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How to Use FonesGo Location Changer

May 9, 2024
time 8 minutes read

Here is a step-by-step tutorial to help you change your GPS location and simulate GPS movement using FonesGo Location Changer. Before starting, download and install FonesGo Location Changer on your Windows/Mac. Then double-click and follow the installation wizard to install the program, and then open the program.

Get Started to Use FonesGo Location Changer

Before starting use, the user needs to connect the device to the computer via a data cable/using a WiFi wireless connection. Please follow the steps below to properly connect your device to your computer.

Download and Install FonesGo Location Changer

The first step is to download and install FonesGo Location Changer on Windows or Mac. Then click “Start” to select your device.

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Next, select your device operating system and then, follow the steps to connect your device.

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Note that if you are connecting for the first time, you will need to enable developer mode on iPhone or enable USB debugging on Android.

Connect iOS Devices

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FonesGo Location Changer now supports the latest iOS 17. If your device is iOS 16 or later, you need to enable “Developer Mode” before changing the location. If your device is iOS 15 or lower, please ignore and skip.

Enable the “Developer Mode” on iOS 16 or Later:

You can click “Toolbox” in the upper right corner of the main page > choose to turn on developer mode. Or follow the product’s guide to set it up. After connecting the device to FonesGo Location Changer, a guide will appear on the interface to teach you how to turn on developer mode correctly. Please follow the steps before changing the location.

turn on developer mode on pc

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You need to restart the device after turning on the “Developer Mode” switch. After a complete restart, click Open and unlock using the passcode on your device.

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Connect Android Devices

FonesGo Location Changer now supports the latest Android 14, please follow the steps below to connect your Android device before getting started.

Enable USB debugging on Android device

Connect your Android device to PC via USB, scroll down the notification shade and tap on the Transfer Files option in USB connection mode.

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Then go to “Settings” > “Search Build Number” > Tap “Build Number” 7 times to enable Developer Mode > Enable USB debugging under Developer options.

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For Xiaomi users, you should enable Install via USB under Developer Options.

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Confirm USB Debugging

Once here, your Android device will pop up a window asking you to allow USB debugging and you need to click “Allow” to continue.

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Enter PC Password (Mac Only): If you want to change the iOS 17 location on your Mac, you’ll need to enter your PC password to trust the device on your Mac.
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Currently, FonesGo Location Changer offers four game modes: POGO, MHN, DQWalk, and Social Mode. It will download the VR games as you choose a mode.

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Now you are ready to use the features of FonesGo Location Changer. Check out the how-to video to learn how to easily change the GPS location of your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch using FonesGo Location Changer.

FonesGo Location Changer – iOS/Android GPS Spoofer
  • Change GPS location on iOS without jailbreak.
  • Simulate GPS movement with custom speeds.
  • Change the location of all LBS games/apps.
  • Support GPS joystick to play AR game on PC.
  • Multi-Device control up to 15 devices.
  • Support the latest iOS and Android.

1. Teleport to Any Location

You can teleport anywhere in the world you want in seconds.

  1. Step 1 Once connected, your current location will be displayed on the map on the next page. If the position is not accurate, you can click the Center icon to get the correct position.

teleport mode interface fonesgo location changer

  1. Step 2 Click the “Teleport” icon in the upper right corner of the screen and enter the location you want to teleport to, and finally click “Search”.

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  1. Step 3 Click “Start” to teleport, and your location will be changed to the specified location within a few seconds.

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2. Simulate Movement along A Specified Route

At the same time, you can also use AnyGo to simulate GPS movement between two predetermined locations:

  1. Step 1 Click on the “Two-spot Route” icon in the upper right corner. Select or enter where you want to go on the map. A pop-up will appear on the page telling you how far away it is.
    You can drag the slider at the bottom to set the speed you want, and you can select Realistic Mode to look more realistic at different speeds. Additionally, FonesGo Location Changer offers options for walking, biking or driving speeds. Click “Go”.

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  1. Step 2 In the pop-up box that appears, select the number of times you want to move between the two locations and click “Go.”

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3. Simulate Movement along A Route (set by multiple spots)

If you want to go to many places on the map, you can choose a multi-stop route.

  1. Step 1 Select the multi-stop route icon in the upper right corner of the screen. Then click on all the places you want to pass. A pop-up window will appear showing the distance you will travel. Select the desired movement speed and click Go.

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NOTE: Make sure the position you set follows a specific route to avoid the movement appearing unnatural.

  1. Step 2 Specify how many times you want to move along the selected path and location and click “Go”.

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The GPS on your device will move along the path at the specified speed. If you want a realistic experience, you can select “Real Mode” for natural speed.

4. Jump Directly to Any Custom Destination

Jump teleport mode helps you jump directly from one location to a designated new location.

Jump Manually

  1. Step 1 Open FonesGo Location Changer and connect your device, the map will show your current location. Click on the second button “Jump Teleport Mode”.

