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General What does "google background data sync" option do?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jessekapp, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. jessekapp

    jessekapp New Member
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    Is this something I should turn off to preserve battery or should I just leave it alone?
     

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  2. GrdLock

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    It'll disable syncing of your Gmail, Google Contacts, and Google Calendar. If you use any of those things, I'd leave it on.
     
  3. pkopalek

    pkopalek Well-Known Member
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    I turn off syncing my Contacts.

    I sync my Calendar and my Gmail, since I use both of them very frequently (especially the calendar, for work).

    I turn on the Contacts sync like once a week or once a month, just to make sure my contacts are backed up. it saves a little battery to turn any of them off.
     

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