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Anonymous
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PowerApps running background

Hello,

 

I have an application that collect the location of the user and send him a notification if he is in a certain place. However, my app works only if it's open. Is it possible to run the application in the background?

 

Thanks in advance.

 

Y. Z.

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Hi @Anonymous,

Do you want to run a canvas app in the background?

The user @gan791988 has faced same needs with you, please check the following thread:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/General-Discussion/Canvas-app-on-mobile-device-not-updating-the-data-in-dynamics/m-p/206461#M66184

 

Running a canvas app in the background is not supported within PowerApps currently, if you would like this feature to be added in PowerApps, please submit an idea to PowerApps Ideas Forum:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Ideas/idb-p/PowerAppsIdeas

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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Hi @Anonymous,

Do you want to run a canvas app in the background?

The user @gan791988 has faced same needs with you, please check the following thread:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/General-Discussion/Canvas-app-on-mobile-device-not-updating-the-data-in-dynamics/m-p/206461#M66184

 

Running a canvas app in the background is not supported within PowerApps currently, if you would like this feature to be added in PowerApps, please submit an idea to PowerApps Ideas Forum:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Ideas/idb-p/PowerAppsIdeas

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Anonymous
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Thanks for your reply @v-xida-msft,

 

Is there any other way to keep an application running? Or another approach that I can use?

Actually, when my app is open, it collect the location of the user and send him a push notification if he is in a predefined area. (I would like it to does the same even if it's not opened)

 

Thanks in advance.

 

Y. Z.

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I'm having the same issue and trouble... Any news on this?
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