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  1. Step 2 Choose where you want to jump and create a custom route. Then click the “Go” button.

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  1. Step 3 Click the “Next” button to continue jumping and jump directly to the next new location.

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  1. Step 4 When all points are completed, click “Done”.

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  1. Step 5 Finally click “OK”. Now you have reached your new destination!

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Jump Automatically

If you are still a loyal user of the Pokemon Go game, it is highly recommended that you select “Auto jump after cooldown”.

fonesgo location changer jump automatically

You can avoid getting banned from the game by strictly following the Pokemon Go cooldown chart while playing Pokemon Go. At the same time, “Auto jump after cooling down” can automatically set the time according to the distance, which is very helpful to you.

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5. Use Joystick for GPS Control

The joystick feature in the lower left corner of the FonesGo Location Changer screen can save you a lot of time and energy when controlling your GPS.

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Whether in one-stop or multi-stop mode, the joystick is designed to help you move your GPS from one point to another easily. And it also allows you to change direction in real time.

Here are some situations where joysticks are useful:

Automatic GPS Movement: Click the “Start” button to initiate automatic movement. You can then change the orientation if needed using:

  • Click the left or right arrow
  • Drag the point around the circle
  • Press the A and D keys on your keyboard
  • Press the left and right keys on the keyboard

Manual GPS Movement: You can move forward using the “up” arrow in the program or long pressing W or the up key on your keyboard. To reverse direction use the “down” arrow in the program or the “S” or “down” arrow on your keyboard.

You can also use the above 4 methods to easily change direction and perform GPS control before moving forward or backward.

6. Import GPX Routes File to Autowalk

The GPX import function is used to exchange GPX location data with others. By importing GPX users can quickly and easily use featured routes.

  1. Step 1 Click the GPX icon in the upper right corner.

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  1. Step 2 Select the GPX file you want to use and import it into FonesGo Location Changer.

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  1. Step 3 After importing select the number of times you want to repeat the route, next, click the “Go” button to start following the route in the GPX file on FonesGo Location Changer easily.

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7. Spoof GPS of Multiple Devices Simultaneously

FonesGo Location Changer can manage and spoof multiple devices at the same time, allowing you to change the location of all iOS or Android devices with just one click.

  1. Step 1 Click the “Manage Multiple Devices” icon in the lower right corner.

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  1. Step 2 Then you will see a small window as shown below. Please click the “Add” button to add a new device, then connect the device to the computer and wait for it to be recognized.

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  1. Step 3 The interface will display the status of all connected devices as “Controlled” or “Uncontrolled”. The controlled state means that the device is now using the virtual location, while the uncontrolled state means the opposite.

If you need to switch the status from “Controlled” to “Uncontrolled”, just click the corresponding button.

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  1. Step 4 Select the device you want to operate on and select a mode to easily spoof the location.

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8. Special Features of FonesGo Location Changer

1. Preferred location and route

When setting a location, click the “star” icon in the upper right corner of the popup to bookmark the location for future use.

If you created a route, click “Go” and then tap the “Star” icon in the pop-up window to save the route. At the same time, the program will prompt you to name the route so that you can easily find it next time.

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All your favorite places and routes will be saved in Favorites. Click the star icon on the right side of the main interface to display the favorites box.

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2. Historical records

“Historical Records” saves the location and routes you take each time you use it. The next time you use it, click on the right side of the main interface to find “History”, and then you can reach the previous location or start walking with one click. Of course, you can also add it to your collection.

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3. Automatic closing the path

In multi-point mode, when the start and end points are less than 50 meters, the program will automatically pop up a window asking you if you want to close the path. Click Yes to close the route and overlap the start and end points to form a loop. Click “No” to leave the end point unchanged.

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4. Returns or Loops

In order to make the simulated walking more natural, you can set the route to loop (A->B, A->B) or return to the original route (A->B->A) and the number of repetitions of the route.

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5. Wi-Fi wireless connection

FonesGo Location Changer supports wireless connections, which means you can connect the device to your computer via Wi-Fi. Ditch the USB cables and easily connect multiple phones. See detailed guidance here.

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How to connect:

  1. Turn on Wi-Fi on your device and connect to a wireless network.
  2. Make sure your computer is connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  3. Launch FonesGo Location Changer and click Start. After a few seconds, the program will automatically detect all devices connected to Wi-Fi.
  4. Select the iOS device you want to connect to.

6. Added Cooldown Timer

In order to avoid being caught cheating while playing Pokémon Go and causing your account to be banned, FonesGo recommend that you refer to the Pokémon Go cooldown table, use the cooldown timer and wait for the predefined cooldown time before proceeding to the next step.

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Cooldown timers can only be used on teleport functions, not on “Two-point routes” or “Multi-point routes”.

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7. Resource Search

With the use of the Resource Search function, you can look for a Pokemon’s precise position and find out further information about it, like its Coordinates, Despawn, Move, CP and Lvl.

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