Google maps draining the batteryGeneral


  1. bmw_328ci

    bmw_328ci Member

    Since the most-recent update to Google Maps, it constantly drains my battery, even if I'm not using anything that should cause Maps to run. Anyone else having this problem? Any suggestions?

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  2. hilmar2k

    hilmar2k Well-Known Member

    Are you backing out of the app, or just hitting the home button?
  3. bmw_328ci

    bmw_328ci Member

    The other thing consuming the battery is the Internet browser,everytime I close it it shows it is still running.
  4. bmw_328ci

    bmw_328ci Member

    I am backing out and I am using a task manager now to close it.
  5. MikeC01

    MikeC01 Active Member

    I think that's from Google Now accessing the maps app. Try turning off Google Now.
  6. Ibrick

    Ibrick Well-Known Member

    In settings go to location and uncheck Verizon location.

    Also in maps, go to settings and location and make sure everything is unchecked so it's not constantly updating your location for Latitude.
  7. red arrow

    red arrow Well-Known Member

    I've also seen this. The funny thing about it is I haven't used google maps in about a month.
  8. atakin77

    atakin77 Well-Known Member

    Open the Maps open, the go to Settings --> Location Settings.

    Uncheck all location reporting, history, and latitude location sharing services. Unchecking these eliminated the problem on my end.
  9. bluereef

    bluereef New Member

    I can attest to that, yesterday by noontime I was at 45%. Uninstalled update, at 82% at noontime today.
  10. kumkwat

    kumkwat Member

    Ever use JuiceDefender? I had some battery issues initially with the DNA and then a friend recommended that and it's done wonders along with the task manager. Might be worth checking out.

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