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  1. nastynazz

    nastynazz Active Member

    i have the circle with a cross icon shown above on my connect. does that mean gps is on? how do i turn on and off gps?

  2. chrlswltrs

    chrlswltrs Well-Known Member

    Go to settings -> location -> and uncheck GPS satellites... unless lg is different since I haven't used an lg phone in a while
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  3. dslaven

    dslaven Active Member

    The icon is for location by network. You can turn it off by going to settings/location and uncheck location by network.
  4. chknhwk

    chknhwk Well-Known Member

    I have an issue with my phone that when I turn off gps by the drop down quick settings the location cross hairs doesn't always go away (I have find my location by wifi and cell towers always disabled) and I have to go into settings, turn it on then turn it off again. Strange, but that's what my phone does sometimes.
  5. dslaven

    dslaven Active Member

    I've noticed the same thing, even with all location settings off. Had to turn location on and back off to remove it.
  6. nastynazz

    nastynazz Active Member

    thanks for your help, im curious to see if it on does it consume a lot of battery life?
  7. robertkoa

    robertkoa Well-Known Member

    I don't have a Connect-yet, but wonder about GPS and battery life also- guessing that battery drain is fairly low but since it's continuous with GPS ON, probably adds up after 6 or 8 hours- even a 3% constant drain ....

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