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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by zBernie, Jun 28, 2021.

  1. zBernie

    zBernie Newbie
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    My kid has a Motorola G Power cell phone. I have location history enabled, but when I attempt to view the history in Google Maps, it indicates that there is no history. It says that location history is enabled, so I'm not sure why I see no location history.
     



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  2. puppykickr

    puppykickr Android Expert

    Look inside the Google account on the child's device instead.
     
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  3. zBernie

    zBernie Newbie
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    Evidently I should have been more specific; I was referring to my kid's account. Looking at my kid's account, location history is enabled, yet there is no history to be viewed.
     
  4. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    Could be your kid disabled it? Didn't want daddy tracking him/her?
     
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  5. zBernie

    zBernie Newbie
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    I mentioned in my original post that location history was enabled on my kids phone. Considering the fact that location history is enabled, and there is no location data at all for ANY days, I suspect there is another issue, rather than my kid disabling location tracking.
     
  6. puppykickr

    puppykickr Android Expert

    That info can easilly be deleted.
    Location could be on, but the apps required for it to work may be disabled.

    I can turn location on and nothing shows up on my account either.
     
  7. zBernie

    zBernie Newbie
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    My kid did not delete the location data. I have mine enabled, and nothing is displayed either. You should not be able to enable location history and then no location history is displayed. Whatever apps are needed for it to work then, should be explained better by google, which has been doing a poor job with user interfaces for many years. Or maybe google is just interested in monetizing your location, which is why it is so obtuse.
     
    #7 zBernie, Jul 1, 2021
    Last edited: Jul 1, 2021
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The Motorola Moto G Power release date was 1 April. Features and Specs include a 6.4" inch screen, 16MP camera, 4GB RAM, Snapdragon 665 processor, and 5000mAh battery.

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