BlackBerry 9720

BlackBerry 9720

Turn GPS on or off - BlackBerry 9720

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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 12

Find "Location Settings"

Press the Menu key twice.

Step 2 of 12

Find "Location Settings"

Press Options.

Step 3 of 12

Find "Location Settings"

Press Device.

Step 4 of 12

Find "Location Settings"

Press Location Settings.

Step 5 of 12

Turn satellite-based GPS on or off

Press Location Services.

If you turn on satellite-based GPS, your phone can find your position using GPS. If you turn off the function, you can't use any GPS functions on your phone.
Step 6 of 12

Turn satellite-based GPS on or off

Press Location On or Location Off.

If you turn on satellite-based GPS, your phone can find your position using GPS. If you turn off the function, you can't use any GPS functions on your phone.
Step 7 of 12

Turn network-based GPS on or off

Press "Setting" below "Location Data".

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

Turn network-based GPS on or off

Press Enabled, Disabled or Disabled While Roaming.

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 9 of 12

Turn A-GPS on or off

Press "Setting" below "Location Aiding".

If you turn on A-GPS, your phone can find your position faster while it establishes a connection to the satellites.
Step 10 of 12

Turn A-GPS on or off

Press Enabled, Disabled or Disabled While Roaming.

If you turn on A-GPS, your phone can find your position faster while it establishes a connection to the satellites.
Step 11 of 12

Return to the home screen

Press Disconnect.

Step 12 of 12

Return to the home screen

Press the Return key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Location Settings"

Press the Menu key twice.
Press Options.
Press Device.
Press Location Settings.

2. Turn satellite-based GPS on or off

Press Location Services.
If you turn on satellite-based GPS, your phone can find your position using GPS. If you turn off the function, you can't use any GPS functions on your phone.
Press Location On or Location Off.
If you turn on satellite-based GPS, your phone can find your position using GPS. If you turn off the function, you can't use any GPS functions on your phone.

3. Turn network-based GPS on or off

Press "Setting" below "Location Data".
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 Enabled, Disabled or Disabled While Roaming.
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. Turn A-GPS on or off

Press "Setting" below "Location Aiding".
If you turn on A-GPS, your phone can find your position faster while it establishes a connection to the satellites.
Press Enabled, Disabled or Disabled While Roaming.
If you turn on A-GPS, your phone can find your position faster while it establishes a connection to the satellites.

5. Return to the home screen

Press Disconnect.
Press the Return key to return to the home screen.