I'm trying to build a location based flow using the new 'when I enter or exit an area' trigger but can't seem to get it to work.
I've set the geofence to be 200m from my office and I've since come in and out of work 3 times but the flow has failed to run.
The flow ran a couple of times successfully straight after I created it (from my office) but since then, nothing.
Anyone have any ideas?
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@jdrussell78 Hi Jon,
It seems like my permissions are set up correctly, I can even see the location service pinging the flow app here:
Not sure where to set it to 'always'. Under the app settings it just shows location as 'on' (I'm on android).
I've also checked that its not being restricted by any battery saver settings or something like that.
Any other ideas?
@Tom_Slosse Hey Tom,
Yes, I'm logged in to the same account and environment (I only have 1 environment and one tenant from my account) both from the web and on the app. I see the location flow in the flow mobile app with its history so I know there's definitely no issue at the account level.
As you see above I've set all the location settings I can find but still no luck.
As I mentioned above the flow did run once after I saved it and the long/lat from that flow was correct to the location of my phone at that time but is simply not triggered when I enter or exit the area.
@Tom_Slosse Nope, I created the flow yesterday just before I left the office hoping that when I went home it would cause it to run but didn't make any changes to it since it ran successfully that first time.
I'll try copying it to a new flow and I'll share it with some of my team members as well to see what happens.
Very annoying that there's no way to test these location flows without physically moving. I think I'll install a GPS spoofer on my phone which can hopefully replicate the movement.
Don't know if its relevant but I get this error when trying to run manually: Flow 'XXX-XXX' cannot be installed.
Would like to hear if you got it working again.
It is indeed frustrating when you don't get a proper view on that trigger and when everything is ran in the background and throws an error or doesn't even do it's magic.
Keep us posted 🙂
@jdrussell78 @Tom_Slosse I recreated the flow and reinstalled the app on my phone and looks like it now worked. I got a timestamp for exactly when I left the office. I want to wait until tomorrow and see that I get another ping when I arrive in the morning to know that its definitely all working properly.
Thanks for all your help.
yeaaahhhhhh ... I'm still getting this issue 😓
on android ... and on win phone.
the "cannot be installed" error being the PITA ... 😫
i'll link to a new thread in a second.
EDIT - Come be my friend if you find this ... https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Using-Flows/Location-Trigger-Still-Failing-With-quot-cannot-be-i...
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