Always being tracked

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  1. Iloveiphones

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    Is the government finally cracking down on me? ;) Well, since Friday my location service purple triangle has always been showing. It's currently showing it now. No apps are running in the background I just cleared it all. I can turn off location services and then back on but then after a minute it turns back on. It's not on when the phone is sleep, once I turn on the screen after about 3 seconds it then activates. It happens on wifi and 3G. I also looked in location services and I saw all apps that requested for my location in the past 24 hours but none were active. Any ideas?
     
  2. Bennyboy

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    Most likely you are been tracked, nothing to worry about.
     
  3. Iloveiphones

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    I'm blaming you. :p
     
  4. gibby71

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    Do you have any reminders set to alert you by location in the reminders app?
     
  5. Iloveiphones

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  6. RoofMonkey

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    I see our plan is starting to unfold quite nicely ;)
     
  7. RoofMonkey

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    Which device(s) and iOS you using again Mac? Download anything app wise lately?
     
  8. Iloveiphones

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    Scott its at the top, iPhone 4. ;) It is running 5.0.1. Just this data manager app that was on sale. I forgot to mention I turned off everything besides FMI in the location services.
     
  9. Sharunda

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    Did you to do a hard reset to see if it would go away?

    This happened to me and I looked for anything that could be causing this and I found a few things. My camera app turns on locations services but it goes off after you get out of the app. But one time it didn't want to go off so I went to the multi tasking bar at the bottom and closed all the apps that were open. Then it went away.

    This happened one other time and I did a hard reset and it disappeared. Apple has a lot of holes to fill. I hope they get on it in the next few updates.
     
  10. Sharunda

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    Ah, so you've solved the issue then? GR8! I hate when I see the purple arrow for what seems to be no legitamite reason on my iPhone.
     
  11. Iloveiphones

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    No....
     
  12. Sharunda

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    Sorry....I missunderstood.
    Try a hard reset maybe that'll help and close all the open items in the multi task tray on the bottom of the phone.
     
  13. Iloveiphones

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    All things were closed...BUT somehow the hard reset worked! But I wonder what it could of been? Thanks!
     
  14. Sharunda

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    Glad to help MAC. I just hope it's not a recurring thing.

    Nevertheless, Apple has to get a fix for this and the battery issue.
     
  15. Iloveiphones

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    They need to stop worrying about developing a tv and a Siri integrated watch and worry about the products they have now!
     
  16. RoofMonkey

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    Mac, actually Benny was able to 'adjust' our plan to hide the gps location icon. Glad you got it fixed ;)
     
  17. Iloveiphones

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    I can see Benny in a control room full of monitorstracking my location, and right after the hard reset was done it went off the map and he slammed his fists on the table and started cussing and banging his head on the table. Then you come in and say "Benny! You idiot! You just accidentally hit the invisible button! See, there he is!
     
  18. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    Mac, I should infract you for trying to incite a panic on a public forum. :D
     
  19. Iloveiphones

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    Haha! Once you saw the thread title I bet You got your bazooka ready, huh? :D Until you came inside and saw the story. ;)
     
  20. Europa

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    I've had the same problem with the purple Location Services icon in the status bar. I think it's a 5.x bug.
     

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