Turn GPS on or off

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.

1 of 10 steps Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
2 of 10 steps Press the settings icon.
3 of 10 steps Press Connections.
4 of 10 steps Press Location.
5 of 10 steps Press the indicator to turn the function on or off.
6 of 10 steps Press Locating method.
7 of 10 steps If you select High accuracy, your tablet can find your exact position using the GPS satellites, the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.
8 of 10 steps If you select Battery saving, your tablet can find your approximate position using the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks.
9 of 10 steps If you select Tablet only, your tablet can find your exact position but it may take longer as there is no access to supplementary information from nearby mobile or Wi-Fi networks.
10 of 10 steps Press the Home key to return to the home screen.