Control apps' access to your location, and configure location sources.
Some apps may require one or more location services be turned On for full app functionality.
GPS signals may be affected by your surroundings, including:
Tunnels or underground structures
High-voltage or electromagnetic fields
Note: E9-1-1 location service is standard on all mobile phones, to allow sharing of GPS
information with emergency personnel when you make a call to emergency services, such
2. Tap Location to configure options:
Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn location services On or Off. When on, you are
allowing Google's location service to collect anonymous location data. Some data
may be stored on your device, and collection may occur even when no apps are
running. After you turn Location on, you can configure settings:
Mode: Choose the method your phone uses to determine your location.
High accuracy: When enabled, your phone uses GPS information, Wi-Fi, and
mobile networks to estimate your location.
Power saving: When enabled, your phone uses Wi-Fi and mobile networks to
estimate your location.
GPS only: When enabled, your only phone uses GPS information to estimate
Recent location requests: View services or apps that have recently accessed your
Location services: View the current location service. Tap a service to configure
options, if available.
Location sources: Tap My places to save your favorite locations, to allow your
device to provide relevant information by recognizing saved locations.
> Settings > More.