Sony Xperia Tablet Z

Sony Xperia Tablet Z

Turn GPS on or off - Sony Xperia Tablet Z

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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 16

Find "Location services"

Press Apps.

Step 2 of 16

Find "Location services"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 16

Find "Location services"

Press Location services.

Step 4 of 16

Turn location access for apps on or off

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

Step 5 of 16

Turn location access for apps on or off

If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.

Step 6 of 16

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 tablet can find your exact position. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.
Step 7 of 16

Turn network-based GPS on or off

Press Google's location service to turn the function on or off.

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 8 of 16

Turn network-based GPS on or off

If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.

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 9 of 16

Turn network-based GPS on or off

Press Agree.

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 16

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

Step 11 of 16

Find "Location"

Press Apps.

Step 12 of 16

Find "Location"

Press Google Settings.

Step 13 of 16

Find "Location"

Press Location.

Step 14 of 16

Turn use of GPS position for Google apps on or off

Press Access location to turn the function on or off.

Step 15 of 16

Turn use of GPS position for Google apps on or off

Press OK.

Step 16 of 16

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Location services"

Press Apps.
Press Settings.
Press Location services.

2. Turn location access for apps on or off

Press Access to my location to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.

3. 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 tablet can find your exact position. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.

4. Turn network-based GPS on or off

Press Google's location service to turn the function on or off.
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.
If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.
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.
Press Agree.
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.

5. Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

6. Find "Location"

Press Apps.
Press Google Settings.
Press Location.

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

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

8. Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.
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