How To Use Location Services On Samsung Galaxy Note 4

How To Use Location Services On Samsung Galaxy Note 4
How To Use Location Services On Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Learn how to use location service on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Some apps, such as Google maps, may require one or more location services be turned on for full functionality.

Locating Method

  • From a Home screen, tap Apps icon > Settings > Location.
  • Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.
  • Tap Mode to select how your location is determined:
    • High accuracy: Use GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile networks.
    • Power saving: Use Wi-Fi and mobile networks (no GPS).
    • GPS only: Use GPS only.

Recent Location Requests

Apps that have requested your location are listed under Recent location requests.

  • From a Home screen, tap Apps icon > Settings > Location.
  • Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.
  • Tap an entry to view the apps settings.

Location Reporting

Google uses Location Reporting to store and use your devices most recent location data. Google apps, such as Google Maps, can use this data to improve your search results based on places that you have visited.

  • From a Home screen, tap Apps icon > Settings > Location.
  • Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.
  • Tap Google Location Reporting for options:
    • Location Reporting: Allow Google apps to use your devices most recent location data.
    • Location History: Allow Google to store a history of your location data. Tap DELETE LOCATION HISTORY to permanently delete your location history.

My Places

You can save your favorite locations for use with services that require location information. This information can improve your search results and other location-related activities.

  • From a Home screen, tap Apps icon > Settings > Location.
  • Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.
  • Tap My places.
    • Tap Add icon to add additional categories.
    • Tap a category (Home, Work, Car, School, or Gym) to add a location:
    • To delete a custom category, tap More options > Select, select the category to delete, then tap Delete.

Note: Home, Work, Car, School, and Gym cannot be deleted.

Note: Refer for more information on Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

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