How to Turn Location On or Off

Objective

  • To turn location on or off on your phone

Environment

  • Moto E5 Play
  • Moto G3
  • Moto G4
  • Moto G5S Plus
  • Moto X4
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Android 8.0 Oreo

Procedure

  1. Open the app drawer
  2. Tap the Settings app
  3. Tap Location
  4. Tap the Toggle at the top right

Additional Notes

If this option is off, you cannot use access GPS on any apps without location permissions

To see which apps have the location permission enabled, scroll down toward the bottom of the screen

To improve location accuracy, you can choose from the following location modes

  • High accuracy - Use GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or mobile networks to determine location
  • Battery saving - Use Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or mobile networks to determine location
  • Device only - Use GPS to determine location

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