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Adjusting the Location Settings (GPS) on Your Galaxy S6 Active

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Location Settings

Use your phone's GPS Location Settings to make sure you never get lost again. Too bad TV remotes don't have the same feature!

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

Turn On Location Services

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.  

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Location.

  3. Touch the slider to turn Location on.       

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Location Settings

Manage Accuracy Level

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

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.  

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Location.

  3. Touch Locating method.  

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Location Settings
  4. Choose the preferred location method option.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Location Settings

Turn On Location History

To use this feature, a Google account is required.

Location History helps you to get useful information such as automatic commute predictions, improved search results, and more useful ads on and off Google.

To turn location history on:

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.   

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Location.

  3. Touch Google Location History.  

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Location Settings
  4. To turn on Location History, touch the slider.  

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Location Settings

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