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    How to activate or deactivate GPS

    You mobile phone can determine your geographical position using GPS (Global Positioning System). The information about your position is used by a number of applications on you mobile phone, such as navigation, the search function and the weather forecast.

    Step 1 of 11

    Press Settings.

    Step 2 of 11

    Press Privacy.

    Step 3 of 11

    Press Location Services.

    Step 4 of 11

    Press the indicator next to "Location Services" to activate or deactivate the function.

    Step 5 of 11

    If you deactivate the function, press Turn Off.

    Step 6 of 11

    Press the required application.

    Step 7 of 11

    Press the required setting.

    Step 8 of 11

    Press Back.

    Step 9 of 11

    The applications are only available if you activated Location Services.

    Step 10 of 11

    Press Privacy to save the settings.

    Step 11 of 11

    Press the Home key to end the session and return to the Home screen.

    1. Find "Location Services"

    Press Settings.
    Press Privacy.
    Press Location Services.

    2. Activate or deactivate GPS

    Press the indicator next to "Location Services" to activate or deactivate the function.
    If you deactivate the function, press Turn Off.

    3. Activate or deactivate use of GPS position for applications

    Press the required application.
    Press the required setting.
    Press Back.
    The applications are only available if you activated Location Services.

    4. Save settings

    Press Privacy to save the settings.

    5. Return to the Home screen

    Press the Home key to end the session and return to the Home screen.

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