How to turn off GPS on a Phone

Many of the smart function that phones have nowadays are the GPS. The GPS function is normally embedded as a default in many of the smartphones available in the market. What is a GPS? GPS stands for Global Positioning System. It is basically a technology that uses space-based satellite navigation system that will allow information such as location to be distributed and accessible by a GPS receiver.  Almost all smartphones are equipped with a GPS receiver and therefore allows it to receive information on location from the satellite. However, some user probably wants to protect some of its privacy and therefore it is best sometimes to disable the GPS. So, how you can disable the GPS?

If you are using iPhone, the best way to disabled the GPS locator is by opening the setting icon. Look at privacy section and turn off the location services. By turning the location services off, you will not be able to track your phone using the “Find My Iphone”. You can also turn off the GPS locator on each of the individual apps. If you are using Android, the similar function can be found by opening settings and then choose location and then uncheck the GPS satellite. This will turn off the function of GPS in your android phones. But by disabling your GPS settings, you will not be able to use apps that relies on GPS such as navigation apps.

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