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Uploads seem to be backlogging and even pushed uploads seem to be failing a lot. When it fails, it displays the error message below. Any ideas?
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I'll see if I can make that error a bit better.
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For privacy, I often filter and upload CSV files rather than use live upload and have noticed that the CSV files are now twice as big as before but that one out of every two lines for the same coordinates doesn't seem to contain any useful data - always 2147483647 instead of country, network, tac and eci.

53.73596046,-1.57500803,167,2147483647,2147483647,2147483647,2147483647,-104,LTE,LTE
53.73596046,-1.57500803,167,234,30,11591,4048898,-88,LTE,LTE

What's the purpose of this extra CSV line?
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There's a drawback on privacy zones: they can reveal you, if your area is void of tracks :) But the problem isn't CellMapper data alone I think. However, quite easily the tracks can reveal some things when connected with other information you've shared. I once did some "spying" based on the tracks in my town. I saw the home and by following the track I made a rough guess on the driver's profession. Another "case" I examined was a distinct pack of pixels over a house, like you would expect from a home user. But that address turned out to include an interesting firm :) Anyway, I used Street view and checked out the possible cars and bikes etc. Just to see what you can find. The questions are: did I find anything special and how could the data be used? No, even if I tried to think, I found nothing special and don't know how to use that little I saw.
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Since I've upgraded my Nexus 5 to Lollipop, I've noticed that Cellmapper often stops recording in the background if I switch to Google Maps or load a complex webpage or both.

The only way to prevent it stopping seems to be keep switching back to the Cellmapper app. Is the a way to keep Cellmapper recording in the background regardless of other app activity?
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Data is not recorded during phone calls, as most phones stops updating the CellID.  I'll test it with the new API to see if perhaps that fixes it so that I can enable recording in-call.

I also tried to replicate this GPS issue today but I couldn't.  I'll give it another try tomorrow to see.
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Cellmapper beta seems to have broken for me today. It continuously complains of "GPS fix too old" even when GPS is fixed and all other apps have very precise location. It hasn't recorded any data since the last update. Phone is Nexus 5.
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+Ivan Zupan I restored settings one by one when I downgraded and "Smart time sync" app keeps phone time accurate to with 1-2s of GPS time. GPS was locked according to "GPS status" app. Thanks for the ideas - if it reoccurs, I'll do more debug.


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