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Turn GPS on or off : Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

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.

1. Find "Location"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press Connections.
Press Location.

2. Turn use of GPS position on or off

Press the indicator to turn the function on or off.

3. Select positioning method

Press Locating method.
If you select High accuracy, your tablet can find your exact position using the GPS satellites, the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks. Satellite-based GPS requires a clear view of the sky.
If you select Battery saving, your tablet can find your approximate position using the mobile network and nearby Wi-Fi networks.
If you select Tablet only, your tablet can find your exact position but it may take longer as there is no access to supplementary information from the mobile network or nearby Wi-Fi networks.

4. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.