1. Home
  2. /
  3. Galaxy J3 - What Location Settings (GPS) are available on my Samsung Galaxy J3?

Galaxy J3 - What Location Settings (GPS) are available on my Samsung Galaxy J3?

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

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

Turn On Location Services

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Navigate to Settings > 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. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Navigate to Settings > Location > Location method.

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

Turn On Location History

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

The following are ways location history provides useful information:

  • 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 > Location > Google Location History.

  3. Touch the slider to switch on Location History.

Was this content helpful?

Comments:
84 people found this helpful.
Samsung Customer Service

Samsung Customer Service

Need a repair for your Samsung Smartphone or Tablet?

Visit a Customer Service Location for hands-on service and expert advice.

How would you like to contact us?

Give us a call 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864)
Mon - Fri : 8AM -12 AM (EST) Sat - Sun : 9AM -11 PM (EST)
Printer support visit: hp.com/support/samsung
  • call us blue alt
    1-800-SAMSUNG Mon - Fri : 8AM -12 AM (EST) Sat - Sun : 9AM -11 PM (EST)
  • live chat alt
    Live Chat