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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"

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

Tap the settings icon.

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Find "Location"

Tap General.

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Find "Location"

Tap Location.

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Turn GPS on or off

Tap the indicator next to "Location" to turn the function on or off.

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Turn GPS on or off

If you turn on the function:

Tap Agree.

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Turn GPS on or off

Tap Mode.

Continue to step 3.

If you turn off the function:

Continue to step 4.

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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.

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

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

Tap High accuracy (GPS and networks).

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

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

Tap the return icon.

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3b - Turn on network-based GPS

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 Battery saving (Networks only).

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3b - Turn on network-based GPS

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 the return icon.

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3c - Turn on satellite-based GPS

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 Device sensors only (GPS only).

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3c - Turn on satellite-based GPS

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 the return icon.

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Turn geotagging for pictures and video clips on or off

Tap Camera to turn the function on or off.

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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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