Support gps toggle widget

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by sk8skanj, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. sk8skanj

    sk8skanj Well-Known Member
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    Hoe does leaving this on effect battery lfe? I don't use apps that require it a lot but I wouldn't mind its functionallity when i do use it.
     

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  2. nightfishing

    nightfishing Well-Known Member
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    If nothing is calling on it, gps doesn't use much juice.

    I leave mine on 24/7.
     
  3. justinandroid

    justinandroid Member
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    I was worried about that at first too, but now I just leave it on all the time. Really seems to have no impact as long as you don't use GPS intensive apps. For instance, Google Tracks will run the battery down faster than you can blink an eye :)
     
  4. sk8skanj

    sk8skanj Well-Known Member
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    That's what I was hoping for, thanks.
     
  5. yojoe600

    yojoe600 Well-Known Member
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    mines always on.. its like hardly nothing on battery but if you are using maps then it will use battery
     
  6. cozzywozzy

    cozzywozzy Member
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    The only time GPS is drawing power, from what I've heard, is when you see the satellite icon at the top of the screen.
     
  7. soapinmouth

    soapinmouth Well-Known Member
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    The stock power bar widget has it
     

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