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Foursquare allows you to check-in from mobile devices via it's app for different devices. Is there a way to check-in from your PC?

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  • Check-ins have been removed from Foursquare and moved to the new Swarm app, which does not have a Web interface.
    – ale
    Jan 31, 2016 at 14:52

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I haven't used either of them, but have you tried either Foursquare for Firefox or logging in on the Foursquare mobile web site and setting your location there?

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Nope, you can't check in without a mobile device. All you can do is change your current location. Just login to the Foursquare site and change your current location.

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It was possible until a couple of months ago. I just tried to log in by using foursquare.com/mobile/login page, however it does not work anymore. Link redirects you to foursquare.com/download

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You can check-in from your PC as well using http://m.foursquare.com I don't know if it checks the IP address to see if the location is within reach or not.

Also, TweetDeck has provided support for Foursquare and the desktop version of the software allows you to update your location from desktop.

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    It doesn't check the IP address for location, but none of the check-ins on the mobile site will count towards mayorships (only check-ins from GPS-capable mobile clients count). Sep 18, 2011 at 13:35
  • I'm not sure about now but back then I did acquired quite a few mayorships with this method. Sep 21, 2011 at 15:12
  • Yeah, that's why they changed it, too many people were cheating and checking in at places they weren't physically located at. Sep 21, 2011 at 22:30
  • This is no longer true, since check-ins have been removed from Foursquare.
    – ale
    Jan 31, 2016 at 14:54

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