Life 360 vs Hubitat presence

So I have life 360 and hubitat presence running and was wondering what everyone prefers.

I ask as hubitat presence via the app seems to be hit or miss. I have noticed randomly I get loged put of the app and when loged out it does not detect me corectly.

Life 360 works but seems to want to use a mile radius from my house even thought I have the geo fence sent to the lowest setting

What is everyone's experience?

(NOTE 9 ANDROID)

Many users, including me, use @doug's Presence Governor, or @jwetzel1492's Combined Presence to use input from multiple presence sensors, including both Life360 and the Hubitat app to determine presence.

In my experience, geofencing by one app alone is inaccurate - combining presence from multiple apps resolves that issue.

Here's an example of my "Virtual Presence" using a combined input from Life360, Hubitat app, the Alexa app, and @jwetzel1492's iPhone WiFi presence sensor. Using Presence Governor, my virtual presence is determined, and from that, the Hubitat mode is set (home/away).

P.S. iPhone WiFi presence sensor works with iOS and Android ....

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I am back to using just Life360. The latest update to the HE app broke things for me on my iPhone 8

Just reinstalling Life360. HE android beta mobile app had been working well for us but is now totally unreliable.

I would definitely follow @aaiyar's advice above. Use multiple presence devices and combine them using one (or both) of the above listed apps. It's the only way to get true reliability with presence.

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