Foursquare Swarm: Check In

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About this app

Swarm is the best way to keep track of the places you go. From the new café downtown to that killer ramen spot in Tokyo, you’ll never ask “what was the name of that place?” again. Whether you love to be a local, or are trying to travel the globe, check-in so you can remember everywhere with Swarm.

This is lifelogging made easy. Each time you check-in we’ll add a pin your personal map so you can look back on the places you visit. Help out your future self by adding a photo or a note to your check-ins to make the memories all the better.

• Indian Restaurant? Check. Karaoke bar? Check. Haven’t been to an Art Museum yet? Now’s your chance to go somewhere new! Explore more and collect different types of places so you can keep track and remember your history. You’ll earn fun Stickers along the way.

• Whether it’s your 10th week in a row at the gym, first time to Canada, or the 25th time you’ve gotten ice cream with your BFF, the more you check-in, the more helpful insights you’ll get as you track your habits and explorations.

Keep up and meet up with friends. Share your location with a checkin and see friends nearby. A serendipitous checkin can help you find friends when you’re out and about and see who’s here.

•Don’t have any friends nearby? Not a problem! Not only is this app a great way to lifelog and remember for yourself, but to keep track of your friends’ adventures as well, no matter how far far away they are.

•Lifelog your adventures so your history is less questions, more remembering the good times.

*A note on battery. We’ve spent *years* developing the location technology that powers Foursquare Swarm, making it extremely power efficient. But, as with all apps of this type, continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
Updated on
Feb 6, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 6 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

421K reviews
Shawn Schwid
May 5, 2021
This app used to work great. Then a feature stopped working during check-ins. I have been in an ongoing battle with their support for over 3 YEARS. I have heard every excuse in the book, my favorite is being told it is a user error and then to be told the next week it is a known error, they are still looking into. Now, I'm being told it's not a high priority bug to fix and it only affects Android users. 1 star for a support team that cant solve ONE ISSUE in a year. I've been beyond patient.
71 people found this review helpful
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Deanna O'Reilly
November 10, 2020
I love this app! Been using it since 2011. I check my day in history almost every day and reminisce, enjoying all the memories! I learned over the years to add notes when I check in or go back and add them later. They help me remember what I was doing at that location! Plus, when I found a couple of small quirks throughout the years I submitted tickets and their support team responded and resolved very quickly. Did I mention that I love this app?
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A Google user
December 5, 2019
Technical issues. When you check in,shows error. Can try again,still doesn't work. This started after December 30,2018 As of Tuesday November 26,2018 still,unable to check-in/add photos. Tells me error on your end,try again. Tried logging out & back in,app is up to date & more. Also wrote e-mails about issue,with no success in it being solved. Have missed some,great sharing opportunities. Can't wait for things to work again,will gladly give it more stars. Update: Dec 5th,2019- All is working!
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November 27, 2019
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