Questions tagged [altbeacon]

The Open and Inter-operable Proximity Beacon Specification.

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AltBeacon Library shows beacons only first time and then stops showing them

I am using altbeacon library for detecting iBeacon. It shows all beacons on first scanning then some beacons are missing out. This is my situation: I have 7 beacons, on first scanning the app ...
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How AltBean/Android manages active and passive BLE scan? Is it possible to set the library to perform only passive scans?

If I understood AltBeacon's Power Manager documentation correctly. On Android 5+ devices, the library will continuously (or every few seconds) perform passive scans and, from time to time, it will ...
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Android altbeacon ranging in intervals when app in background

I'm working on an app that runs a background service to range bluetooth beacons in intervals. I start a ForegroundService with a timer to start ranging beacons for 10 seconds every minute, with an ...
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How to push notifications from RadBeacon to Google Cloudstore?

I need to setup RadBeacon Dot so that the notifications gets pushed to Cloud Store or even for that matter S3?
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Running AltBeacon library in separate process

I'm trying to get beacon detection running in separate process on Android. I have a service with android:process attribute defined. I'm initializing the BeaconManager.getInstanceForApplication(...
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ALTbeacon use in Android Module

Hi I want to use ALTbeacon in Android Module. This is not a problem, ALTbeacon is a great library. However: If user/system kill the app, which use my Android Module I want to regenerate RangeNotifier....
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Android-AltBeacon-library intergration in a java class

I'm trying to integrate the altbeacon function in a java class in android studio, but I'm getting an error because of the getActivity. I want to created an object from this class in onahter Activities....
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Altbeacon 2.16.1 can't scan beacons with specific beacon type code

I am building an Android app that scans two types of beacon using the android-beacon-library: iBeacon type (0x4c000215) custom beacon which beacon type code is 0x4106 I know there was an issue that ...
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Bluetooth Stack unresponsive after a while for detecting BLE devices

I am trying to detect beacons using altbeacon. I had to configure a foreground service using worker and few other options to make it work in all devices including chinese OEMs. The problem I face ...
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AltBeacon on Android 8 slow on first run (app isn't responding)

Only for the first time lauching the app (after uninstall/install), after it starts scanning beacons, the message "App isn't responding" appears, only happening on Android 8 (Samsung A5 and J5 Prime). ...
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How to insert beacon details to database when the app is being killed from the background?

I'm working with altbeacon library how can I add the beacon details to database when the app is being killed from background.
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How to reduce the time period between two successive scanning in altbeacon

I am working with ibeacon using altbeacon library.I want to increase the period between two successive scanning.I tried following code. beaconManager.setForegroundBetweenScanPeriod(30000l); ...
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Filtered scans on android 9 wont find beacons using UUID filters

I am currently trying to scan BLE devices, I am using a Galaxy S9+ with android 9.0. It seems unfiltered scans don't work with galaxy s9+ so I added filters like this String serviceUuidString ="...
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incorrect distance showing altbeacon in android?

I'm working on beacon mapping app when a beacon enters in 2 meters range i have to call web service but by using this library it's showing wrong distance if beacon is in 5m range then also it's ...
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Android AltBeacon Advertise Power and Visibility Range

The Android AltBeacon Library and Android Beacon API provides option to set the advertise power to advertise the beacon. The available setting are High, Medium, Low and Ultra Low. During my testing, I ...
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Android altbeacon library for ibeacon is detecting device having uuid other than specified uuid

Android altbeacon library for ibeacon is detecting device having uuid other than specified uuid in beaconManager.startRangingBeaconsInRegion(new Region(buuid, null, null, null));
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Where is the difference between startMonitoringBeaconsInRegion and startRangingBeaconsInRegion

I don't understand the difference between the 2 methods in the BeaconManager class. https://altbeacon.github.io/android-beacon-library/javadoc/org/altbeacon/beacon/BeaconManager.html#...
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Android Beacon Library setNumOfMatches and setMatchMode

In the Android Beacon Library I haven't found a way to set the number of matches - ScanSettings.Builder setNumOfMatches. Is there a way to do this? I think it might be defaulting to ...
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Runnng foreground service for scanning beacons makes detections slow after a while

I have made a React native app with native logics for beacon scanning. I have made a foreground service for detecting beacons on android 8+ devices. The problem I am facing is that after letting the ...
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ALTBeacon library threads impacting other thread functions in application

We are writing an client server application which communicates with the server to inform its BLE location and get updates from the server to perform any requested action. This application uses the ALT ...
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Android check is bluetooth in doze mode

Good day. I would like to know if the bluetooth scanning is unavailable now (locked by doze mode?). Now i check it by this method: fun isInDozeMode(context: Context) : Boolean { val ...
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How to get id or major or minor from a beacon?

