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Does Telstra Air interfere with GPS apps on Android?

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Strange problem. After downloading the Telstra Air app on to my Galaxy S9+ my Glympse app which I have used for years could no longer operate correctly. Tracking on the receiving phone was all over the place. I removed the Telstra Air app and the problem went away.

In the process of fault finding I tried the same configuration on my wife's Galaxy S8+ and got the same results.

It appears that the Telstra Air app is interfering with our GPS/Data. Has anyone had similar problems?

Old Wizard.
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Re: Does Telstra Air interfere with GPS apps on Android?

Instead of uninstalling the Telstra Air App have you tried to the Sleeping Apps list so that it doesn't run in background?

 

Settings > Device Care > Battery > Settings (Three dots top right) > Sleeping Apps

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Level 24: Supreme Being
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Re: Does Telstra Air interfere with GPS apps on Android?

Instead of uninstalling the Telstra Air App have you tried to the Sleeping Apps list so that it doesn't run in background?

 

Settings > Device Care > Battery > Settings (Three dots top right) > Sleeping Apps

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Redgumtv
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Re: Does Telstra Air interfere with GPS apps on Android?

Sure did. But that was no help. Same problem. As soon as I removed Telstra Air my Glympse app works again.

Old Wizard.
Redgumtv
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Re: Does Telstra Air interfere with GPS apps on Android?

I'm not discounting the Glympse app may have problems (I've emailed Glympse as well) but I use it much more often than Telstra Air and need it working daily.

Old Wizard.

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