Got hit by the G2 overnight battery drain. Checked battery usage, and 91% was Google Maps. Which shouldn’t have been running. Hmmm…

Got hit by the G2 overnight battery drain. Checked battery usage, and 91% was Google Maps. Which shouldn’t have been running. Hmmm…

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Normally I turn off GPS when I get home. Last night I didn’t. Coincidence that Maps drained a ton of my G2’s battery this time? Not likely!

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Weird: I went back to phone info after uninstalling Maps updates & now it’s not listed. Instead of 91% maps its 30% cell, 30% wifi, etc.

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New post: G2 Battery Drain, Google Maps & GPS

https://hyperborea.org/journal/2011/08/g2-battery-drain-google-maps-gps/

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Got hit by the G2 overnight battery drain. Checked battery usage, and 91% was Google Maps. Which shouldn’t have been running. Normally I turn GPS off when I get home, but last night I didn’t. Coincidence? Unlikely….

Some followup:

https://hyperborea.org/journal/2011/08/g2-battery-drain-google-maps-gps/

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