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Timer Control Running In Background

Can we get the timer control allowed to continue running on a mobile device even when another application is opened instead of powerapps.  Ive built an app that tracks the GPS of the device a specific intervals based on other data within the app, it works fine as the scheduled refresh using a function against OnTimerEnd. However this only works if PowerApps is the open application, if you dont close PowerApps but switch to another application the Timer is paused until you make PowerApps the visible application on the device where it then resumes from where it was up to. 

 

Is there therefore any way to allow the timer control to continue running providing the PowerApps application on the device is not closed down, so its either open and in view or open in the background.

 

Thank you

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natrob
Helper I

Still nothing to my knowledge. Would be a great feature to have