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16.8. Huawei Power Save Issues

Huawei are aware there are problems with the power management in their recent firmware and are working to fix it. The power management shuts some apps down when the screen is off. Some people have already had a firmware update from Huawei fixing it.

First in ViewRanger make sure that menu tab (in green bar) > Settings > GPS is set to "Continuous".

This is Huawei's current advice:

  1. Update to the latest Android firmware to 8.1.0.110 or above but it should be noted availability of the update from Huawei is patchy.
  2. Android 8 and above Huawei devices: To allow the apps to run in background, please set all of the following in the Phone manager app:

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