Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Android 4.3

Turn GPS on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.3 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.

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Find ""

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

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Find ""

Press the settings icon.

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Find ""

Press the tab.

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Find ""

Press .

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Turn use of GPS position on or off

Press .

If you turn on geotagging, your phone can find your position using GPS. If you turn off the function, you can't use any GPS functions on your phone.
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Turn satellite-based GPS on or off

Press .

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.
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Turn network-based GPS on or off

Press 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.
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Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find ""

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press the tab.
Press .

2. Turn use of GPS position on or off

Press .
If you turn on geotagging, 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 satellite-based GPS on or off

Press .
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 network-based GPS on or off

Press 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.

5. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.