OK - but I assume that having the GPS turned on is still a drain as it gets
constant fixes - but I must admit this is pure speculation! If what they
say is true then I guess you turn GPS on until the app has a fix and then
turn it off and see if this makes a difference?
On 19 December 2014 at 11:39, eBird ACT <> wrote:
> That was my initial theory too, but I am advised by the Birdseye team that
> once Birdlog has sourced your location, it no longer uses location services.
> On 19 Dec 2014, at 11:36, Dave Torr <> wrote:
> I cannot comment directly on either the app or on iPhones, but my
> observation on other devices is that use of "location services" - i.e. GPS
> - does cause a heavy load on the battery, although I have never quantified
> On 19 December 2014 at 10:46, eBird ACT <> wrote:
> > Good morning, seasons greetings and please excuse the cross posting,
> > I would like to know if other users of the superb Birdlog ANZ app are
> > having issues with the app draining their iPhone battery. I have used the
> > app on an iPhone 4S, 5S and now on a 6+, all with the same issue of
> > battery drain. Despite the much larger battery on the 6+, in 4 hours
> > yesterday I was down to almost 20% battery. One of the reasons I bought
> > the 6+ was because of the larger battery.
> > I have put the phone in airplane mode, and turned off location services,
> > but to me the former defeats the purpose of having a phone.
> > I am currently communicating with the Birdseye team to try and trouble
> > shoot my issues. So is this me or is this happening across the Birdlog
> > user group?
> > Regards
> > Alastair
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