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TehNrdTehNrd 

BUG: Salesforce1 HTML5 Geolocation is broke on Android

HTML5 Geolocation does not work well on the Android version of Salesforce1. The Salesforce1 app permission for location accuracy is "approximate location":

 

 

This is not using the device GPS! This means all webviews (publisher actions & visualforce pages) inside the app are not able to get an accurate GPS location from the phone when using the HTML5 geolocaiton functionality as it inherits permissions from the parent app. User location can be off by half a mile or more!

 

I would consider this a major issue for a mobile application and I hope salesforce.com can put out a patch quickly.

 

Partner Portal Case #: 10004101

Sonam_SFDCSonam_SFDC
Hi,

Thanks for bringing this to our notice.

After working with you on the Salesforce case, a known issue has been raised which can be tracked on the below link:
https://success.salesforce.com/issues_view?id=a1p30000000T2APAA0
Caleb SidelCaleb Sidel
Hi Sonam,
The link you referenced 
https://success.salesforce.com/issues_view?id=a1p30000000T2APAA0 seems to be broken. Any update on the known issue on Android? Thank you!
SonamSonam (Salesforce Developers) 
Hi Caleb, I checked internally does seem like this is fixed yet, however, I'm confirming with my team and will update you on this.