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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

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I can't use GPS navigation

This troubleshooting guide will take you through a number of possible causes
to help you find a solution to your problem.


Turn on GPS.

Possible cause 2:

GPS has been turned off

Solution:

Turn on GPS.

Find "Location"
Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Tap the settings icon.
Tap Connections.
Tap Location.
Turn use of GPS position on or off
Tap the indicator to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on location access, your tablet can find your position using GPS. If you turn off the function, you can't use any of the GPS functions on your tablet.
Select positioning method
Tap Locating method.
If you select High accuracy, your tablet can find your exact position using GPS satellites, the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.
If you select Battery saving, your tablet can find your approximate position using the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks.
If you select Tablet only, your tablet can find your exact position but it may take longer as there is no access to supplementary information from nearby mobile or Wi-Fi networks.
Return to the home screen
Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

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