Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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Turning GPS on or off

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.

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
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Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Press the settings icon.
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Press the settings icon.

Press Connections.
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Press Connections.

Press Location.
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Press Location.

Press the indicator to turn the function on or off.
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Press the indicator to turn the function on or off.

If you turn on geotagging, your phone can find your position using GPS. If you turn off the function, you can't use any GPS functions on your phone.
Press Locating method.
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Press Locating method.

If you select High accuracy, your phone can find your exact position using the GPS satellites, the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.
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If you select High accuracy, your phone can find your exact position using the GPS satellites, the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.

If you select Battery saving, your phone can find your approximate position using the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks.
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If you select Battery saving, your phone can find your approximate position using the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks.

If you select Device only, your phone can find your exact position but it may take longer as there is no access to supplementary information from the mobile network or nearby Wi-Fi networks.
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If you select Device only, your phone can find your exact position but it may take longer as there is no access to supplementary information from the mobile network or nearby Wi-Fi networks.

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.