How to remotely activate mobile Internet, GPS or other features on iPhone

We’ve already covered how you can share your location with friends or family on iPhone. This mode of operation of the smartphone will negatively affect its autonomy, because it will constantly use the GPS module.

However, in some scenarios, knowing the location of the other person is extremely important. So, for example, you can quickly understand where a child is walking or an elderly relative is.

There is a way to set up the activation of some iPhone modules remotely using predefined automation.

How to enable remote control of your smartphone in iOS

1. Install the application Quick Commands из App Storeif it is not already on your smartphone.

2. Run the utility and on the tab Automation create a new automation for yourself.

3. Select as a condition Message.

4. Specify one or more senders who can remotely activate options on this smartphone and the keyword that must be contained in SMS to activate the action.

5. Set the required list of actions on the smartphone. For example, Enable Cellular Data, Get current location i Send current location via iMessage.

6. Note that the geolocation option has accuracy options. It is logical to set the maximum accuracy of the determination, and do not forget to allow the application to receive the exact location (Settings – Shortcuts – Geolocation – Exact location).

You can test the configured command using the play button in the lower right corner.

Now you can remotely turn on some modules on your smartphone, find out its exact location or activate other useful features.

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