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I’m interested in using IoTool with a raspberry pi but there is no documentation on their site about this.

Hello. IoTool works on Android installed on RPI. Just grab any of Android distros fro RPI, install it and install IoTool.

BR

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Hey, I’m trying to use Ruuvi Tag with IoTool on my Pocophone F1 and whenever app goes to background, then the Ruuvi tag seems to be disconnected. No live values anymore and no data in the historic graph also. Live readings will not come back until I restart the app.

Things I’ve tried already:

  • tested with internal IoTool with internal sensors - works fine, no missing data, so the app seems to be OK
  • turned on all permissions from the Android side to allow background run and autostart etc.
  • turned off battery saver for this app
  • turned on all background running and data collection checkboxes inside of IoTool app

BLE scanning with Android is somewhat moving target. It works differently on different Android versions and phone models. You could report this to IoTool, they might be able to fix the background scanning.

Thanks, already reported. I was hoping to get other’s experience.

So If I would like to get continuous raw data from the tag, then the best option would be using Ruuvi Station and URL Gateway?

We are updating Ruuvi Station to ensure the background scanning works on all Androids, @lauri are we looking for beta testers? Most reliable option is to use something else than Android for background scanning, for example the live demo at lab.ruuvi.com uses Raspberry Pi.

We’re also working on a ESP32-based dongle which would scan and relay data to the Internet.

OK, thanks, will try out raspberry pi.
Feedback from IoTool says that this might be Android 9 specific problem, that they will save battery to aggressively on some BLE devices. Will try out some older Android soon.

I have some problem with action in iotool. Send SMS has disappear due to new policy of google to send SMS.
I 've try to send en email , but the send test is always in error. I wrote my smtp server port 25 and the account and password, but it didn’t work !

Any idea to communicate outside the smarphone which is connected to the ruuvi beacon ?