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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 10

Slide two fingers down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
Press the settings icon.

Step 2 of 10

Press Location.

Step 3 of 10

Press the indicator below "Location" to activate or deactivate the function.

Step 4 of 10

If you activate the function:
Press Mode.
Proceed to step 3.
If you deactivate the function:
Proceed to step 5.

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Step 5 of 10

Select one of the following options:
Activate satellite-based and network-based GPS, go to 3a.
Activate network-based GPS, go to 3b.
Activate satellite-based GPS, go to 3c.

Step 6 of 10

Press High accuracy.

Step 7 of 10

Press Battery saving.

Step 8 of 10

Press Device only.

Step 9 of 10

Press the return icon.

Step 10 of 10

Press the home icon to end the session and return to the Home screen.

1. Find "Location"

Slide two fingers down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press Location.

2. Activate or deactivate GPS

Press the indicator below "Location" to activate or deactivate the function.
If you activate the function:
Press Mode.
Proceed to step 3.
If you deactivate the function:
Proceed to step 5.

3. Select option

Select one of the following options:
Activate satellite-based and network-based GPS, go to 3a.
Activate network-based GPS, go to 3b.
Activate satellite-based GPS, go to 3c.
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4. 3a - Activate satellite-based and network-based GPS

Press High accuracy.

5. 3b - Activate network-based GPS

Press Battery saving.

6. 3c - Activate satellite-based GPS

Press Device only.

7. Save setting

Press the return icon.

8. Return to the Home screen

Press the home icon to end the session and return to the Home screen.