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Support Google Maps always on?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by CrackaG, May 5, 2010.

  1. CrackaG

    CrackaG Member
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    My google maps constantly runs in the background (at least thats what the system and app manager tell me)

    Am I the only one with this issue? It seems that no matter how many times I kill google maps with my process/app killer it pops back up and on seconds later?

    Is there a way to permanently keep it from coming online until I want to actually use it?

    Every time i look at my battery use google maps is at like 80% but I dont even use it! I feel like this is heavily affecting my battery life
     

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  2. callmeox

    callmeox Well-Known Member
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    Are you signed in to Latitude and sharing your location? That may be the culprit.
     
  3. CrackaG

    CrackaG Member
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    That could be it, I turned it off to see.

    It still shows it up in my Process Manager App everytime I refresh even after I kill it....damn....what gives
     
  4. BB2DROID

    BB2DROID Well-Known Member
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    Same happened to me i just powered off and back on, works fine now. Mine was so bad the phone was almost on fire when i charged it. That was yesterday all good so far.
     
  5. azak

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    I've been having the same issue as the OP. I do not have Latitude installed, and my GPS is turned off. I use a task killer program, but this still keeps returning. Normally I wouldn't care, but this is responsible for about 20% of my battery's depletion.
     
  6. azak

    azak Well-Known Member
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    Has anyone been able to solve this?
     
  7. SeattleYanksFan

    SeattleYanksFan Well-Known Member
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    Bump, started having this problem last week and it's destroying my battery life.
     
  8. ash999

    ash999 New Member
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    BUMP Bump

    Just got the LG Optimus V (Virgin Mobile) and Maps will not stop no matter what I do. My Girlfriend has the same problem with the Droid Incredible on Verizon.

    Maybe I should just root my phone and delete it, however I do like the navigation, not sure if maps is needed for that.
     
  9. rfox54

    rfox54 Active Member
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    and DO NOT UPDATE. Titanium Backup saved me.
     

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