring geofences. Just choose the one you prefer.


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