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Enable native GPS on mobile devicesLast updated on 09/14/2022

ServiceTitan Mobile can access the native GPS on the mobile device it’s installed on. This lets you send notifications to customers allowing them to track a dispatched technician’s location in real time. You can also arrive technicians by GPS.


Things to know

  • GPS is accurate within 3-10 meters. If GPS is unavailable, cellular triangulation is used which is accurate within 500 meters, or about 1/3 of a mile.

  • To avoid reporting inaccuracies, make sure each technician is assigned no more than one GPS device.

  • Technicians who use a separate GPS device, for example TomTom or Fleetmatics, cannot be tracked through real-time technician tracking in ServiceTitan. You can still send out dispatch notifications without technician tracking.


Enable GPS access on mobile devices

To use native GPS on a mobile device, make sure the ServiceTitan app has access to the device’s GPS.

Enable GPS on Android devices

To enable GPS on an Android device:

  1. Go to Settings > Location.

  2. Make sure that the location toggle is on.

  3. Tap App permissions.

  4. Scroll down and tap ServiceTitan Mobile.

  5. Select Allow only while using the app.

Enable GPS on iOS devices

To enable GPS on an iOS device:

  1. Go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services.

  2. Make sure that the Location Services toggle is on.

  3. Scroll down and tap ServiceTitan Mobile.

  4. Select While using app.


Enable native GPS in ServiceTitan

To enable native GPS:

  1. Go to the navigation bar and click Settings settings.png.

  2. From the side panel, go to Integrations > GPS.

  3. Click Add.

  4. In the Account Details tab, click the Name dropdown and select Native.

  5. Click the Devices tab.

  6. Use the Select a technician dropdown to select the technicians whose device you want to enable GPS in.

  7. When you’re done, click Save.


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Important note: Some features may not be currently included in your account and additional configuration may be required. Please contact technical support for details.