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 In recent Android versions, multiple optimization tools have been added in order to reduce battery usage, especially targeting background applications. For example, the "​Doze"​ mode will stop all applications on your device when your screen is turned off for some time. In order to correctly record tracks even when your screen is turned off, you need to disable those optimizations for the application. In recent Android versions, multiple optimization tools have been added in order to reduce battery usage, especially targeting background applications. For example, the "​Doze"​ mode will stop all applications on your device when your screen is turned off for some time. In order to correctly record tracks even when your screen is turned off, you need to disable those optimizations for the application.
  
-{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} Exact steps may very depending on your device brand and system version.+{{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} Exact steps may vary depending on your device brand and system version.
  
 __Example on Samsung devices__: __Example on Samsung devices__:
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 ===== Problems with the track recorder ===== ===== Problems with the track recorder =====
 +{{ :​en:​help:​v2:​positioning:​tracker-setup-location.jpg?​nolink}}
  
 ==== Track not correctly recorded when the screen is turned off ==== ==== Track not correctly recorded when the screen is turned off ====
-On top of the Android battery optimization tools, some brands also include their own tools that may disable the use of GPS or network for background applications,​ and so prevent the good operation of the track recorder. Be sure to disable those behaviors or grant the application the correct permissions. Here are some examples:+ 
 +On top of the Android battery optimization tools, some brands also include their own tools that may disable the use of GPS or network for background applications,​ and so prevent the good operation of the track recorder. Be sure to disable those behaviors or grant the application the correct permissions. 
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 +For example, you can check that the application is allowed to access to your GPS location even when the device is not used (screen off) as you can see on the right. 
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 +Here are some other examples:
  
 __For Huawei devices__: __For Huawei devices__:
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 +__For HTC devices__:​\\
 +[[https://​www.htc.com/​us/​support/​htc-one-m9/​howto/​696906.html|See here]]
  
 __For some other devices__: __For some other devices__:

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