1. Yiannis_P's Avatar
    Used to work OK on lumia 640 before the last update. This is a disaster especially for people that only need audio instructions. Forces us to always keep screen on draining battery. For example when walking and need navigation through headphones, this makes the app completely useless.
    wgrs likes this.
    04-16-2017 12:11 PM
  2. jeffmparker's Avatar
    I agree. Also a problem for screen burn while screen is left on for extended periods.
    Yiannis_P likes this.
    04-17-2017 01:21 AM
  3. mutant 9's Avatar
    any update on this issue. happens on my 950xl as well. tried to make sure maps was allowed to run in the background but i was not shown in the list of backgroud available apps.
    Yiannis_P likes this.
    04-18-2017 09:35 AM
  4. Darren Lay's Avatar
    I created a post about this last week. Hopefully we can bring it to Microsoft's attention. Not sure why this isn't a bigger issue for more people. Perhaps this is a bug that only affect some?
    Yiannis_P likes this.
    04-19-2017 10:34 PM
  5. Yiannis_P's Avatar
    At first I thought it was a memory issue for older phones like mine with only 1GB but then your 950XL shouldn't have a problem. So it's clearly a bug. I hope they are going to fix it on the next update.
    05-09-2017 03:06 AM
  6. Darren Lay's Avatar
    It appears they fixed the issue.
    Yiannis_P likes this.
    05-25-2017 01:34 PM
  7. wgrs's Avatar
    Yep, seems to be fixed. You still have to switch off the screen lock during driving unless you have a partner who can do it for you.
    Yiannis_P likes this.
    05-26-2017 04:03 AM
  8. Darren Lay's Avatar
    I'm having this issue again. Why do they keep ******* with this?
    07-02-2017 09:53 PM
  9. anon(9603734)'s Avatar
    I had mixed results yesterday testing it when going round to my parents'. It didn't work on the way there; after bringing up the route I started the voice navigation, locked the phone but heard no directions. Upon arrival I unlocked the phone and it appeared to have lost its route.

    On the way back it was successful. I did exactly the same - pulled up the directions to my house, pressed Go to start navigation, left the app open but locked the phone and heard voice direction throughout the journey home.

    L950 build 15228.

    Sent from mTalk
    07-03-2017 11:34 AM
  10. anthonyng's Avatar
    When I lock the screen, I get an action center notification, Tap to resume navigation. I'm fine with audio only prompting especially if going straight for long distances!
    07-06-2017 12:46 AM
  11. Yiannis_P's Avatar
    Unfortunately the problem is still there but not always.
    I think it depends on how many tasks were running before launching maps.
    So after restarting the device, audio navigation works as it should. Really annoying though.
    This feature is so important, every other task should be killed and keep maps on foreground fully utilizing memory.
    anthonyng likes this.
    07-13-2017 02:12 AM
  12. anthonyng's Avatar
    Thanks, a fresh boot does help maps work in the background!
    Yiannis_P likes this.
    07-23-2017 02:21 AM

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