Location Task not working properly.


  1. Akedos

    Akedos Member

    Alright, I'm having an issue with a location task not working properly. I've tried a bunch of stuff to get it to work and I feel that it is likely a root issue, but not certain.

    Trigger:
    Battery Level 0-5%

    Task:

    Secure Settings: Configuration - GPS Enabled
    Net: Wifi - Set On
    Wait - 30 Seconds
    Get Location: Source - Any, Timeout 240 seconds
    Send SMS: To - (whoever)
    Message: "It is %DATE at %TIME. My phone is located at: %LOC Battery Level %BATT"

    Stop Location: Any
    Secure Settings: GPS Disabled
    Net: Wifi - Set Off


    The phone is rooted. It's a Razr Maxx. I have Helper installed with Secure Settings. I have GPS checked. The issue I get is the text that is sent looks like this:

    "It is 20-03-13 at 17.59. My phone is located at: %LOC Battery Level 5"

    Why isn't it getting a location with all that time available?

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  2. tatootie67

    tatootie67 Well-Known Member

    What value is the %LOC returning? Look in your variables tan after you test the task
  3. Akedos

    Akedos Member

    I'm not getting any variables listed in the variable tab actually.
  4. XplosiV

    XplosiV Master X is Watching You VIP Member

    Why not just use "phone>cell near"?
  5. CodeMonkey

    CodeMonkey Well-Known Member

    Try testing with GPS enabled and without using Secure Settings- %LOC is the default value of the variable when not populated so it looks as though the enabling of GPS is what's failing.
  6. BlackAzzy

    BlackAzzy Member

    Mine is working fine on a Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 Rooted using AOKP Rom Milestone 1.
  7. BlackAzzy

    BlackAzzy Member

    Profile:
    Event>Phone>Received Text - type:SMS, Sender:BLANK, Content:i9300 (my keyword)

    Tasks:
    1. Set GPS
    2. Wait 15 seconds
    3. Get Location - Source:Any, Timeout:120
    4. Variable Set - Name:%LOCATION, To:%LOCN, If:%LOC Ins't Set
    5. Variable Set - Name %LOCATION, To:%LOC, If:%LOC Is Set
    6. HTTP Get - Server Port: is.gd/api.php?longurl=http://maps.google.com/maps?q=%LOCATION, Timeout:60, MIME: Text/Plain
    7. Send SMS - Number: %SMSRF, Message: It is %TIME on %DATE. Your phone is located at %HTTPD (select for map) and the battery has %BATT percent remaining.
    8. Variable Clear - Name:%LOCATION
    9. GPS OFF
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