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Location Settings (GPS) Available on Galaxy Tab S2

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

Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Turn On Location Services

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.    

  2. Navigate to Settings > Privacy > Location.   

  3. Touch the slider to turn on the Location.  

Manage Accuracy Level

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

  1. GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile networks: This option has the highest level of accuracy, using GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile data networks interchangeably to estimate your location. Data charges may apply when using this option.

    From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Navigate to Settings > Privacy > Location > Location method.   

  3. GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile networks: This option has the highest level of accuracy, using GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile data networks interchangeably to estimate your location. Data charges may apply when using this option.

    Choose from the various location method options, depending on your need.  

Turn On Location Services

Location History helps you get useful information like the following by creating a private map of where you go with your logged-in devices:

  • Automatic commute predictions

  • Improved search results

  • Useful ads on and off Google

                     

To turn location history on:

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.    

  2. Navigate to Settings > Privacy > Location > Google Location History.   

  3. Touch the slider to switch on Location History.  

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