Auto turn off tracking when speed >= X. I forget to turn off tracking and leave in car ruining my miles tracked
It would be great if you guys could implement a way to auto turn off tracking once speed reaches a certain amount. I sometimes forget to turn off my tracking when I leave after a days walk and it ruins my mileage tracking.
Having some way to set after X speed it turns off tracking would work great for this and make the tracking feature much more reliable. I hate ruining a days tracking by gettign in my car and driving 30+ miles and getting home only to realize its still tracking.
Thanks for your time!
Thank you for your thoughts and post, it is appreciated.
We do have a Feature Request on this - "Turn tracking off automatically when user reaches specified speed". If you would like to be added to the feature request please us know by reaching out via https://support.avenzamaps.com/hc/en-us/requests/new.
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I have struggled with this ever since I moved away from using a dedicated gps device. For that, I would simply turn the device off at the end of a hike. The challenge with a phone is that you do not turn that off, so extra steps are involved other than pressing an on/off button.
The potential issue I see with this request is that given that gps signals can be iffy at times, it may be difficult to implement. Perhaps if there were a speed/time threshold, like speed over X for Y samples (time).
My solution at this time is to recite some simple phrase like "stop the track when I get to the car" several times at different points in my hike. Silly, but it has helped.
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