How to Require GPS in the Driver App

Require GPS to allow drivers to see new and existing jobs, but not proceed through their workflow or confirm new work until their GPS/Location Services is enabled. Dispatchers in the Operations App will see a pop-up warning when attempting to dispatch orders or routes to drivers that require GPS, but have GPS disabled on their device.

Where to Setup

In the Operations App

  1. In X Dispatch go to Maintenance > Mobile Option Sets to add the requirement to a mobile option set for a group of users, or Maintenance > Drivers then the Mobile Options tab of the driver record to add the requirement to a specific driver.

  2. Select the mobile option set or mobile user for the driver(s) you would like to require GPS.

  3. Under GPS Interval check GPS Required. In the Classic Operations App

In the Classic Operations App

  1. In X Dispatch go to Maintenance > Mobile Option Sets to add the requirement to a mobile option set for a group of users, or Maintenance > Mobile Users to add the requirement to a specific driver.

  2. Select the mobile option set or mobile user for the driver(s) you would like to require GPS.

  3. Under GPS Interval check GPS Required.

Warning When Assigning to a Driver

When a route or order is dispatched to a driver that had the “GPS Required” mobile option set enabled and the GPS is disabled on their device, a warning will pop up to warn dispatchers.

In the Operations App

 

In the Classic Operations App

In the Driver App with GPS Required and GPS/Location Service Disabled

Warning when the Nextstop app is opened.

 

Stops in the Stops List are untappable.