Sony Xperia E - Using GPS

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Using GPS

Your phone has a global positioning system (GPS) receiver that uses satellite signals

to calculate your location.

When you use features that require the GPS receiver to find your location, make sure you have

a clear view of the sky.

To enable GPS


From your Home screen, tap .


Tap Settings > Location services.


Mark the GPS satellites checkbox.

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