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How to Change the GPS Location for iPhone on a Mac

There are many geolocation-based apps installed on our phones in today’s digital age. The app should ask you for the GPS location to check the users if have permission to use the apps or services. While if you want to fake your GPS location for an iPhone on a Mac, the macOS doesn’t have a built-in feature for this. However, there are third-party tools that can help you spoof your GPS location. With the app, you can simulate your iPhone in a different location.

In this guide, we’ll explore how to change the GPS location for iPhone on a Mac.

To Fake the GPS location on a Mac, you’ll need to download and install a location spoofing app on your Mac. Our pick is the SD iPhone Location Changer. Download the Mac version of the app from the button below.

Step 1. Launch the SD iPhone Location Changer on your Mac.

Step 2. Connect your iPhone to your computer with the USB cable.

When the Trust your computer or not screen pops up on your iPhone screen, unlock it and tap Trust.

If it needs you to enter your passcode again, enter it and go ahead.

Step 3. Hit the Modify Location section.

It’s very easy to change the GPS location on your Mac.

Hit the Modify Location button. You’ll see the map. Type in the search bar with the location you plan to change your iPhone GPS to.

Hit Confirm Modify Location. Your location will be changed instantly. You can see your new location on the map with the “I’m here” hint.

After the map refreshes with the search results, you can also change your GPS location to another place by moving your spot on the map and Hit the Confirm Modify button.

Step 4. Move your GPS location between two or multiple spots.

Many people also use these kinds of apps to play games on iPhones. For example, the Pokémon Go game. If you want to catch many wild Pokémons, you must go outside or visit different places. The app offers you the convenience of moving your location to another place without any hassle.

There are two modes to choose. One-Stop Mode and Multi-Stop Mode. You can customize your routes with either one.

Take the one-stop mode for example. Hit the One-Stop mode in the top right corner.

Choose one spot on the map as the start location. Or search the place on the search bar to define a start spot. Choose another spot on the map as the endpoint.

Choose the moving speed from car driving, cycling, or walking. Hit Start Mode.

You should see the GPS location moving on the app screen on the Mac, and simultaneously it’s moving on your iPhone.

What should you do if you want to get back to your real GPS location?

Hit the Back to your Real GPS location button on the app screen from the bottom right corner.

Another method is to reboot your iPhone.

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Amanda Lee

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