We recommend that before buying a large quantity of devices, you buy one device of the intended type beforehand and test it with movisensXS.
There are a few minimum requirements for the Smartphone:
Recommended android devices because of the good value/price:
|Nokia||Nokia 2 or Nokia 2.1
(Nokia 3 and Nokia 3.1 are inaccurate, because of MediaTek processor)
|Cheap device, a bit slow but acceptable|
|Nokia||Nokia 5 or Nokia 6 or Nokia 6.1
(Nokia 5.1 is inaccurate, because of MediaTek processor)
|Good performance and value|
|Motorola||moto g⁵ˢ||Good performance and value|
|Google Pixel 2||Expensive, but with most recent hard- and Android software with updates|
A full list of untested, but most likely compatible devices can be found on GSMarena.
All the apps that are running in background on a smartphone can be stopped by the system when the android system needs more resources. We do everything to prevent this, but some smartphone manufacturers still stop background apps.
It is suspected that this may be the case when the app stops running while is not being displayed, without warning any error message or anything.
Preferences > Apps > Advanced > Ignore optimizations > Allowed > All apps > movisensXS > Allow.
Preferences > Apps > Configure apps > (Advanced) Special access > Battery optimisation > All apps > movisensXS > Not optimised.
Xiaomi smartphones are provided with some battery savour protection. Here is how to disable it:
Alternative instructions (copied from http://en.miui.com/thread-162531-1-1.html):
Also do this,
Settings>Additional Settings>Battery>Manage app battery usage, now disable/turn off the following options.
Also check this:
Security App>Data Usage>Data Usage Stats, select the apps and check whether "Background data" is allowed or not.
If you are using a Xiaomi Mi5, you can do further configuration:
Security > Battery > Battery saving > movisensXS > Without Restrictions > Background location > Allow
Huawei smartphones are provided with some protection to ensure that the battery will last long time. This protections must be disabled to let the apps continue running while in background mode.
To let movisensXS execute in background while recording tracks just follow this steps:
you can see the power manager app in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQ7F8cDz54c
Open settings > battery > power saving mode > battery optimization > movisensXS > don't optimize > save
Access Battery settings > App Power Saving > Details > movisensXS > Disabled
Open "Phone assist" app > "Power saver" > Disable Eco mode and disable "Automatically activate Survivor mode when battery is low".
Check for additional settings relating to protecting running packages in Settings -> Battery -> Others -> Select application -> untick Freez background apps, and auto optimize when abnormal behaviour detected.
Check for additional settings that blocks background activities in Settings -> Power management -> Auto-start Manager -> turn checkbox ON for movisensXS to allow background activities.
The following issues are known and can currently not be fixed: