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Update on Beta Testing 3/20/2021

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  Hi!  We continue to need beta-testers for additional survey feedback!    We’ve had good response on GPS accuracy, testing within a radius of 16ft to 105ft under most indoor and outdoor conditions. However, we've been made aware of some issues:   Some iPhone 8 users are unable to send “beacons” to Android phones. Some iPhone 11 users are getting a “white screen” after accepting the EULA. Therefore we need more iPhone 11 beta testers to determine why this is happening and to fix it! That's why beta-testing and YOU, as beta-testers are so important!   Your feedback is CRUCIAL!  Please remember to complete the survey (link below)  after testing. THANK YOU!  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc5YVo4c7QTD964DvjrqUELBE1rAymQfrTap6XMPmFcuZ2iHA/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&gxids=7628   www.Beaconeer.US

Steps in the TestFlight beta-testing process for Beaconeer™Lite, build#202111489

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Hi Beta Testers, Thanks for the feedback. Keep it coming!  Here's how the TestFlight beta-testing process should proceed , for  Beaconeer ™ Lite, build#202111489.  Purpose of beta-test : To assess whether the accuracy of the GPS location is within a radius of 16ft to 105ft of the user's actual location. This test is for iPhones only. It is assumed you have downloaded the free  TestFlight app from  https://testflight.apple.com/     To begin testing click on this link   https://testflight.apple.com/join/Pi4VuTnD    Follow the TestFlight prompts and click on "Start Testing"  1 . At initial use of  Beaconeer ™ Lite, you will first see the   "Splash" Screen with the Beaconeer ™ Lite logo  2. At the "Home" screen click on the text as shown below. It will take you to the EULA page. 3 . At the EULA page , SCROLL to BOTTOM to ACCEPT the END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT 4. Once you accept the EULA, you will be sent to the  Beaconeer ™ Lite  Ops Screen. Allow p

WANTED...Beta-testers for Beaconeer™Lite GPS accuracy!

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  Hi There!  We are seeking volunteer *TestFlight beta-testers, 18 yrs +, to test the GPS functionality of our Beaconeer™Lite app on your iPhone. As the app developers, we want to make sure that the Beaconeer™Lite app will generate reliable Longitude, Latitude, and Vicinity address information, when initiated by the app user. This beta-test is fun and easy-peasy! If you are interested in learning to develop iPhone apps that can make a positive difference and earn revenue, this volunteer opportunity is for YOU!  Learn to test iPhone apps first! Add "iPhone Test Flight Beta-Tester" to your resume! Before you test the Beaconeer™Lite Build Version #202111489, a few facts about GPS and Smartphones: Exact "pin-point" address" GPS accuracy is not guaranteed with most Smartphones. Per GPS.gov , even under the best conditions, typical Smartphone GPS (Latitude, Longitude) may be accurate within a 16 foot radius. Therefore, our claim for the Beaconeer™Lite app is that GP

"All Must Know Facts about iPhone GPS Accuracy"

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  Since GPS is the core feature of the The Beaconeer ™ Lite app for iPhone (currently in stage 2 beta-test) , here's an informative article to increase our user's awareness how your on-board location sensor affects accuracy of apps that rely upon it!  "Part 1: How accurate is iPhone location data? Well we can't actually state the exact figures or particularize with a term to tell the accuracy of GPS on iPhone. However, it is indeed true that the more you use a GPS based app in your device, the more iPhone GPS accuracy will increase. Also, the more GPS feature is being enabled and used, the higher the accuracy of GPS on iPhone. Putting in simpler terms, GPS or location services of your iPhone keeps on trying to get the signals and as it advances, the results of accuracy can be enhanced and assured...."  see full article, courtesy of Virtual Location 

Beta-test is over! Thank you for testing.

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  Hello to All Beaconeer Lite Beta-Testers! Again, THANK YOU for participating. The Beaconeer Lite app is now in Apple App Review stage.  As you will see from the image below, while we didn’t get the numbers of people testing that we would have liked , however, the number of testing “ sessions ” was over 100…and no “crashes” reported by Test Flight. That’s fantastic. Please look at our previous blog posts, on some of the “known issues” discovered during the test. If you haven’t had an opportunity already, please complete this post beta-test survey We are looking forward to sharing good news in the days to come. Peace! P. Kelly, co-Developer F. Avery, co-Developer Beaconeer ™  for Android and Beaconeer ™ Lite for iPhone. “Made by women, for women, and Everyone we care about!”

More feedback on Beaconeer™Lite beta test - Font Size

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Hi Beaconeer™Lite beta testers. Thanks for the continuous feedback! One beta tester, with an iPhone6s reported that the fonts in the app were oversized and distorted, as shown below, left. Your screen should look more proportioned like the image below, right. On models prior to iPhone 10, this oversized distortion may be common. Below is the solution to getting proper resolution for Beaconeer™Lite and any other app that appears this way Try it and let us know if it DOESN'T resolve the problem. Thanks! #beaconeerlite #betatester #fontsize #oversizefont #screen #distortion

Beta testing feedback Beaconeer™Lite

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  We're getting great feedback on the beta-test for Beaconeer ™ Lite . Perhaps you've noticed these "slight imperfections" reported by a tester.. . "Tried it on 2 different iPhones – it passed all 4 of the tests as shown in the video. Changes to think about in a future build (I wouldn’t be surprised if you already have this in mind): 1.Make navigation between pages more intuitive (nav bar, etc.??) 2.Text field for entering phone number – the word “phone #” sticks around unless you are deliberate about removing before inputing the numbers 3.Make the button size the same (I like the colors)" ------------------------------------------------------ Here's our answers below ... Thanks so much for feedback JXXCCC... 1.We'll try out a navigation bar in next version. The reason we didn't this time is because there are only 3 screens with primary functionality, that we thought are easily accessible using the top menu buttons: Beaconeer Lite Ops Screen Edi