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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

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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.

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Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your tablet.
Press the settings icon.

Step 2 of 12

Press Connections.

Step 3 of 12

Press Location.

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

Step 5 of 12

If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.

Step 6 of 12

Press Mode.
Proceed to step 3.
If you turn off the function:
Proceed to step 5.

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Step 7 of 12

Select one of the following options:
Turn on satellite-based and network-based GPS, go to 3a.
Turn on network-based GPS, go to 3b.
Turn on satellite-based GPS, go to 3c.

Step 8 of 12

Press High accuracy.

If you turn on satellite-based GPS, your tablet can find your position quickly and with the highest accuracy.
Step 9 of 12

Press Power saving.

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 12

Press GPS only.

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 11 of 12

Press the Return key.

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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Location"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your tablet.
Press the settings icon.
Press Connections.
Press Location.

2. Turn GPS on or off

Press the indicator below "Location" to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on the function:
Press Agree.
Press Mode.
Proceed to step 3.
If you turn off the function:
Proceed to step 5.

3. Select option

Select one of the following options:
Turn on satellite-based and network-based GPS, go to 3a.
Turn on network-based GPS, go to 3b.
Turn on satellite-based GPS, go to 3c.
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4. 3a - Turn on satellite-based and network-based GPS

Press High accuracy.
If you turn on satellite-based GPS, your tablet can find your position quickly and with the highest accuracy.

5. 3b - Turn on network-based GPS

Press Power saving.
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.

6. 3c - Turn on satellite-based GPS

Press GPS only.
If you turn on satellite-based GPS, your tablet can find your exact position. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.

7. Save setting

Press the Return key.

8. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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