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Change Location Settings on Galaxy Tab E

Maps and GPS are two essential features everyone uses. If you haven’t caught on yet, get on track by turning on location services. You can turn location services off anytime or adjust the settings to improve accuracy or to save battery. You’ll always know where you’re going when you turn on Location.

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

Turn On Location

By turning on Location, your current location will automatically be monitored and you’ll be able to use apps like Maps at your convenience.

From Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and 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 Quick Settings Panel, using two fingers, swipe down from the top of the screen.

  2. To turn on Location, swipe to and touch the Location icon.

Turn Off Location

Turning on your location is recommended, but if you wish to turn it off, you can do so at anytime.

Turning off your location will prevent GPS apps from operating.

From Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and 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 Quick Settings Panel, using two fingers, swipe down from the top of the screen.

  2. To turn off Location, swipe to and touch the Location icon.

Select Locating Method

You have a few options to choose from to optimize your location settings. Learn how to adjust the location method below.

  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.

    • Tablet only: Uses GPS to estimate your location.

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