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Galaxy View - How do I Turn on Location Services on my Samsung Galaxy View?

The Location settings let you choose how your mobile device will determine your location.

Turn On Location Services

  1. From the Home screen, swipe left.

    Samsung Galaxy View Turn On Off Location Services
  2. Touch Apps > Settings.

  3. Scroll to and touch Privacy > Location.

    Samsung Galaxy View Turn On Off Location Services
  4. Touch the OFF slider to turn Location ON.

    Samsung Galaxy View Turn On Off Location Services

Manage Accuracy Level

You can select the accuracy level of your device's locating method.

  1. From the Home screen, swipe left.

    Samsung Galaxy View Turn On Off Location Services
  2. Touch Apps > Settings.

  3. Scroll to and touch Privacy > Location.

    Samsung Galaxy View Turn On Off Location Services
  4. Touch Locating method. 

    Samsung Galaxy View Turn On Off Location Services
  5. Choose from the following options:

    Samsung Galaxy View Turn On Off Location Services
    • GPS and Wi-Fi: This option has the highest level of accuracy, using GPS and Wi-Fi interchangeably to estimate your location.

    • Wi-Fi only: This option uses only Wi-Fi to estimate your location.

    • GPS only: This option uses only the GPS network to estimate your location.

View Recent Location Requests

Your device will display any applications that have recently requested access to your location in the Recent location requests section.

  1. Touch an application to access its application information screen.

    Samsung Galaxy View Turn On Off Location Services
  2. Scroll down to view the apps specific Permission groups.

    Samsung Galaxy View Turn On Off Location Services

Google Location History

Google Location History helps you get useful information - For example, automatic commute predictions, improved search results, and more useful ads on and off Google - by creating a private map of where you go with your logged-in devices.

  1. Touch Google Location History. You will be prompted to sign-in to your Google Account if you have not already done so.

    Samsung Galaxy View Turn On Off Location Services
  2. Touch the OFF slider at the top-right corner to turn Location History ON.

    Samsung Galaxy View Turn On Off Location Services
  3. You may also touch DELETE LOCATION HISTORY to delete location history.

    Samsung Galaxy View Turn On Off Location Services
  4. Checkmark "I understand and want to delete" and touch DELETE to permanently delete location history. 

    Samsung Galaxy View Turn On Off Location Services

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