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I'm a once a week user of Maps. So I need it, but often it doesn't even run between reboots. On ICS it seems to be killing 10% of my battery no matter what. I've tried turning off GPS. Any suggestions other than freezing it?
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Are you signed into Latitude, maybe? That might be something to check.
 
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Are you signed into Latitude, maybe? That might be something to check.
Not signed into it. Not even signed up for it. I also disabled the reporting of location back to Google and using wifi for location. I should say I first rebooted and didn't start maps, then a day later tried no GPS/reboot/no maps, then no GPS/location reporting/wifi location/no maps.
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I'm also seeing the same thing. After the screen, maps is using up to 20% of my battery. I haven't even used maps much since I got the phone.
 
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Very strange. I remember on my Nexus S, Latitude would DESTROY the battery, but signing out of Latitude would fix it. It's not the most scientific thing, but I suggest signing into Latitude and then signing out of it.
 
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Same here guys. Use it once a week, and it has 10% of the battery. Must be some sort of location service.
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Maybe make sure the "Automatic caching" is set to Wi-Fi Only and not Wi-Fi or mobile networks?
 
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There is a setting in stock browser to do with location. When I had this enabled I had this problem but once I disabled I no longer lose battery to maps so its worth investigating.

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I noticed there is an update out today that mentions bug fixes on newer devices...
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Maps update didn't seem to change anything. I also have the same problem on ICS galaxy nexus.

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