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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 services"
Press Settings.
Press All.
Press Location services.
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 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 network-based GPS on or off
Press Wireless networks 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.
Turn retrieval of GPS data on or off
Press Use Quick GPS to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.
If you turn on retrieval of GPS data, the positioning methods mentioned above are supplemented enabling your phone to determine your position faster.
Return to the home screen
Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
Find "Location"
Press Google apps.
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 key to return to the home screen.
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