Tasker and Locale integration

Tasker and Locale are great well known tools for total automation. If you don’t know them you can learn and also purchase them here: Tasker App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.dinglisch.android.taskerm You can get also a free trial of Tasker here: http://tasker.dinglisch.net/download.html Locale App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.twofortyfouram.locale To be able to use MyCarTracks with Tasker you can download our […]

How to fix recording issues on OnePlus devices

There’s an issue we’ve been investigating with OnePlus phones using the OxygenOS where our app is killed when it’s in the background for a while. The operating system has a daemon called ‘BgDetect’ that appears to kill background processes that it thinks are using ‘too much’ CPU. You could try […]

RuuviTag setup

RuuviTag is currently available only in the Android app. To set it up just follow these steps: First, make sure the Bluetooth is enabled on your device. Start MyCarTracks app and go to Menu / BT Extensions. Here on the top select RuuviTag Beacon. Use the enable/disable switch to enable the […]

Move recorded tracks from one device to another

In case you want to move data from an old phone to the new one follow these steps. On the old phone start the MyCarTracks app and go to Menu / Settings / Backup/Restore. Here tap Backup all data and wait until it’s saved. Then start any file browser on your phone and […]

Google Maps integration

MyCarTracks with Business plan offers the ability to turn on Google Maps and services that Google Maps offers (geolocation, routing, …). To be able to use Google Maps you need to enable Google Maps Platform on your own Google account and then use your API Key to activate it in MyCarTracks. […]

Why second API Key is needed and how to obtain it?

When you select some options like geolocation you will end up in asking for second API Key. It is because the main API Key you created has HTTP Referrer restrictions, but some calls are made by our servers without HTTP Referrer. Because of that we cannot do these calls with […]

Hiding notification icon

Back in the days MyCarTracks app didn’t show any notification in your notification bar and was silently recording all your drives. This was great as it didn’t bloat your notification bar with another icon, but, we had to change that. If you want to know why read below. There is still […]

Become a Beta tester

Before we put our latest features or bug fixes to all Android users there are several stages just to make sure that the app is stable and doesn’t make more harm than good. The first stage is internal testing, the second is Beta and then there is stagged and full […]