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12th August 2014, 12:34 PM   |  #1  
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Just installed the network speed indicator and noticed that I have constant network activity that I just can't get rid of.
On my Nexus 5 I had aokp installed and the indicator was part of the rom and after settings things up and disabling all auto update in apps I had (for the most time) zero network activity.
Now on my bacon I have the same apps, with the same setup (even uninstalled a couple apps) but the newtork activity just won't stop.
I just downloaded the "Network Connections" app and it seems that "Google Contacts Sync" uses the network all the time.
I already tried turning off all sync functions, but it just won't stop.
I mean it's only a couple of bytes most of the time... but shouldn't it be dead silent, when sync is turned off?
12th August 2014, 01:12 PM   |  #2  
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Yeah, mine is constantly using 150 bytes to 1KB at all times. Strange.
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It collects and sends all your contact to OPO to secure the customer base to know whom they can send the invites in future.
ROFL!

But, seriously , it's not ok.
My Xperia Z is dead silent. But this little chinese OPO Snowden talks too much to my taste.
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12th August 2014, 02:18 PM   |  #4  
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It really does seem a little too chatty.
Never had that on my gnex nor on my nexus 5.
And I just don't know what else I could turn off... As far as I see, I disabled everything that might cause the activity, but it still won't stop sending and receiving a couple of bytes every second.
12th August 2014, 02:47 PM   |  #5  
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I don't have this problem, but I have auto-sync turned off.

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12th August 2014, 02:48 PM   |  #6  
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This is getting silly.
I was able to stop the "Google Contacts Sync" activity by deleting maps and now the Google Backup Transport won't stop.
I don't get it...

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I don't have this problem, but I have auto-sync turned off.

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Me too.
I don't have one single function on this phone anymore that is allowed to sync.
No notifications, no weather updates, no syncs, nothing.
Like I said...I don't get it.

Ps. This is getting ridiculous, I'm gonna start from scratch, see if that helps.
Thanks anyway, guys.
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