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Using My Places to Recognize Your Galaxy Tab S for Location-Based Services

My places lets your device recognize your location to provide relevant information and services. You can add places using Maps, Wi-Fi®, or Bluetooth® technology to recognize locations.

The instructions below are only for devices with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.

Setting Up My Places

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Settings > Connections > Location.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S My Places
  2. Touch My Places.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S My Places
  3. Touch the Add icon to add a place, or select one of the three pre-defined places: HomeWork, or Car.

  4. Enter a name for the place. If you selected Home, Work, or Car, you cannot rename the location.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S My Places
  5. Touch Select method and select the feature you want to use to define this location. Choose Maps to define this location using GPS information. Choose Wi-Fi or Bluetooth to define this location by its connection to a Wi-Fi access point or Bluetooth device.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S My Places
  6. Follow the steps for the method you select. For Maps, you will need to search for your location or use the current GPS coordinates. For Wi-Fi, you will be asked to select the Wi-Fi access point. For Bluetooth, you will be asked to select the device from a list of available devices.

  7. Touch Save.

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