Recording Journeys with an Android Phone

Using the Journey functionality of Vehicle Fuel Tracker allows you to monitor your speed and the impact it has upon fuel consumption. The most convenient way to use the Journey functionality, is to use a (GPS enabled) Android smartphone and two free apps to track your journeys and make the log files easily available for import.

The Apps you'll require are

Speedview provides GPS track logging functionality, whilst Dropsync can be used to automatically sync the resulting track files to your Dropbox account. From here, the files can directly be imported through the Vehicle Fuel Tracker site.

Other dedicated GPS devices also provide track logging functionality, however you will need to manually export the track files in order to be able to import them into the Vehicle Management API.

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Importing GPX Files

Using the Journey functionality of Vehicle Fuel Tracker allows you to monitor your speed and the impact it has upon fuel consumption. 

There are various ways you can generate and capture GPX track files, including with an Android Smartphone. This documentation, however, focuses solely on using the GPX Import interface, whether to upload a GPX track file from your computer, or to select one from your Dropbox account. 

It's important to understand that GPX files are not fully imported at time of submission, they are in fact queued for the next processing run (which currently occur every 15 minutes)

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