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Brew Guru - Any way to turn off location notifications?
« on: November 10, 2016, 05:59:53 PM »
I have the Brew Guru app and enjoy it but I'm not seeing how to turn off the notifications when I'm near a location that offers discounts.  This is a great feature if I'm just out and about but I actually work right next to a brewery and a homebrew store which both offer AHA discounts so my phone is constantly going off when I drive by them.  I've gone into the App settings on my phone and disabled all notification options but I'm still getting them.  I guess I can just turn off the location permission and just turn it back on when I am interested in having it on.  It would be nice if there were a way to say "I'm not interested" or something of the like to make the notification for that particular place not show up again.
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Re: Brew Guru - Any way to turn off location notifications?
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2016, 06:29:19 PM »
Android or iOS?
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Re: Brew Guru - Any way to turn off location notifications?
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Re: Brew Guru - Any way to turn off location notifications?
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2016, 08:11:05 PM »
Android or iOS?

Sorry, Android.

Yeah, me too.  Unfortunately, on Android you have to disable location services globally, not per app.
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Re: Brew Guru - Any way to turn off location notifications?
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2016, 09:51:07 PM »
In the current issue of Zymurgy Gary talks up being able to turn it off on in certain places but only on iPhones.

We Android uses don't get that option.   :'(

It's an OS design thing, not really an app issue.

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Re: Brew Guru - Any way to turn off location notifications?
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2016, 09:56:44 PM »
That seems like a big missed requirement on the Android front. Then again, your location is valuable data. I have some apps on my iPhone that should never need location services, yet they ask on first launch. Apps like a solitaire game, a unit converter, and a level.

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Re: Brew Guru - Any way to turn off location notifications?
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2016, 09:59:15 PM »
My phone has "per app" location permissions.  I just wish there were a way to click "Do not show again" or something on the notification.

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Re: Brew Guru - Any way to turn off location notifications?
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2016, 10:16:43 PM »
Many iOS apps allow for location services only while using. This is the setting I use with Brew Guru. If I need to look at an area, I simply open the app. Does android offer similar functionality?