Support Browser uses GPS even when set not to..?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by James Bell, Jan 24, 2010.

  1. James Bell

    James Bell Well-Known Member
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    I see the GPS icon light up when I'm using (or just quit using) the browser. I check the Spare Parts Battery History and the browser is the only app shown to have used the GPS. But in Browser Settings I have Enable Location unchecked and no special exception sites in Website Settings.

    So as far as I can see I've told the browser not to use the GPS in every place possible yet it still does. Any ideas?
     

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  2. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member
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    Turn GPS off not needed?
     
  3. James Bell

    James Bell Well-Known Member
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    I want Google Maps and a few other apps to have the GPS though.
     
  4. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member
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    That's why I said 'not needed' turn it back on when it is needed ;)
     
  5. gibson6594

    gibson6594 Well-Known Member
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    Pretty sure there is a separate setting which enables the browser and network to locate you for specific actions...i.e- the news/weather app
     
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