Turn GPS Location On / Off - BlackBerry® Bold™ 9650 Smartphone

Note To determine the device software version, refer to View Phone Information.

Device Software Version 5.x
Device Software Version 6.x

  

Device Software Version 5.x

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu button.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Select Advanced Options.
  4. Select GPS.
  5. Select the current setting in the GPS Data Source field.
  6. Select Device GPS.
  7. Select the current setting in the GPS Services field.
  8. Select one of the following settings:
    Location On
    GPS enabled
    E911 Only
    GPS disabled
  9. Select the current setting in the Location Aiding field.
  10. Select one of the following settings:
    • Enabled
    • Disabled
    • Disabled While Roaming
  11. Press the Menu button then select Save.

  

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Device Software Version 6.x

  1. From the Home screen All tray, select Options.
    Note To expand the tray, press the Menu button then select Open Tray.
    Home screen All tray with Options
  2. Select Device.
    Options with Device
  3. Select Location Settings.
    Device with Location Settings
  4. Select the current setting in the GPS Data Source field.
    GPS Data Source field with current setting
  5. Select Device GPS.
    GPS Data Source field with available settings
  6. Select the current setting in the Location Services field.
    Location Services field with current setting
  7. Select one of the following settings:
    Location On
    GPS enabled
    E911 Only
    GPS disabled
    Location Services field with available settings
  8. From the Location Data section, select the current setting in the Setting field.
    Note Steps 8 through 11 are only applicable when enabling GPS Location. If disabling, skip to step 12.
    Location Data setting with current setting
  9. Select one of the following settings:
    • Enabled
    • Disabled
    • Disabled While Roaming
    Location Data setting with available settings
  10. From the Location Aiding section, select the current setting in the Setting field.
    Location Aiding field with current setting
  11. Select one of the following settings:
    • Enabled
    • Disabled
    • Disabled While Roaming
    Location Aiding field with available settings
  12. Press the Menu button then select Save.
    Location Settings menu with Save

  

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