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Galaxy Tab E 8.0 - What Location settings (GPS) are available on my Samsung Galaxy Tab E 8.0?

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

Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider.

Turn On Location Services

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps  > Settings > Privacy .

  2. Touch Location.

  3. Touch the slider to turn Location.

Manage Accuracy Level

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

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Settings > Privacy.

  2. Touch Location.

  3. Touch Locating method.

  4. Choose from the following options:

    • 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.

    • Wi-Fi and mobile networks: This option uses only Wi-Fi and mobile data networks to estimate your location. Data charges may apply when using this option.

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

Turn On Location History

    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.

  2. Touch the OFF slider at the top-right corner to turn Location History ON.

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