James Montemagno
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James Montemagno


iOS iBeacon Background Region Monitoring

Earlier this year when iOS 8 was released I wrote up a quick blog post on how to ensure you can scan for iBeacons with the new CLLocationManager RequestWhenInUseAuthorization flag. However recently I have received a lot of questions about how to scan for iBeacons when the app is in the background or when it has been dismissed completely. Apple has some amazing docs on how this functionality works, but here are the basics. Monitoring != Ranging Don’t be confused by these two words. Ranging…

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