GPSLogger II - User Manual [100% free 100% offline]
straight forward application, to record your movement with your
BlackBerry® device over time
Geocache Application for BlackBerry® devices
At the initial start of GPSLogger the application will automatically check if 'all required' permissions are granted.
This auto-check include the full permission set that might be required in order to use all aspects/functions of the application. Depending on your use case you might like to deny certain application permissions - but please if you do so please consider that this might have some negative influence on the functionality of the application.
Essential application permissions
- PERMISSION_LOCATION_DATA / PERMISSION_LOCATION_API
This permission controls an application's ability to access location-based services such as use of the GPS radio.
Actually that should be "natural" permission for a GPSLogger ;-)
Required to be able to save any GPSLogger recordings on the file system of the BlackBerry Device - also essential for the import & export functionality
- PERMISSION_SECURITY_DATA / PERMISSION_HANDHELD_KEYSTORE
This permission controls an application's ability to access the device key store and related API.
Required to be able to save any preferences & settings of the application and make it accessible for Backup & Restore
for backward compatibility with older BlackBerry OS Versions
This permission controls an application's ability to execute and manage multimedia files.
Required to be able to trigger audio alerts [not 100% sure]
This permission controls an application's ability to display information over the lock screen and other high priority screens.
Required to be able able to make use of the "Keep display always on" functionality
Required to be able to change the Application permissions from the app itself
Extended Functionality [optional]
In order to make use of some extended functionalities of GPSLogger the following permissions will be requested:
- PERMISSION_CROSS_APPLICATION_COMMUNICATION / PERMISSION_INTER_PROCESS_COMMUNICATION
This permission controls an application's ability to share data and messages with other applications on the device.
Required to be able to communicate with other installed applications, like the additional available GPSiesConnect (if you like to upload any recorded Path from GPSLogger to gpsies.com)
This permission controls an application's ability to send and receive data using Bluetooth, as well as access to the supported Bluetooth profiles.
If devices does not have build in GPS the application needs to be able to communicate with a Bluetooth with a paired GPS-Puck
This permission controls an application's access to the mail API and access to the user's mail store.
Required if you like to make use of:
- LocationRequest functionality (PIN-Messaging)
- Emergency Alert functionality
- Sharing Location Information
- Export any previously recorded paths via eMail
- PERMISSION_APPLICATION_MANAGEMENT / PERMISSION_CODE_MODULE_MANAGEMENT
This permission controls an application's ability to add and remove code modules and manage the installation or deletion of applications.
Might be obsolete - currently under investigation...
- PERMISSION_DEVICE_SETTINGS / PERMISSION_CHANGE_DEVICE_SETTINGS
This permission controls an application's ability to change configuration and user settings on the device.
Not 100% sure if this is required - so it's just in case
Internet access [assisted GPS, BBM™ & BlackBerry Maps]
Since assisted GPS, the BBM™ Integration and the use of BlackBerry Maps requires a Internet connection the following permissions are requested. Actually GPSLogger itself does not send any data anywhere!
- PERMISSION_INTERNET / PERMISSION_EXTERNAL_CONNECTIONS
This permission controls an application's ability to send and receive data using external connections.
- PERMISSION_SERVER_NETWORK / PERMISSION_INTERNAL_CONNECTIONS
This permission controls an application's ability to send and receive data using connections routed through a corporate network using the BlackBerry MDS Services.
This permission controls an application's ability to send and receive data over the Wi-Fi link, as well as access to information about the Wi-Fi network.
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