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    Using location services

    Arrow left Xperia™ Z3 Tablet Compact WiFi support overview

    Location services allow applications such as Maps and the camera to use information from Wi-Fi networks as well as Global Positioning System (GPS) information to determine your approximate location. If you're not within a clear line of sight to GPS satellites, your device can determine your location using the Wi-Fi function.

    In order to use your device to find out where you are, you need to enable location services.

    To enable or disable location services

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony and app tray tablet.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Location, then tap the on-off switch accordingly to enable or disable location services.
    3. If you selected to enable location services in step 2, tap Agree to confirm.

    Improving GPS accuracy

    The first time you use the GPS function in your device, it can take a few minutes for your location to be found. To help the search, make sure you have a clear view of the sky. Stand still and don't cover the GPS antenna (the highlighted area in the image). GPS signals can pass through clouds and plastic, but not through most solid objects such as buildings and mountains. If your location isn't found after a few minutes, move to another location.

    GPS location on Sony Devices

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