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tomdurden
Level 7

Checking user's geolocation

Hello , 

I would like to ask whether there are any ways for detecting user's location in Roku besides relying on IP address? Can we detect the user's location via Wifi access points or through GPS like smartphones do.
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Roku Employee
Roku Employee

Re: Checking user's geolocation

No, Roku has no GPS chip. Phones have one because are used for maps/navigation.
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tomdurden
Level 7

Re: Checking user's geolocation

Hello ,

Thank you for your reply. May I ask whether we can detect one of those on Roku device:

- Detecting the BSSID of the wifi router that the device is connecting to ? 
- Detecting the surrounding wifi access points that the device can scan ? 

Thanks,
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