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Location icon always visible

  1. lmerega
    Honeycomb Feb 6, 2017

    lmerega , Feb 6, 2017 :
    Hallo, as you can see in the screenshot, location icon is always present in status bar if I select high precision.
    How can I know who is using this service?
    Is this normal?

    Thx

    Luca
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  2. Bartnl
    Lollipop Feb 6, 2017

    Bartnl , Feb 6, 2017 :
    Settings>Location service and there you will find a list with the apps using it.
    And it is normal to see the icon as you have turned your GPS on. Turn it off and the icon is gone.
     

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  3. uddinnasir
    Froyo Feb 6, 2017


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  4. lmerega
    Honeycomb Feb 6, 2017

    lmerega , Feb 6, 2017 :
    Ok, it was Trackr app using the GPS 24/7.
    I have to solve this with them.

    Thx

    .luca
     

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  5. G_VISHAL_GOHIL_Uafw
    Donut Apr 19, 2017


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  6. dpwiin
    Cupcake Jun 30, 2017

    dpwiin , Jun 30, 2017 :
    I'm afraid I don't know how to tell which apps use the location 24x7 but what made the location icon disappear from the status bar for me, is changing the Mode from High accuracy to Battery saving.
     

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  7. Bartnl
    Lollipop Jun 30, 2017

    Bartnl , Jun 30, 2017 :
    The question of this thread has been answered already on 06-02-2017. Please scan an existing thread to see if it is old/solved/etc before you answer.

    Setting your phone on battery savings will shut down your GPS completely, which was not wanted.
     

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  8. I1596472692444
    Cupcake Sep 23, 2020


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  9. Bobbie63
    Marshmallow Sep 24, 2020

    Bobbie63 , Sep 24, 2020 :
    Have you tried to wipe cache and data of the launcher?

    btw I read you got a OP8, so you’re a bit in the wrong place posting here.

    edit:

    btw just read you got a OP8, so you’re a bit off posting in this section but while I’m at it, are you maybe from India an did you have Scout installed, if so, turn off location there.
     

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