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    Using location services

    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 location services

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Location.
    3. Drag the slider beside Location to the right.
    4. Tap Agree to confirm.

    To allow Google apps to access your location

    1. Make sure you are signed in to your Google™ account from your device.
    2. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    3. Find and tap Settings > Google > Location.
    4. Drag the slider beside Location to the right.
    5. Tap Agree to confirm.

    Improving GPS accuracy

    The first time you use the GPS function in your device, it can take 5 to 10 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.

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