Huawei P9

Huawei P9

Android 6.0

Short battery life on my Huawei P9 Android 6.0

Cause 1 of 10: GPS is turned on

If GPS is turned on on the phone, the power consumption may increase.

Solution: Turn off GPS.

Step 1 of 9

Find "Location services"

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top the screen.

Step 2 of 9

Find "Location services"

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 9

Find "Location services"

Press Advanced settings.

Step 4 of 9

Find "Location services"

Press Location services.

Step 5 of 9

Turn use of GPS position on or off

Press the indicator next to "Access to my location" to turn the function on or off.

Step 6 of 9

Select positioning method

If you select Use GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile networks, your phone can find your exact position using the GPS satellites, the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.

Step 7 of 9

Select positioning method

If you select Use Wi-Fi and mobile networks, your phone can find your approximate position using the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks.

Step 8 of 9

Select positioning method

If you select USse GPS only, your phone can find your exact position using the GPS satellites but it may take longer as there is no access to supplementary information from the mobile network or nearby Wi-Fi networks.

Step 9 of 9

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1 Find "Location services"

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press Advanced settings.
Press Location services.

2 Turn use of GPS position on or off

Press the indicator next to "Access to my location" to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on geotagging, your phone can find your position using GPS. If you turn off the function, you can't use any GPS functions on your phone.

3 Select positioning method

If you select Use GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile networks, your phone can find your exact position using the GPS satellites, the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.
If you select Use Wi-Fi and mobile networks, your phone can find your approximate position using the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks.
If you select USse GPS only, your phone can find your exact position using the GPS satellites but it may take longer as there is no access to supplementary information from the mobile network or nearby Wi-Fi networks.

4 Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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