GPS: Samsung Galaxy Tab A

Learn how to connect to GPS on the Samsung Galaxy Tab A.

 

Turn on individual location services

  1. From any Home screen, swipe up to view all Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Connections.
  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

 

Turn off all location services including GPS

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

 

Turn off GPS but use other location services

  1. From any Home screen, swipe up to view all Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Connections.
  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.