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iPhone: Help. Which games use location feature?

05-22-2009, 10:18 AM
#1
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 259
Help. Which games use location feature?

Hi guys, I have a problem I was hoping you could help me out with. I have a pay as you go iPhone. Everything is great except for the fact that money is disappearing like crazy even when I don't make phone calls. I've checked many things and my guess is that every time I open up an app that requires location (such as space ninja) I'm being charged. I was wondering if you guys knew how to disable gps or have any suggestions.
Right now I'm thinking I'm going to delete all the games where I let the app use my location (you might remember the message:"x" would like to use your current location. Don't Allow/OK). I haven't because I would lose all my progress. Here is a list of the games I use more often. Do you guys remember which games use this feature? Do you have a better suggestion of what I should do?

Briscas
Ninja Shadow
Wild West P
Casino Madness
Pinball Destruction
Realmaze 3d
Poker Quest
Topple
Brick Breacker Rev. 3D
Zen Bound
Sky Burger
7 Days
iDracula
Labyrinth 3D
Montezuma
Galcon
Snake Galaxy
Wordsworth
Scramble
Alphabetic
Corsair
Gizmos & Gadgets
iSprill
UniWar
geoDefense
Enigmo
Magic Ball 2
Music Neon
Tiger Woods
Crazy Snowboard
Freefalln
Aqua Moto
Jelly Car
Monster TN
Fist of Fury
Pirate Wings
Siberian
Skyworks hoopslite and Bowlite
Time Box
Cubes Free
reMovem free
Demarcstar
Monospace
Ro
Einstein
Photo Hunt
Lexel

Thanks everyone!
05-22-2009, 10:20 AM
#2
Joined: May 2009
Location: 加拿大
Posts: 1,239
Go into iPhone settings on your springboard. You can disable location settings there, if I recall correctly.
05-22-2009, 10:50 AM
#3
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 259
Found it thank you very much, hopefully that will do the trick and my money will no longer dissapear
05-22-2009, 11:03 AM
#4
Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 4,491
is your phone jailbroken by any chance?

I have the pay as you go as well and use SBSettings to disable edge so I never have to worry about it. But I can still turn it on whenever I need it.

Also, make sure your device isnt checking for emails by setting it to only check manually
05-22-2009, 11:35 AM
#5
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 426
I had an unjailbroken phone in NZ. I noticed that locations searching would occasionally use some data on the prepaid plan - the plan was pretty good, as it would be something like $1 for 10MB of usage, per day. It was annoying having apps that had ads or location searching, however.

There is a setting to disable location services.