Activating GPS on your phone

  1. Go to the Home screen of your phone
  2. Click on the Menu button that brings you all the phone applications
  3. Click on Settings
  4. Click on Location services
  5. Click to tick on Google’s location service
  6. If prompted with a Location consent message, click Agree
  7. If not prompted with a Location consent message, restart the phone and when it prompts the message click Agree
  8. Click to tick on GPS satellites
  9. If prompted with a Use My Location message, click Agree
  10. Click to tick on Location & Google search
  • Google’s location service - Allows the application to find its location using cellular and Wi-Fi networks. RECOMMENDED
  • GPS satellites - Allows the application to find its location using the GPS satellite system. RECOMMENDED


De-activating GPS on your phone

  1. Go to the Home screen of your phone
  2. Click on the Menu button that brings you all the phone applications
  3. Click on Settings
  4. Click on Location services
  5. Uncheck the check boxes next to Google’s location service, GPS satellites and Location & Google search
  6. The GPS is now OFF