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What Location Settings (GPS) Are Available on My Samsung Galaxy S5 Active? (SM-G870A)

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 SettingsLocation > Mode.



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

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 SettingsLocation > Google Location History.



  3. Touch the slider to switch on Location History.

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