Android 8 Drive Detection Notification

With the new Android 8 update and Android's new restrictions to location data, Android 8 users will now see a MileIQ notification appear on the notification screen while the app is using the device's location. 


The notification will show "MileIQ is automatically logging your drives." 

This informs you that we are currently running in the background of your device and using your location data to accurately record your drives. No action is needed on your end. 

Note: The notification will appear every time you restart your device. MileIQ needs to turn on active location tracking to figure out where your device is currently located.

For more information on Android 8, please see here

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