at&t navigator auto launches

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by TrAiChEic, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. TrAiChEic

    TrAiChEic Member
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    I've only had my captivate a few days now, and despite the known gps issues I like it.
    However, I've noticed that when I receive a text message at&t navigator launches in the background. The video and media players sometimes launch on their own as well.
    No complaints about battery life, I only use about half of it in a day. But why would these applications belaunching on their own? (besides the known facts: at&t sucks and I should root the phone.)
     

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  2. TrAiChEic

    TrAiChEic Member
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  3. mi04se1

    mi04se1 Well-Known Member
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    Mine randomely opens apps. I have a task killer and Ill just close them.
     
  4. getDange

    getDange Well-Known Member
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    OP - probably it is a heavy, slow, ATT-style coded app, so ATT decided to run it in background so it is available faster to whoever wants to launch it?
    Reason really does not matter - you can't do anything to config that autostart unless you root.
     

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