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Change Location Settings on Galaxy S8 Active

Some apps, such as Google Maps, may require one or more location services to be turned on for a full functionality.

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

Turn On Location

From Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

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

  3. To turn on Location, touch the slider next to Location.

From the Notification Panel

  1. To open the Notification Panel, swipe down from the top of the screen.

  2. To turn on Location, touch the Location icon.

Turn Off Location

From Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

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

  3. To turn off Location, touch the slider next to Location.

From the Notification Panel

  1. To open the Notification Panel, swipe down from the top of the screen.

  2. To turn off Location, touch the Location icon.

Select Locating Method

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

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

  3. Touch Locating method.

  4. Choose the desired Locating method:

    • High accuracy: Uses GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile networks to estimate your location.

    • Battery Saving: Uses Wi-Fi and mobile networks to estimate your location.

    • Phone only: Uses GPS to estimate your location.

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