Automatic Pro setup fails at "Screen overlay detected"

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I just upgraded my LG G3 (Verizon VS 985) to the latest version of the Marshmallow 6.0.0 custom ROM I use on the phone. Automatic Pro worked fine on the previous version of the ROM (also MM 6.0.0--the newest version incorporates the latest Verizon security fixes). I have to reinstall Automatic Pro. Everything goes fine through the login to my account. The next step asks me to allow Automatic Pro to access my location. I tap "Agree" and I am then taken to a screen that says, "Screen overlay detected. To change this permission setting, you first have to turn off the screen overlay from Settings--Apps". When I tap "Open Settings" I am taken to an Android screen that says "draw over other apps" which lists most of the apps I have installed on the phone, but NOT Automatic Pro. At this point I tap the "back triangle" button on the phone which takes me to a screen that says "Cannot access location. To use this feature, please allow location access in Settings." When I tap Settings, this takes me to an "App info" screen with Automatic Pro shown. If I tap on "permissions" I'm taken to a screen that allows me to turn on or turn off permissions. When I try to turn on "Your location" I'm taken back to the "Screen overlay detected" screen. At that point, I'm in an endless loop between the "App permissions" and "Screen overlay detected" screens. If I tap the "back triangle" button on the phone, I get the message "Unfortunately, Automatic Pro has stopped". At that point, every time I try to start Automatic Pro, I get the "Unfortunately, Automatic Pro has stopped" message. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Automatic Pro multiple times, but that doesn't help. Any ideas on how I can get Automatic Pro working? Thanks in advance for your help.
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I'm asking our Android engineers about this, Ed.
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Hi, Ed. Our Android engineer says that it seems that the custom ROM is overwriting some default OS components. Our app needs location permission and location access. Can you try granting them before opening the app so it doesn't rely on our login flow to redirect you to those settings?
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