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General Turn Of Lattitude inc battery helpful hint

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jbuck1984, May 4, 2010.

  1. jbuck1984

    jbuck1984 Well-Known Member
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    Over the weekend my battery was pretty good until I started playing with google maps. I accidently turned privacy on to lattitude and my battery was draining even though GPS was off. Lattitude will find you through tower location whcih uses cellular power! Much better this morning when I turned this feature off.

    In fact google sent me an email letting me know I forgot to turn it off.

    Thank god Im not a convict eh!

    PS- feel free to merge with battery threads if need be.
     

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  2. russell5

    russell5 Well-Known Member
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    i had this feature on when i had my droid too but i never noticed a battery drain turned on vs off. But that could be me.

    I assume the cell tower gps doesn't use that much
     
  3. Ladera

    Ladera Well-Known Member
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    Is this the "use my location" setting under "privacy?"
     
  4. gruss

    gruss Well-Known Member
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    Lattitide never bugged my Eris. Dont know about this phone yet.
     

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