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Tracking Power
It specifies how aggressively the app will track. The default setting is medium, which gives you a new location update every 5 to 10 minutes. If you want more frequent update, choose the high setting, which updates every 1 to 2 minutes.  Currently, my setting is High


Getting data out

Next, the data can be extracted to XLS og CVS, but this was to manual, I wanted to utilize and automate, so I signed up for API services, which has 2 primary functions:

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I leave it blank, so the REST Url will be called every 60 secs. Also refer to "Tracking Power" above.

Presenting the data

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Looking at possible visualisations, I first went for the map/geostats visualisation, but the density and zoomlevel is more world event like than street/block level needed, so I installed the Location Tracker - Custom Visualization.

And created the needed search:

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index="followmee" | dedup _time | eval User="Normann" | table _time "Data{}.Latitude" "Data{}.Longitude" User

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As follow me reports a lot of the same data on the API when the phone is not moving by reporting same time as last for same location, the "dedup" command removes these. The current search is not time important, only location specific. For Time importance, I would problably make another Dashboard

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