Microsoft Lumia 550

Microsoft Lumia 550

Windows Phone 10.0

Turn GPS on your Microsoft Lumia 550 Windows Phone 10.0 on or off

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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 13

Find "Location"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Step 2 of 13

Find "Location"

Press All settings.

Step 3 of 13

Find "Location"

Press Privacy.

Step 4 of 13

Find "Location"

Press Location.

Step 5 of 13

Turn GPS on or off

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

If you turn on this function, your phone can find your exact position using GPS. If you turn off the function, you can't use any GPS functions on your phone.
Step 6 of 13

Turn GPS on or off

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Step 7 of 13

Turn GPS navigation on or off

Slide your finger left starting from the right side of the screen.

Step 8 of 13

Turn GPS navigation on or off

Press Maps.

Step 9 of 13

Turn GPS navigation on or off

Press the menu icon.

Step 10 of 13

Turn GPS navigation on or off

Press Settings.

Step 11 of 13

Turn GPS navigation on or off

Press the drop down list below "Use location data to improve maps".

Step 12 of 13

Turn GPS navigation on or off

Press the required setting.

Step 13 of 13

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Location"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press All settings.
Press Privacy.
Press Location.

2. Turn GPS on or off

Press the indicator below "Location" to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on this function, your phone can find your exact position using GPS. If you turn off the function, you can't use any GPS functions on your phone.
Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

3. Turn GPS navigation on or off

Slide your finger left starting from the right side of the screen.
Press Maps.
Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press the drop down list below "Use location data to improve maps".
Press the required setting.

4. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.