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How to turn off location servicesSupport


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  1. Andy Cartwrigh

    Andy Cartwrigh Member This Topic's Starter

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    New user here. Got to playing around with gps and now have the target symbol upper right next to the signal strenth.

    I go to settings and location and all three are turned off - vzw, standalone, google.

    I want that gps symbol to go away. How do I turn whatever that is off?

    Thanks
     

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  2. sdrawkcab25

    sdrawkcab25 Well-Known Member

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    You can't get rid if it unless you root... Gps is only in use when you see the satelite dish.
     
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    Andy Cartwrigh Member This Topic's Starter

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    Ok, I guess I'm still confused. What is the scope reticle looking symbol to the immediate left of the signal strength? What does that mean and why is it there?

    Thanks
     
  4. euph_22

    euph_22 Well-Known Member

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    It means you E911 location is turned on (It's always turned on. It just lets the Police, EMS, and Fire and rescue find your phone in an emergency.) If you have any of the location services (google, verizon, GPS) on, you'll see 3 curved lines on the right of the reticle (I think it's a map location symbol).

    Why is it there? I don't really know. But it is.
     
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  5. Andy Cartwrigh

    Andy Cartwrigh Member This Topic's Starter

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    Ahh, that's right, I forgot about the 911 deal. Thanks
     

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