Topics covered in this article:
- How do I make a new fence?
- Can I use both the GPS and map methods to add posts to the same fence?
- If I start to create a fence with GPS and need to add a post in a place I cannot get to, can I add this using the map?
When you create your fence, create it while walking with the collar and putting down the fence posts. Be sure you are connected to the collar with the app via Bluetooth. You need to look at the app while creating the fence, where you see the collar is where the post will go, not where you're physically standing. When you want to drop a fence post, stop and wait until the collar icon catches up to you - about 10 seconds. Then click on add GPS in the app. Be sure you hold the collar in front of you, facing forward, with the speaker in the up position, as if your pet was wearing it. Be sure to hold it by the left side with the label. The right side houses the GPS antenna. This will create the most accurate fence.
Be sure the beacon that came with the collar that you used for training is off. The beacon being on will cause indoor corrections.
Note: Please allow 7 - 10 feet of warning area for the fence. That means you may need to place the fence posts in your neighbor's yards a little way to be sure they have the whole yard area to play in.
If you need to, it is easy to add additional posts by using your fingertip after you have started creating a fence. Tap on the map where you want to add the fence post, in sequence, and the app will include that fence post as part of the diagram. This method is much less accurate, only use if you have to, or accuracy isn't that important to you.
The GPS coordinates of the Halo fence are automatically downloaded to the collar and remain there permanently (unless you edit or delete them). A Halo fence cannot be cut, damaged, jumped over, or dug under. And they don't require any maintenance.
Note: You cannot create a fence inside of a fence, or any fence that overlaps part of another fence. For more information, look at this article.