Samsung Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S III

Choose GPS settings - Samsung Galaxy S III

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There are various ways of determining your position. If you turn on one or more positioning methods on your phone, the information about your position will be available to other functions on your phone, such as navigation, search functions and weather forecast.

Step 1 of 12

Find "Location services"

Press Apps.

Step 2 of 12

Find "Location services"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 12

Find "Location services"

Press Location services.

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Step 4 of 12

Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Turn wireless networks on or off, go to 2a.
Turn satellite-based GPS on or off, go to 2b.
Turn sensor-based GPS on or off, go to 2c.

Step 5 of 12

2a - Turn wireless networks on or off

Press Use wireless networks to turn the function on or off.

If you turn on wireless networks, your phone can find your approximate position using the network. This is useful if you don't have a GPS satellite fix.
Step 6 of 12

2a - Turn wireless networks on or off

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

If you turn on wireless networks, your phone can find your approximate position using the network. This is useful if you don't have a GPS satellite fix.
Step 7 of 12

2a - Turn wireless networks on or off

Press Agree.

If you turn on wireless networks, your phone can find your approximate position using the network. This is useful if you don't have a GPS satellite fix.
Step 8 of 12

2b - Turn satellite-based GPS on or off

Press Use GPS satellites to turn the function on or off.

If you turn on satellite-based GPS, your phone can find your exact position. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.
Step 9 of 12

2b - Turn satellite-based GPS on or off

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

If you turn on satellite-based GPS, your phone can find your exact position. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.
Step 10 of 12

2c - Turn sensor-based GPS on or off

Press Use sensor aiding to turn the function on or off.

If you turn on sensor-based GPS, the phone will find your exact position more easily when you're in area with a weak GPS signal, e.g. when indoors or in urban agglomeration. Sensor-based GPS is most effective if you hold the phone in the direction of travel. The function is only available if you turned on satellite-based GPS in step 2b.
Step 11 of 12

2c - Turn sensor-based GPS on or off

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

If you turn on sensor-based GPS, the phone will find your exact position more easily when you're in area with a weak GPS signal, e.g. when indoors or in urban agglomeration. Sensor-based GPS is most effective if you hold the phone in the direction of travel. The function is only available if you turned on satellite-based GPS in step 2b.
Step 12 of 12

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Location services"

Press Apps.
Press Settings.
Press Location services.

2. Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Turn wireless networks on or off, go to 2a.
Turn satellite-based GPS on or off, go to 2b.
Turn sensor-based GPS on or off, go to 2c.
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3. 2a - Turn wireless networks on or off

Press Use wireless networks to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on wireless networks, your phone can find your approximate position using the network. This is useful if you don't have a GPS satellite fix.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
If you turn on wireless networks, your phone can find your approximate position using the network. This is useful if you don't have a GPS satellite fix.
Press Agree.
If you turn on wireless networks, your phone can find your approximate position using the network. This is useful if you don't have a GPS satellite fix.

4. 2b - Turn satellite-based GPS on or off

Press Use GPS satellites to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on satellite-based GPS, your phone can find your exact position. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
If you turn on satellite-based GPS, your phone can find your exact position. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.

5. 2c - Turn sensor-based GPS on or off

Press Use sensor aiding to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on sensor-based GPS, the phone will find your exact position more easily when you're in area with a weak GPS signal, e.g. when indoors or in urban agglomeration. Sensor-based GPS is most effective if you hold the phone in the direction of travel. The function is only available if you turned on satellite-based GPS in step 2b.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
If you turn on sensor-based GPS, the phone will find your exact position more easily when you're in area with a weak GPS signal, e.g. when indoors or in urban agglomeration. Sensor-based GPS is most effective if you hold the phone in the direction of travel. The function is only available if you turned on satellite-based GPS in step 2b.

6. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.