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Turning GPS on my mobile phone on or off

Want to turn GPS on or off? Follow these easy instructions.


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1. Find "Location"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
Tap the settings icon.
Tap Location.

2. Turn network-based GPS on or off

Tap Google's location service to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on wireless networks, your mobile phone can find your approximate position using the network. This is useful if you don't have a GPS satellite fix.
If you turn on the function:
Tap Agree.
If you turn on wireless networks, your mobile phone can find your approximate position using the network. This is useful if you don't have a GPS satellite fix.

3. Turn satellite-based GPS on or off

Tap GPS satellites to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on satellite-based GPS, your mobile phone can find your exact position. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.

4. Turn location access for apps on or off

Tap Location & Google search to turn the function on or off.

5. Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key the necessary number of times to return to the home screen.
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