So I have two apps that utilise Geofence. Nest (Auto-Away) and August (Auto-Unlock). Both made by very different companies, doing very different things.
I have noticed that if the app is NOT open, neither of these functions will work. It is only when I open the app that something happens.
For example, August send me a notification when it senses I leave the house. I left the house, and on the way back pulled out my phones, opened the August app, and THEN the notification appeared.
I have tried selecting the apps as "Do Not Optimise" under Battery Optimisation settings but that didn't change anything.
I have a nasty habit of closing all apps in the recent bar, but I am trying to see if leaving it open will fix, but I would really like a solution where I would not have to do that.
I am running Android 7.1.1 on a Nexus5X. What can I do?
EDIT: Noticed that IFTTT's Geofence works.