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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 services"

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

Tap Settings.

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Find "Location services"

Tap Location services.

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Turn use of GPS position for apps on or off

If you turn on use of GPS position for apps, you allow access to your GPS position.

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

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Turn use of GPS position for apps on or off

If you turn on use of GPS position for apps, you allow access to your GPS position.

If you turn on the function:

Tap Agree.

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Turn use of GPS position for apps on or off

If you turn on use of GPS position for apps, you allow access to your GPS position.

Tap Agree.

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Turn use of GPS position for Google apps on or off

Tap Let Google apps access your location.

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Turn use of GPS position for Google apps on or off

Tap the indicator next to "Let Google apps access your location" to turn the function on or off.

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Turn use of GPS position for Google apps on or off

Tap Location access.

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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 Google's location service 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.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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