why must gps be on to use digits

pcamoglino

    I just downloaded the app on my Nexus 6p and in order to activate the digits number I am asked to activate location services.  Why is this necessary. Having the GPS on while second number is active will dramatically lower battery life.

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      • tmo_evan

        Re: why must gps be on to use digits

        Thanks for letting us know about your concern.  We can look at how to optimize this, but the main reason GPS needs to be on is since it is required since the application tries to be very smart about where you are located in order to optimize for roaming.  That said, we can go back and take another look at this to see if we can be a little smarter about having to have GPS on all the time.

        • tmo_marissa

          Re: why must gps be on to use digits

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