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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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Find "Location access"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.

Press the settings icon.

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Find "Location access"

Tap the General tab.

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Find "Location access"

Tap Location access.

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Turn location access for applications on or off

Tap Access to my location to turn the function on or off.

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Turn location access for applications on or off

If you turn on the function:

Tap Agree.

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Turn satellite-based GPS 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.

Tap GPS satellites to turn the function on or off.

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Turn network-based GPS 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.

Tap Wi-Fi & mobile network location to turn the function on or off.

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Turn network-based GPS 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.

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Return to the home screen

Tap the home icon to return to the home screen.

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Find "Location"

Tap Apps.

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Find "Location"

Tap Google Settings.

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Find "Location"

Tap Location.

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Turn use of GPS position for Google apps on or off

Tap Access location to turn the function on or off.

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Turn use of GPS position for Google apps on or off

Tap OK.

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Return to the home screen

Tap the home icon to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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