Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Turn GPS on or off - Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Read help info

Your phone can determine your geographical position using GPS (Global Positioning System). The information about your location can be used by a number of applications on your phone such as navigation, the search function or weather forecast.

Step 1 of 13

Find "Location services"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press Settings.

Step 2 of 13

Find "Location services"

Press Location services.

Step 3 of 13

Turn use of GPS position for apps on or off

Press Access to my location to turn the function on or off.

If you turn on use of GPS position for apps, you give permission to use your GPS position.
Step 4 of 13

Turn use of GPS position for apps on or off

If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.

If you turn on use of GPS position for apps, you give permission to use your GPS position.
Step 5 of 13

Turn use of GPS position for apps on or off

Press Agree.

If you turn on use of GPS position for apps, you give permission to use your GPS position.
Step 6 of 13

Turn use of GPS position for Google apps on or off

Press Let Google apps access your location.

Step 7 of 13

Turn use of GPS position for Google apps on or off

Press the indicator next to "Let Google apps access your location" to turn the function on or off.

Step 8 of 13

Turn use of GPS position for Google apps on or off

Press Location access.

Step 9 of 13

Turn satellite-based GPS on or off

Press 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 10 of 13

Turn satellite-based GPS on or off

If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.

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 11 of 13

Turn network-based GPS on or off

Press Google's location service 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 12 of 13

Turn network-based GPS on or off

If you turn on the function:
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 13 of 13

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Location services"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press Settings.
Press Location services.

2. Turn use of GPS position for apps on or off

Press Access to my location to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on use of GPS position for apps, you give permission to use your GPS position.
If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.
If you turn on use of GPS position for apps, you give permission to use your GPS position.
Press Agree.
If you turn on use of GPS position for apps, you give permission to use your GPS position.

3. Turn use of GPS position for Google apps on or off

Press Let Google apps access your location.
Press the indicator next to "Let Google apps access your location" to turn the function on or off.
Press Location access.

4. Turn satellite-based GPS on or off

Press 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.
If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.
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. Turn network-based GPS on or off

Press Google's location service 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.
If you turn on the function:
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.

6. Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.