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Sony Xperia Z2

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How to

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 two fingers down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
Tap Settings.
Tap Location.

2. Turn use of GPS position for apps on or off

Tap the indicator next to "Location" to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on the function:
Tap Agree.
Tap Agree.
Tap Mode.
Continue to step 3.
If you turn off the function:
Continue to step 4.

3. Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Turn on satellite-based and network-based GPS, go to 3a.
Turn on network-based GPS, go to 3b.
Turn on satellite-based GPS, go to 3c.
Sony Xperia Z2

4. 3a - Turn on satellite-based and network-based GPS

Tap High accuracy.
If you turn on satellite-based GPS and network-based GPS, your phone can find your position quickly and with the highest accuracy.

5. 3b - Turn on network-based GPS

Tap Battery saving.
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.

6. 3c - Turn on satellite-based GPS

Tap Device only.
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.

7. Return to the home screen

Tap the home icon to return to the home screen.
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