Sony Xperia SP - Using GPS

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Using GPS

Your device has a GPS (Global Positioning System) receiver that uses satellite signals

to calculate your location. Your device also supports GLONASS (Global Navigation

Satellite System). Both systems can complement and replace each other, if

necessary, to ensure positioning accuracy and a smooth navigation experience. When

you enable GPS, the GLONASS system also gets enabled automatically.

When you use features that require the GPS and GLONASS receiver to find your location,

make sure you have a clear view of the sky.

To enable GPS


Drag the status bar downward, then tap .


Tap Location services.


Drag the slider beside Access to my location to the right.


Tap Agree to confirm.

When you enable GPS, the GLONASS system gets enabled automatically.

Getting the best performance

The first time you use the GPS 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). The 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



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