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  • Press Settings.
  • Press Security & privacy.
  • Press Location access.
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  • Press the indicator to turn the function on or off.
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  • Press Google Location Accuracy.
  • If you press the indicator next to "Improve Location Accuracy" to turn on the function, your phone can find your exact position using the GPS satellites, the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.
  • If you press the indicator next to "Improve Location Accuracy" to turn off the function, your phone can find your exact position using the GPS satellites but it may take longer as there is no access to supplementary information from the mobile network or nearby Wi-Fi networks.
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  • Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
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Turning GPS on or off

Your phone can determine your geographical position using GPS (Global Positioning System). The information about your location can be used by a number of applications on your phone such as navigation, the search function or weather forecast.
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Step 1 of 8

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 8

Press Security & privacy.

Step 3 of 8

Press Location access.

Step 4 of 8

Press the indicator to turn the function on or off.

If you turn on geotagging, your phone can find your position using GPS. If you turn off the function, you can't use any GPS functions on your phone.

Step 5 of 8

Press Google Location Accuracy.

Step 6 of 8

If you press the indicator next to "Improve Location Accuracy" to turn on the function, your phone can find your exact position using the GPS satellites, the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.

Step 7 of 8

If you press the indicator next to "Improve Location Accuracy" to turn off the function, your phone can find your exact position using the GPS satellites but it may take longer as there is no access to supplementary information from the mobile network or nearby Wi-Fi networks.

Step 8 of 8

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Last updated: 5/4/2019
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