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Update May 3rd, 2015: My previous answer was for a much outdated platform (latitude doesn't even exist anymore as far as I can tell). Here are some steps for current Google Maps. Open the Maps application. Navigate to Settings. There should be an option to Edit home or work address. Previous answer below for historic purposes... I finally figured out ...


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There's an app called ALTitude that does allow you to configure those settings per installation (= per device in your case). EDIT: Purpose of the app - updating your Latitude status/location base on more fine grained settings (update interval, location source). ALTitude on Android Market XDA Thread I'd recommend to configure Latitude to "manual location" ...


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Open Google Maps on Android and select Latitude to disable Latitude. :-)


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According to the Google Product Forums with Google Maps for Android 6.10 the Latitude widget is no longer available. You can view your friends' locations quickly by touching the Latitude icon, or by turning on the Latitude layer in Google Maps.


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According tho this post, that feature was removed as of version 5.10 of Google Maps app because it was never properly working.


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On my Android 4.3.1: Open Maps from your phone Pull the menu Select Settings Edit home or work


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OpenGTS provides fleet tracking, and there is a (paid) Android App on the market. Given that it's open source, it's always possible someone (you?) could develop a free app as well.


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This is probably overkill and might not even work, but you could root your tablet and install Cyanogenmod, which lets you revoke permissions for individual apps. So you could revoke permission for Latitude to access your location on the tablet, but leave the rest of the app running. This may just cause it to crash, though.


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If you go into Maps on your phone, press Menu, press Latitude, press yourself, press "View your location history", then press Menu you should see an option to change your Home and Office/School locations.


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If you didn't try this already Latitude has a "Real-time updating" feature since Maps 4.6. To enable this: click on the person you want real-time updates from, on their Latitude profile you should see an option to get "Real-time updating". Click that and you'll get another dialog asking how long you want the real-time update (15, 30, or 60 min). When ...


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You can manually set the location using an iGoogle gadget or through Firefox. What you are probably seeing when the location is "one block away" is that GPS is not actually turned on on the handset. The phone is probably using positioning that is determined used cell phone tower location, so it will get you in roughly the correct place, but not the exact ...


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I haven't used it myself, but I've noticed Neer in the market -- It sounds like what you're looking for.


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I found this from the Google Mobile Help forum after a little searching. It's from 8/15/09 so I actually see something a little different on my phone Settings > Location > Google Location Services. I haven't tested it but hope it helps. Quoting the site: Hi everyone, Apologies for not updating this thread specifically sooner. There is a new version ...


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Using Latify, you can configure location updates using a specific interval. It will syncup with Google Latitude using either GPS or WIFI at the defined interval, even when the application is not running.


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Turn Wifi on if you haven't got it on already. You don't need to actually connect to it, just to have it enabled. Google uses the known locations of wifi points to help its GPS calculation (don't know if anyone else does, mind you)


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If you go to Settings in your Latitude, under Location Reporting it gives you the option "Do not update your location". Another option is to just turn off the GPS on your tablet, this way it won't give your position in Latitude.


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For the current version of Google Maps (7.2.0) set Settings > Google location settings >Location Reporting> Off on your tablet. For more details see the Google help page. For an older version of Google Maps (6.14.4) I found: Settings > Location settings >Report from this device.


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You need to change the account in Google Maps. Open the Maps menu. Select More > Settings > Switch Account. Source.


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Here's a good, open and decentralized alternative which appeared recently: MQTTitude A Google Latitude replacement based on MQTT MQTTitude enables a device to periodically publish its location status to your MQTT broker. If you've previously used Latitude, you can think of this as a a decentralized Latitude. Summary: Whether you want to keep ...


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Easier solution: Click the button on the top left next that says "Maps" Select "My Places" There is the button for "home" Tap and hold to get the option to edit it


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Glympse seems like a good alternative. Just pick who you want to share with, and for how long, and they can follow you on their phones or computers (and they don't need Glympse installed).


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I had the same problem but didn't see the described GUI on my Galaxy S3. So here's how I did it: Opened up Google Maps If on the routes/navigation screen, hit the back button until you return to the default map view with a search bar up top. The search bar should have 2 icons on the right: one for routes/navigation, and one that looks like a user icon. ...


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Try Settings > Applications > Manage Applications. All > Network Location > Clear data.


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If you see "Join Latitude" then your latitude options are already "off". If you also now see "location sharing is not turned on", then your account is not set up to share the location information and it will not be sharing the information. If you don't already, turn off wifi & gps when you are not using them, mpas will be less likely to try and get "...


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Under Settings > Accounts > Google, Privacy > Maps & Lattitude, I have disabled the option "Report from this device" on my Nexus 7 tablet. This makes my phone the only device to update my location.


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If your internet is from a VPN or a server it shows the location of these servers instead of yours using the same method as the new Geolocation function in HTML5 i suppose


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There are a few reasons that immediately pop into my head. Available power plays an important role in whether or not Latitude updates your position. When the battery is fully charged, you will find an insane amount of updates. When the battery power starts to go down, updates become more infrequent. Driving around with the phone plugged in to the cigarette ...


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Latitude is working fine but I have often observed update delays like you mentioned. There is no way to change the update behavior of the software. On the other hand, Latitude has the advantage of having a low impact on battery life when it is activated. Another solution that lets share location information is Glympse. This software lets you share your ...


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Check out Backitude. It takes over the Latitude updating for you. Good reviews.



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