Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

Turn GPS on or off - Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

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Your tablet 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 tablet such as navigation, the search function or weather forecast.

Step 1 of 11

Find "Location"

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

Step 2 of 11

Find "Location"

Press Location.

Step 3 of 11

Turn use of GPS position for apps on or off

Press the indicator next to "Location" to turn the function on or off.

Step 4 of 11

Turn use of GPS position for apps on or off

If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.

Step 5 of 11

Turn use of GPS position for apps on or off

Press Agree.

Step 6 of 11

Turn use of GPS position for apps on or off

Press Mode.
Proceed to step 3.
If you turn off the function:
Proceed to step 4.

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Step 7 of 11

Select option

Select one of the following options:
Turn on satellite-based and network-based GPS, go to 3a.
Turn on network-based GPS, go to 3b.
Turn on satellite-based GPS, go to 3c.

Step 8 of 11

3a - Turn on satellite-based and network-based GPS

Press High accuracy.

If you turn on satellite-based and network-based GPS, your tablet can find your position quickly and with the highest accuracy.
Step 9 of 11

3b - Turn on network-based GPS

Press Battery saving.

If you turn on network-based GPS, your tablet can find your approximate position using the network. This is useful if you don't have a GPS satellite fix.
Step 10 of 11

3c - Turn on satellite-based GPS

Press Device only.

If you turn on network-based GPS, your tablet can find your approximate position using the network. This is useful if you don't have a GPS satellite fix.
Step 11 of 11

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Location"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top right edge of your tablet.
Press Settings.
Press Location.

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

Press the indicator next to "Location" to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.
Press Agree.
Press Mode.
Proceed to step 3.
If you turn off the function:
Proceed to step 4.

3. Select option

Select one of the following options:
Turn on satellite-based and network-based GPS, go to 3a.
Turn on network-based GPS, go to 3b.
Turn on satellite-based GPS, go to 3c.
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4. 3a - Turn on satellite-based and network-based GPS

Press High accuracy.
If you turn on satellite-based and network-based GPS, your tablet can find your position quickly and with the highest accuracy.

5. 3b - Turn on network-based GPS

Press Battery saving.
If you turn on network-based GPS, your tablet can find your approximate position using the network. This is useful if you don't have a GPS satellite fix.

6. 3c - Turn on satellite-based GPS

Press Device only.
If you turn on network-based GPS, your tablet can find your approximate position using the network. This is useful if you don't have a GPS satellite fix.

7. Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.