This code detects a beacon but i am not able to get an id or major or minor from it. I tried using beacon.id1() function but it always returns null. I am trying to implement this since 3 days but i am ...
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beacon not scanning when app closed from recent apps using alt beacon libaray

I am developing an app to scan beacons using altbecaon library. Every time I am having different issues when I change my scenario. I don't know what is the reason. Everything working fine. But the ...
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Can't scan beacon when restart activity

I import android-beacon-library-2.15.2.aar this library and scan the beacon, public static final String UUID ="***"; private BeaconManager beaconManager; private Region defaultRegion = null; ...
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Android Beacon Library - Beacon scanning stops after ~30 minutes

I am working on a indoor nav problem, and I am seeing beacon scans stop when the screen is locked. I'm using Android Beacon Library 2.15.1. Nothing in the release notes lead me to believe 2.15.2 ...
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Altbeacon scan period requirements for latest version ( 2.15.4 )

I have read a lot of information regarding the foreground/background scan periods and issues for long scans on Android 7 but I am confused as to what should be configured for best results in the ...
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Using alt beacon is correctly working on oreo, but crashes on pie

I have developed a beacon app using Alt beacon.It was working correctly on oreo but crashes on android pie because of notification problem.Kindly help me out. Everything working fine,but app is not ...
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Android Beacon Library RSSI filter

I know that this is related to existing question, but none directly answered my question, and my reputation is too low to add a comment to ask David. Sorry :( I'm using the Android Beacon Library, ...
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Beacon library background scan issue on Marshmallow

I am using android beacon library for beacon scan. And My android device is running Android 6 ( Samsung Galaxy S5). In background mode, The app is not detecting beacon for 5 sec. (Not getting scan ...
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I am using altbeacon library 2.15+ but for oreo and nougat version is not scanning beacon?

onBeacon ServiceConnect method is to detect the beacon. For lollipop version is detecting for nougat and oreo version beacon not detecting: public void onBeaconServiceConnect() { RangeNotifier ...
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Background Scanning on Android 8+

This question might be answered already but we would like to have a explicit confirmation. Currently we are using Proprietary beacons working as iBeacons in our business and we have reach the same ...
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Didenterregion is not called in background using regionbootstrap in altbeacon

I am developing a beacon scanning app using altbeacon library in android. In the foreground, it is detecting properly. But in the background using regiobootstrap, it is not detecting. The ...
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How to secure BLE beacon's UUID

There are many 3rd party apps freely available which can provide UUID of any BLE beacon. In certain use cases, this could raise major security and reliability concerns. Few questions pertaining this: ...
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Altbeacon defaults scan period errors. Anything to be concerned about?

I have been using the reference app for Altbeacon on various devices and have seen the following errors in the logcat. I am not setting any foreground or background scan timings, I am using a ...
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Android Beacon Library not seeing any beacons

I am trying to see (any) BLE beacons (Eddystone) from my android app using the Android Beacon Library, however when I try the sample code found here I am unable to find any beacons. The code; public ...
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AltBeacon library as a foreground service, issues with Activity elements when becoming active

I am using the latest AltBeacon library and running the reference application with a few mods in the MonitorActivity class as well as utilising the foreground service functionality of bootstrapping. ...
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List items not overwritten with beacon data

I'm trying to parse the information that I receive from a couple of beacons into a recyclerview. The recyclerview loads a the first info that I parse into it in onCreate(). I have set the identifiers ...
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TileService not working, tile becomes unresponsive

I've made a tileService which triggers a foreground service when clicked. I have taken the battery optimisation permission from settings and set it on don't optimise. However after 3 days the tile ...
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Altbeacon and bootstrap always defaults to default beacon format

I have used the Alt-Beacon reference application as a starting point on how to implement bootstrap regions. The application restarts if killed but the beacon format is always being set to Alt-Beacon ...
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How to display detected beacons in recycler view based on distance using ALT beacon

Hi i am developing an android app using ALT beacon library.I need to display the detected beacons in a recycler view based on the distance.The nearby distance beacon need to display first in list.I ...
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Running a foreground service in Chinese ROMs

I've made a foreground service to constantly scan for BLE devices around me. For some reason it seems to work flawlessly on my stock android device Google pixel and also on Samsung S9+. But recently ...
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Android Altbeacon Causing Scan Scheduled Tasks

I am using the range notifier in the altbeacon library to range for beacons for 30 seconds. The range notifier is in the Application class and doesnt have bootstrap notifier or beaconconsumer ...
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Long running scans for beacons not working perfrctly

I have used a foreground service to scan for beacons. But the long running scan cause a problem. My bouetooth headphones get disconnected and connect again. How can I track these events? My device ...
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AltBeacon App restarts after some minutes

I have some problems in my app. I have that after I disable the regionBootstrap and close the app through System.exit(0), my app after some minutes (usually 3-4 minutes) restarts itself. This are ...
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Android AltBeacon background and foreground together

Good day. In my application i want to use background and foreground beacons scan. For this task i used AltBeacon library. But after device reboot background scan not starts. My algorith looks like: ...
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Beacon scanner does not scan one beacon signal for more than 10 seconds

Hello I am poor at English. I use Android Beacon Library implementation 'org.altbeacon:android-beacon-library:2.15.2' My Android application gradle imformation compileSdkVersion 28 ...
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Altbeacon: disable Foreground mode and Terminate app from Notifcation AddAction

I'm recently trying to build an application that uses AltBeacon Library. The problem that I'm facing right now is this: I created an Application class in this way: beaconManager = ...
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Android Beacon stopped scanning after app is closed (swiping it off on the recent apps list)

I am using Android Beacon Library to scan ibeacon. In these codes, it will scan ibeacon in the background using BootstrapNotifier interface. Once an iBeacon is detected, RangeNotifier interface kicks ...
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Android P Altbeacon BLE disable Foreground service does not cancel notification icon

Using Altbeacon 2.15, having BLE running as foreground service, I can enable and disable the service without any problem except on disabling the service, i still see foreground notification icon still ...
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Altbeacon didRangeBeaconsInRegion is not being called on Samsung S9 (Android 8)

I tried on other phones like Huawei Mate 10 Pro (Android 8.0), Nexus 5 and LeEco LePro3 both with Android 6, and it works flawless. But For my Samsung I get no beacon data back. ...

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