How To Enable Location Services (iPhone)


In order for MileIQ to accurately detect all of your drives, Location Services need to be set to 'On' and 'Always' on iPhones and iPads. Rest assured that your data is private and will never be shared or sold.

Verifying Location Settings

To confirm your location settings are correct, go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services (On) > MileIQ and make sure they're set to Always.


iOS 13 now allows the option to use location services only when an app is in use. Do not select the "While Using the App" option, as it will prevent MileIQ from detecting drives consistently. For automatic drive detection to work, location services for MileIQ must be set to Always

This image shows the Always option that's required for MileIQ to work

If you're having issues capturing drives, please fill out the form at or see Drive detection best practices.

Why do I need to grant access to track all my drives when I only need to log drives (business only) for work purposes?

When the app records a drive, there is no way to distinguish whether it was business-related. Therefore, we recommend enabling all settings to ensure that no drives are missed.

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