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Google maps on ambient display?

  1. sanju140680 Froyo Jun 20, 2019

    sanju140680, Jun 20, 2019 :
    Just wondering if one plus would come up with this feature. Would be really helpful I think.

    The problem - When using directions in the phone, the screen has to remain on. Consumes battery for hours.

    Solution - I was thinking if Google maps could still be displayed in the ambient display with the screen off in greyscale mode? So even with screen off, one could still use Google maps and directions.

    What do others say?
     

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  2. Kytharsis Marshmallow Jun 20, 2019

    Kytharsis, Jun 20, 2019 :
    Invest in a car charger if driving.
     

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  3. sanju140680 Froyo Jun 20, 2019

    sanju140680, Jun 20, 2019 :
    It's not about investing in a car charger. I'm more worried about the phone battery and usability.

    P. S. Already have the original one plus charger, but that's not the point.
     

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  4. Kytharsis Marshmallow Jun 20, 2019

    Kytharsis, Jun 20, 2019 :
    Then nope, this won't ever be a thing.
     

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  5. cozzmat Honeycomb Jun 20, 2019

    cozzmat, Jun 20, 2019 :
    However, Google Maps continues to give you "voice" directions even when the phone display is switched off!
     

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  6. Muhsin_Sultan Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 22, 2019

    Muhsin_Sultan, Jun 22, 2019 :
    Maybe try turning on Reading Mode in the Google Maps app. Turns it grayscale. Or you could just lock your phone and just listen to voice directions
     

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