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-===== Global =====+===== General =====
  
 ==== Run at app start ==== ==== Run at app start ====
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 Sets **[[:manual:user_guide:tools:altitude|options to improve altitude measurement >>]]** Sets **[[:manual:user_guide:tools:altitude|options to improve altitude measurement >>]]**
 +==== Sensors manager ====
 +Sets **[[manual:user_guide:tools:bluetooth|connection to external sensors]]** via Bluetooth and ANT+.
 ===== Orientation ===== ===== Orientation =====
-==== Compass ==== +==== Map rotation mode ==== 
-Allows to choose either built-in hardware compass or GPS-calculated azimuth for orientation that is essential for map rotation and the compass screen. +Allows choosing either built-in hardware compass or GPS-calculated azimuth for orientation that is essential for map rotation and the compass screen. 
-  * **Hardware compass** - more suitable for slower speeds, e.g. walking, as it does not require movement to detect direction unlike GPS.\\ <WRAP round important> Mobile hardware compass is very sensitive on nearby magnetic metals and may display malformed values in their close presence, e.g. magnetic flip-cases or steel steering bars. </WRAP> +  * **Hardware compass** - more suitable for slower speeds, e.g. walking, as it does not require movement to detect direction unlike GPS.\\ <WRAP round important> Mobile hardware compass is very sensitive to nearby magnetic metals and may display malformed values in their close presence, e.g. magnetic flip-cases or steel steering bars. </WRAP> 
-  * **Orientation via GPS** - more suitable for car navigation due to magnetic components in the car that can affect performance of the hardware compass.+  * **Orientation via GPS** - more suitable for car navigation due to magnetic components in the car that can affect the performance of the hardware compass.
   * **Auto-change** - shifts bearing automatically between hardware compass and GPS according to pre-defined critical speed.    * **Auto-change** - shifts bearing automatically between hardware compass and GPS according to pre-defined critical speed. 
  
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 Sets navigation by true bearing instead of magnetic bearing.  Sets navigation by true bearing instead of magnetic bearing. 
 ==== Compatibility mode ==== ==== Compatibility mode ====
-Orientation is computed by an alternative method. Suitable for some devices.+Orientation is computed by an alternative method. Suitable only for some devices.
 ===== Notification settings ===== ===== Notification settings =====
  
 ==== Position acquired ==== ==== Position acquired ====
  
-Notifies when your device acquires GPS location. Opens notification settings screen with several options to define the sound and vibration alert (beep, any sound from your phone library…).+Notifies when your device acquires GPS location. Opens the notification settings screen with several options to define the sound and vibration alert (beep, any sound from your phone library…).
  
 ==== Position lost ==== ==== Position lost ====
  
-Notifies when your device loses GPS location. Opens notification settings screen with several options to define the sound and vibration alert (beep, any sound from your phone library…). +Notifies when your device loses GPS location. Opens the notification settings screen with several options to define the sound and vibration alert (beep, any sound from your phone library…). 
  
 ===== Disable location ===== ===== Disable location =====
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 ==== Disable when app is hidden ==== ==== Disable when app is hidden ====
  
-Disables GPS when the screen is turned off or the app is minimized and GPS location is not required by any other function+Disables GPS when the screen is turned off or the app is minimized and any other app'function does not require GPS location.
  
 ==== GPS ON for track recording ==== ==== GPS ON for track recording ====
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 ===== Advanced settings ===== ===== Advanced settings =====
 +==== Location filter ==== 
 +Smoothens GPS location and speed values, and decreases deviations. 4 levels are available, from no filter to a heavy filter.
 ==== GPS auto-off ==== ==== GPS auto-off ====
  
-Allows automatic turning on/off of your device GPS unit in order to save the battery life. Pre-defined conditions:+Allows automatic turning on/off of your device GPS unit in order to save the battery life. Recommended on long-range hikes. Pre-defined conditions:
  
   * **GPS update interval**  - sets time interval of GPS switching on and locating the device. Values of more than 60 seconds save battery life.   * **GPS update interval**  - sets time interval of GPS switching on and locating the device. Values of more than 60 seconds save battery life.
   * **Min accuracy**  - sets minimum GPS locating accuracy to keep GPS on. When the accuracy is lower due to few detectable satellites, the GPS turns off.   * **Min accuracy**  - sets minimum GPS locating accuracy to keep GPS on. When the accuracy is lower due to few detectable satellites, the GPS turns off.
-  * **Max search time**  - sets maximum time of GPS signal searching. If the GPS fix is not secured within this period, GPS turns off. +  * **Max search time**  - sets the maximum time of GPS signal searching. If the GPS fix is not secured within this period, GPS turns off. 
-  * **Keep auto-off enabled** - keeps GPS auto-off enabled even if Locus Map is active and screen is on.+  * **Keep auto-off enabled** - keeps GPS auto-off active even if Locus Map is running and the screen is on.
  
 ==== 3D skyplot mode ==== ==== 3D skyplot mode ====
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 Switches between 2D and 3D display of the skyplot that is available under the [[:manual:user_guide:maps_mainscr_ctrl#gps_compass_icon_button|GPS/compass button]] on the main screen:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:settings:settings_51.gif?nolink |}} Switches between 2D and 3D display of the skyplot that is available under the [[:manual:user_guide:maps_mainscr_ctrl#gps_compass_icon_button|GPS/compass button]] on the main screen:\\ {{ :manual:user_guide:settings:settings_51.gif?nolink |}}
 ==== Google Services assisted location ==== ==== Google Services assisted location ====
-More stable and battery efficient location method on some devices. Using [[https://developers.google.com/location-context/fused-location-provider/|Fused Location Provider]] for getting location of the device. Fully functional provided Google Services have GET_LOCATION permission.+More stable and battery-efficient location method on some devices. Using [[https://developers.google.com/location-context/fused-location-provider/|Fused Location Provider]] for getting the location of the device. Fully functional provided Google Services have GET_LOCATION permission.
 ==== NMEA recording ==== ==== NMEA recording ====
  
manual/user_guide/settings/gps.txt · Last modified: 2022/08/08 14:21 by mstupka