Android Question StartServiceAt ... can we use this from anywhere ?

Discussion in 'Android Questions' started by Jmu5667, Mar 6, 2015.

  1. Jmu5667

    Jmu5667 Well-Known Member Licensed User

    Hi All

    I am reworking one of our apps to be more battery friendly. Currently the GPS service running is running with a partial lock and getting the GPS postion at regular intervals, let just say every 5 mins it turns on the GPS, get a fix and turns off the GPS.

    This would be better handled by a service callback, StartServiceAt. I have read from other posts that StartServiceAt should be really only called from Service_Start, is this really true ?

    Regards

    John.
     
  2. thedesolatesoul

    thedesolatesoul Expert Licensed User

    No. StartServiceAt can be called from anywhere.
    But for scheduling it is easier to call it from Service_Start so you can know when the next time will be.
     
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  3. Jmu5667

    Jmu5667 Well-Known Member Licensed User

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