1. ygtgngr's Avatar
    When I toggle my location off to save battery, I also lose Cortana :( search button directly opens Bing search. Any way to use Cortana without location info?
    04-14-2014 11:36 PM
  2. ven07's Avatar
    hit search button to bring up Cortana > open Hamburger (top right) > Settings > (scroll down) tap on battery saver > Allow app to run in background should be "on" > mark box that says "allow to run in background even with batt saver" :)

    If this works report back :)
    04-14-2014 11:48 PM
  3. ygtgngr's Avatar
    My problem is not with battery saver. Cortana doesn't work if gps is off.
    04-15-2014 06:43 AM
  4. ttsoldier's Avatar
    Hope they change this.

    Quite the battery hog.
    04-15-2014 07:02 AM
  5. RottingOrange's Avatar
    Agreed. Location instantly halves my battery life.
    07-08-2014 01:25 PM
  6. peacefulberry's Avatar
    I also read that location has to be on to use Cortana. I think they said it was because if you ask something related to where you are like "Where is the closest restaurant? " Cortana will be able to answer you properly.
    07-08-2014 01:31 PM
  7. Rasetech's Avatar
    Not a real argument. Cortana could simply ask "May I use you location to find a answer for your question". If yes she could turn it on and off after she got the information.
    minus365 likes this.
    07-08-2014 02:38 PM

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