Position lock disappears when the screen is locked [not relevant]

asked 2019-05-30 19:31:03 +0200

daneos gravatar image

I decided to test the voice navigation in Pure Maps while walking. It turned out, that it won't update position when the screen is locked. Initially I thought that's a problem with the application, but further investigation revealed that every time the screen is locked and unlocked, the position lock has to be acquired again.

It looks like the position lock is lost when the device screen is locked.

I'm not sure if it's a bug or expected behaviour, but there should be at least a way to allow position lock while on lockscreen, so I'm tagging this with both bug and feature request.

Tested on Xperia XA2 Plus (dual sim), with all positioning options enabled.

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The question has been closed for the following reason "question is not relevant or outdated" by daneos
close date 2019-05-30 23:10:05.458088


There's also an issue about this on Github: https://github.com/rinigus/pure-maps/issues/63

Pohli ( 2019-05-30 21:37:39 +0200 )edit

I just tested with some other application, and the position lock is active while screen is locked. Indeed it seems the problem is with the application. I'm closing this question then. Thanks for the information!

daneos ( 2019-05-30 23:09:35 +0200 )edit