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Old January 25th, 2013, 11:21 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Default Re: Question about going on cruise and Airplane mode

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Originally Posted by Dngrsone View Post
Personally, I'd turn off GPS while you're at it. That will extend your battery life a little, too.
Actually it doesn't make any difference unless you run an app that uses it.

When I first got my phone I was paranoid about battery - constantly watching current drain, seeing how far I could stretch it by turning stuff off or down, and GPS stayed off unless I was going to run Maps. Then I saw people who I knew knew their stuff left it on, so I tried. And yup, it made no difference at all.

Of course if you are running apps which would use GPS if available that's a different matter. But otherwise there's no need to turn it off.
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