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Suggestion: SmartTag Notify When Moved

(Topic created: 11-28-2021 07:15 PM)
userh3keIk3cdC
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Suggestion: It would be VERY NICE is SmartTags could notify on the phone when the SmartTag was moved while not in range of the phone. 

 

I use a SmartTags to track the location of my car.  If it is moved and I am not in it with my phone, it would be very nice if the tag would alert me that its location has changed (i.e., my car was moved without my permission).

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DanG92263
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SmartTags are connected to your phone via Bluetooth and have a range of 30 to 60, maybe 100, feet. They do not have GPS nor do they had a cellular or satellite connection. They are intended to track items within the Bluetooth range of your phone, so that such items are not left behind should you move.

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DanG92263
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SmartTags are connected to your phone via Bluetooth and have a range of 30 to 60, maybe 100, feet. They do not have GPS nor do they had a cellular or satellite connection. They are intended to track items within the Bluetooth range of your phone, so that such items are not left behind should you move.
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The function you describe is understood, but the original poster is using the tag as others are starting to, i.e. as a longer range tracking device. It works in that function as well, but unfortunately can't be set up to notify you when it has moved, making it a lot less valuable as an anti-theft device. I understand that as it has to use other Samsung devices GPSs when it is out of range of its paired phone, precision tracking isn't possible (a stationary tag would report a slightly varied position each time it connected to a passing samsung device). However, you think it should be possible to include a function which notifies you when the out of range tag thinks it has moved by, say, > 200 metres.