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Support GPS tracker apps lose gps signal after 3 min

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by benjidroid, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. benjidroid

    benjidroid New Member
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    hi all! not sure if anyone has experienced this. i tried a number of tracker apps for sports like endomondo, sportstracker, my tracks, and none of them seem to get past 3 mins in sleep mode, when the gps signal goes dead. i can't find any settings to alter neither on the phone OS or on my app killer (taskmanager 2.1.2).

    Anyone has got a clue where to look? cause 3 mins ain't much of a work out!
     

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  2. blundell

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    Have you tried and app that has permissions for a WAKE_LOCK?
     
  3. benjidroid

    benjidroid New Member
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    Thanks. all three main apps do claim access to system tools to prevent phone from sleeping. is that the same thing?
     
  4. Gurba

    Gurba Well-Known Member
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    I use buddyrunner and no problems so far. :)
     

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