How to disable Galaxy Note10+ GPS or Location Services

Some apps require access to a device’s GPS or Location Services in order to work properly. This is true for mapping apps, food delivery apps, tracking apps, and other similar apps. By default, your Galaxy Note10+ GPS is enabled so all you have to do is to allow an app after an installation to use it. However, if you’re concerned about privacy, or limiting apps from knowing your location, you can actually disable GPS easily. This short guide will show you how it’s done.

How to disable Galaxy Note10+ GPS or Location Services

Turning off Locations Services is easy. Follow the steps below to turn off GPS or location services.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Open Settings.
  3. Tap Biometrics and security.
  4. Turn Location by moving the switch to the left.
  5. If you want to turn GPS or Location Services later, just follow Steps 1-3 then tap the Location switch to the right again, then tap Agree (if doing this for the first time).

How to disable Galaxy Note10+ GPS per app

If you want to limit location services for a single app only, you can do so by following the steps below. This is useful if you’re planning on letting other apps continue using GPS but not a particular one. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Open Settings.
  3. Tap Biometrics and security.
  4. Make sure that Location enabled or ON.
  5. Tap Location.
  6. Under Recent location requests section, tap on the app you don’t want to use GPS.
  7. Tap Permissions.
  8. Turn off Location by moving switch to the left.

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