1. chuckiev79's Avatar
    I had the day off today and I came across this. I looked into this in the past and everyone always stated it requires root. I didn't believe it would work but had to try. I tested it and works pretty freakin sweet!

    Turn GPS on when in Google Maps, turn it off otherwise (No Root!) | AutoApps Forums
    FF22 likes this.
    07-13-17 06:47 PM
  2. BigBadWulf's Avatar
    I'd be surprised if you saw much difference in battery consumption. The system controls GPS already.
    07-13-17 10:08 PM
  3. chuckiev79's Avatar
    You may be right. But it's cool that it's even possible and I always turn gps off when I'm not using it.
    07-14-17 12:16 AM
  4. FF22's Avatar
    I, also, leave the gps ON all of the time although I do deny Google access to storing history/location.

    That does not seem to interfere with my periodic use of google maps. That way I don't have to futz to turn it on for geo-tagging photos nor for my TRACKing program (Nogago) for hiking, bike rides and x-country ski trips. Oh, yes and the Accuweather app.
    BigBadWulf likes this.
    07-14-17 09:20 AM

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