Your phone shows your location on the map using GPS, GLONASS, A-GPS, WiFi, or network
(Cell ID) based positioning.
The availability, accuracy and completeness of the location info depend on, for example, your
location, surroundings, and third party sources, and may be limited. Location info may not be
available, for example, inside buildings or underground. For privacy info related to positioning
The Assisted GPS (A-GPS) network service and other similar enhancements to GPS and
GLONASS retrieve location info using the cellular network, and assists in calculating your
A-GPS and other enhancements to GPS and GLONASS may require transferring small amounts
of data over the mobile network. If you want to avoid data costs, for example when travelling,
you can switch the mobile data connection off in your phone settings.
WiFi positioning improves positioning accuracy when satellite signals are not available,
especially when you are indoors or between tall buildings. If you're in a place where the use
of WiFi is restricted, you can switch WiFi off in your phone settings.
Note: Using WiFi may be restricted in some countries. For example, in the EU, you are
only allowed to use 5150–5350 MHz WiFi indoors, and in the USA and Canada, you are
only allowed to use 5.15–5.25 GHz WiFi indoors. For more info, contact your local
The trip meter may not be accurate, depending on the availability and quality of your satellite
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