All your SpotOn GPS Fence questions answered

Will Forest Mode improve GPS performance?
Forest Mode improves GPS performance only under tree cover. Under open sky Forest Mode will not change or improve GPS performance.
Mon, Apr 11, 2022 at 2:58 PM
How many fences can I have?
SpotOn owners typically create and use two to three custom fences. Though you can create as many fences as you like, SpotOn can store up to 20 custom fences...
Tue, Aug 30, 2022 at 8:54 AM
How is SpotOn able to detect when my dog is indoors?
In some homes, GPS signals may bounce around indoors, resulting in false alerts/warnings or static correction that could confuse the dog. SpotOn knows when ...
Thu, Feb 24, 2022 at 12:15 PM
What is the smallest fence I can create?
SpotOn is designed for properties at least ½ acre for custom fences. To allow your dog enough room to roam, your fence should be no smaller than 80 feet wid...
Thu, Feb 24, 2022 at 11:37 AM
How do I create a circular fence?
You can create an instant, temporary boundary anywhere you are. Circular fences can be set as small as 150 feet wide and up to 950 feet wide. To create a ci...
Thu, Feb 24, 2022 at 11:38 AM
Will fence boundary line movement confuse my dog?
Dogs are trained to respond to the alert/warning tones emitted as they approach the boundary. Since they are trained to the tones, any movement of the bound...
Thu, Feb 24, 2022 at 11:40 AM
What is Forest Mode?
SpotOn’s Forest Mode improves GPS performance under dense leaf cover from trees, brush, or bushes.  SpotOn is set with Forest Mode enabled to ensure the be...
Mon, Apr 11, 2022 at 2:53 PM
What is the largest fence I can create?
There is no limitation to the maximum size for custom fences. For large properties over 5 acres, we recommend using the Pause feature to create your boundar...
Thu, Feb 24, 2022 at 11:38 AM
How do I activate a fence?
Open the app, go to the "Dogs" screen, then tap "Connect to Manage." Tap "Select Fence" and choose a fence to activate.
Thu, Feb 24, 2022 at 11:37 AM
Do I need Forest Mode during fence creation?
No. When you create a fence the system is automatically set to maximize GPS reception. There is no need to activate Forest Mode during fence creation.
Tue, Mar 1, 2022 at 8:35 AM