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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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Find "Location access"
Slide two fingers down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press Location access.
Turn use of GPS position for apps on or off
Press Access to my location to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.
If you turn on use of GPS position for apps, you give permission to use your GPS position.
Turn satellite-based GPS on or off
Press GPS satellites.
Press the indicator next to "GPS satellites" to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on satellite-based GPS, your phone can find your exact position. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.
Turn retrieval of GPS data on or off
Press GPS EPO assistance to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on the function:
Press Continue.
If you turn on retrieval of GPS data, the positioning methods mentioned above are supplemented enabling your phone to determine your position faster.
Turn A-GPS on or off
Press A-GPS to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on the function:
Press Continue.
Press the return icon.
If you turn on A-GPS, your phone can find your position faster while it establishes a connection to the satellites.
Turn network-based GPS on or off
Press Wi-Fi & mobile network location to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.
If you turn on wireless networks, your phone can find your approximate position using the network. This is useful if you don't have a GPS satellite fix.
Return to the home screen
Press the home icon to return to the home screen.
Find "Location access"
Press the menu icon.
Press Google.
Press Google Settings.
Press Location.
Turn use of GPS position for Google apps on or off
Press Access location to turn the function on or off.
Press OK.
Return to the home screen
Press the home icon to return to the home screen.
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