1. Lecrae116's Avatar
    How can I reduce this without it defeating the purpose of having a smartphone?
    08-08-2013 02:01 PM
  2. SpookDroid's Avatar
    This is most likely the constant location polling. I turned it off from Google Now and Google Maps (the setting says "Report Location from this Device"; set it to Never and it won't poll for your location all the time, just when you're actively using the app) and voilŠ! Nearly 50% better battery life.
    08-08-2013 02:07 PM
  3. Lecrae116's Avatar
    Location reporting is off all I have is Google now enabled and GPS with network location on
    08-08-2013 02:49 PM
  4. cleveland216's Avatar
    Install Titanium Backup and see what apps you are allowed to "Freeze." I froze Google Services and I found that my Google Search, Google Calendar, and Google Keep needed the service. If you are ok with not using those 3 apps (could be more) then freeze Google Services. I'm not sure if you need root though (I have root and I can freeze it with no problem)
    08-08-2013 03:34 PM

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