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Does geofencing require WiFi?

Geofencing is a location-based technology that allows you to create virtual boundaries around a real-world location. When a device enters or leaves the defined area, geofencing can trigger a pre-programmed action. For example, you can use geofencing to automatically unlock your phone when you're near your home, or to get directions to a new restaurant that just opened up.

Geofencing can be used with or without WiFi. When WiFi is enabled, geofencing can use the WiFi signal to triangulate the device's position and trigger the desired action. For example, if you have geofencing set up to unlock your phone when you're near your home, the WiFi signal from your home's router will be used to determine your location and unlock your phone.

If you don't have WiFi enabled, geofencing can still use the GPS signal to determine your location. However, this will consume more battery power than using WiFi. Therefore, it's recommended to enable WiFi if you're going to be using geofencing.

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