GPS: Samsung Galaxy J7

Learn how to connect to GPS on the Samsung Galaxy J7.

 

 

Turn on / off

To turn on or turn off GPS, follow these steps:

 

Android 7.1

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings > Connections.
  3. Tap Location.
  4. If necessary, slide the Location Switch right to the ON position, then tap Agree.
  5. Tap Locating method.
  6. Select desired locating method:  
    • GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile networks
    • Wi-Fi and mobile networks
    • GPS only

 

Android 6.0

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Privacy and safety.
  4. Tap Location.
  5. If necessary, slide the Location Switch right to the ON position, then tap Agree.
  6. Tap Locating method.
  7. Select desired locating method:  
    • GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile networks
    • Wi-Fi and mobile networks
    • GPS only

 

To turn off all location services including GPS, follow these steps:

 

Android 7.1

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings > Connections.
  3. Tap Location.
  4. Side the Location Switch left to the OFF position. This disables all location services, including GPS.

 

Android 6.0

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Privacy and safety.
  4. Tap Location.
  5. Side the Location Switch left to the OFF position. This disables all location services, including GPS.

 

To turn off GPS but use other location services, follow these steps:

 

Android 7.1

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings > Connections.
  3. Tap Location.
  4. If necessary, slide the Location Switch right to the ON position, then tap Agree.
  5. Tap Locating method.
  6. Select Wi-Fi and mobile networks to use location services without GPS.

 

Android 6.0

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Privacy and safety.
  4. Tap Location.
  5. If necessary, slide the Location Switch right to the ON position, then tap Agree.
  6. Tap Locating method.
  7. Select Wi-Fi and mobile networks to use location services without GPS.