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Turning GPS on my tablet on or off

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

Step 1 of 10

Find "Location"

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

Tap the settings icon.

Step 2 of 10

Find "Location"

Tap Privacy.

Step 3 of 10

Find "Location"

Tap Location.

Step 4 of 10

Turn GPS on or off

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

Step 5 of 10

Turn GPS on or off

If you turn on the function:

Tap Locating method.

Continue to step 3.

If you turn off the function:

Continue to step 4.

Step 6 of 10

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.

Step 7 of 10

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

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

Tap GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile networks.

Step 8 of 10

3b - Turn on network-based GPS

If you turn on network-based GPS, your tablet can find your approximate position using the network. This is useful if you don't have a GPS satellite fix.

Tap Wi-Fi and mobile networks.

Step 9 of 10

3c - Turn on satellite-based GPS

If you turn on satellite-based GPS, your tablet can find your exact position. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.

Tap GPS only.

Step 10 of 10

Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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