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Sprint Nav Constantly Rearing Its Head

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by CitizenD, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. CitizenD

    CitizenD Well-Known Member
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    I know a number of us have had problems with Messaging draining the phone's resources, but how about Sprint Navigation? I kid you not, I have killed that app three times in the last hour. It's not a widget on one of my screens, nor have I even used it once. I'm opening the app now to see if there's something I can fix, but I'm curious if anyone else has this happen frequently, too.
     

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  2. wirelessness

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  3. crake001

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    All the time, I would just remove it, but i like the app besides the fact it runs for no apparent reason.
     
  4. dvdqnoc

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    Crossing my fingers that this is one of the things that will be fixed from the upcoming MR.
     
  5. zombdroid

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    Never happened to me either. I am courious if you have installed a program that may use the GPS and keeps calling the application. Does it do it after you do a soft reset and before you actually use Sprint Nav?

    Have you tried a hard reset?
     
  6. CitizenD

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    It always does it after a soft reset. I did a hard reset a few days ago when my screen started wigging out, which I attributed to not using the charger the phone came with. Not sure if I have a program that accesses GPS, but I'll go through and check. I love using Sprint Nav, I just don't like when it eats up my phone's processing and battery powers, which seems to be par for the course with this thing right now.
     
  7. CitizenD

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    I do have a number of apps that can access GPS, but I haven't noticed any that I open on a consistent basis that would start it up. I just disabled GPS in the settings to see if that helps. Perhaps that was a no-brainer.

    However, I also noticed that Voice Dialer and something titled com.coremobility.app.vnotes also start up without me opening them.
     
  8. bobeink

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    did the update fix this issue? anyone?
     
  9. mindctrl

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    I have this issue too with Sprint Nav constantly opening itself for no apparent reason. I just installed the update and will have to test it.
     
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