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Turning GPS on my mobile phone on or off

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

Step 1 of 11

Find "Location services"

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 services"

Tap Location services.

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Turn location access for apps on or off

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

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Turn location access for apps on or off

If you turn on the function:

Tap Agree.

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Turn location access for apps on or off

Tap Agree.

Step 6 of 11

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 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.

If you turn on the function:

Tap Agree.

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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 Google's location service to turn the function on or off.

Step 9 of 11

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.

Step 10 of 11

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 Agree.

Step 11 of 11

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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