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My location request icon is constantly on. When I hit the location request notification, it tells me that Facebook and Google Play Services are high battery usage. When I force stop Facebook, the location request icon immediately disappears.

How can I stop Facebook from constantly requesting my location? It's killing my battery. I'm not rooted.

  • Is this for the Facebook app or the Facebook Messenger app? – 1990clb Oct 9 '14 at 21:17
  • Facebook app only. I have messenger installed too though, but the location requests stopped only when I uninstalled the FB app. Seems like uninstalling/reinstalling it might have helped a bit? – user1566200 Oct 10 '14 at 14:02
  • I've done some testing on this using my phone (I'm rooted on CM11s) and I have the benefit of privacy guard. What I've noticed is that the Facebook app tends to ask for your location a LOT. Always when you open the app, but even sometimes when I haven't used the app for days... It's not really an answer, but worth noting. – 1990clb Oct 15 '14 at 14:45

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