Since google decided to cripple background scanning in order to protect phone battery life, a lot of the original ibeacon or Eddystone android apps no longer work because they fail to detect the beacon reliably.
That includes the following community project:
Is anyone using beacons with Android successfully for SmartThings presence in December 2018/2019 , and if so, how?
I use IBeacons for micro-location at my house, as I’ve mentioned previously, but I am using iOS devices so it’s much easier.
I get asked the question about android all the time, but I don’t have a good answer now.
Here is my most recent answer which has several links to 2018 articles, but nothing which really solves this particular use case:
So if anybody is using them successfully with android devices for presence or microlocation, could you let us know the details?