Samsung Galaxy Young

Samsung Galaxy Young

Turn GPS on or off - Samsung Galaxy Young

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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.

Step 1 of 7

Find "Location services"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.

Step 2 of 7

Find "Location services"

Press Location services.

Step 3 of 7

Turn network-based GPS on or off

Press Use wireless networks to turn the function on or off.

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.
Step 4 of 7

Turn network-based GPS 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.
Step 5 of 7

Turn satellite-based GPS on or off

Press Use 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.
Step 6 of 7

Turn use of GPS position for Google apps on or off

Press Location and Google search to turn the function on or off.

Step 7 of 7

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Location services"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press Location services.

2. Turn network-based GPS on or off

Press Use wireless networks to turn the function on or off.
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.
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.

3. Turn satellite-based GPS on or off

Press Use 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.

4. Turn use of GPS position for Google apps on or off

Press Location and Google search to turn the function on or off.

5. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.