Troubleshooting Common Issues with the Motive Mobile App



    Audience Drivers, Fleet Admins
    Applies To Driver App, Fleet App



    The Motive mobile app is a powerful tool designed to streamline tasks and enhance efficiency for Drivers. However, like any software application, users may encounter occasional issues that can disrupt their experience. This article aims to address common problems that users may encounter with the Motive mobile app and provide troubleshooting steps to resolve them effectively.


    Issues Type and Quick Resolutions:

    • Login Issues:

      One of the most common issues users may encounter is difficulty logging into the Motive mobile app. If you're having trouble logging in, double-check that you've entered the correct username and password. Ensure your internet connection is stable, as a poor connection may prevent the app from communicating with the server. If you've forgotten your password, use the "Forgot Password" feature to reset it either for Fleet App or Driver App.
    • Connectivity Problems:

      If you're experiencing connectivity issues with the Motive mobile app, ensure that your device has a strong and stable internet connection. If you're using mobile data, try switching to Wi-Fi or vice versa to see if that resolves the issue. Additionally, make sure that the Motive mobile app is up to date, as outdated versions may encounter compatibility issues with your device's operating system.
    • App Crashes:

      If the Motive mobile app crashes unexpectedly, try closing the app completely and then reopening it. If the issue persists, check for any pending app updates available in the app store and install them. Clearing the app cache or restarting your device may also help resolve app crashes caused by temporary software glitches.
    • GPS Tracking Problems:

      If you're experiencing issues with GPS tracking in the Motive mobile app, ensure that location services are enabled on your device and that the app has permission to access your device's location. Check for any physical obstructions or environmental factors (such as tall buildings or tunnels) that may be interfering with GPS signals. If the issue persists, try restarting your device or reinstalling the app.
    • Syncing Errors:

      If you encounter errors when syncing data between the Motive mobile app and the Fleet Dashboard, ensure that you have a stable internet connection and that the app is not experiencing any connectivity issues. Verify that you're using the correct credentials to log in and that your account has the necessary permissions to access and sync data. If the problem persists, please reach out to Motive's support team for assistance.
    • Performance Issues:

      If the Motive mobile app is running slowly or experiencing lag, try closing any background apps or processes that may be consuming resources on your device. Clearing the app cache or restarting your device can also help improve performance by freeing up memory and refreshing system resources.
    • Error Messages:

    If you encounter error messages while using the Motive mobile app, take note of the specific error code or message and try to troubleshoot based on that information. Check Motive's help center or knowledge base for articles related to the specific error message you're encountering, or reach out to Motive's support team for assistance.



    Troubleshooting common issues with the Motive mobile app often involves basic troubleshooting steps such as ensuring a stable internet connection, updating the app, and checking for software conflicts. By following these troubleshooting steps and reaching out to Motive's support team when needed, users can resolve issues quickly and get back to using the app to its full potential.

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