By default, Android 4.4 KitKat devices use a combination of GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile networks to determine your location.
However, if you want to extend your battery life, you can switch GPS off. Here’s how to do it.
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From the setting menu, tap on location and then mode.
There should be three options: High Accuracy, Battery saving and Device only.
Tap the middle option – Battery saving – and your device will just rely on your current mobile network location and Wi-Fi to determine your location – without using GPS.
This is slightly less accurate, but will improve your device’s battery life.