Turn off location aiding or location data

Location aiding and location data, if available for your BlackBerry® smartphone, improve the performance of GPS technology, but because these features use the wireless network, your data service charges might be increased. To avoid these charges, you can turn off location aiding or location data, but it might take longer for your smartphone to get your GPS location. For more information about data service charges, contact your wireless service provider.
  1. On the Home screen or in a folder, click the Options icon.
  2. Click Device > Location Settings.
    • To turn off location aiding, in the Location Aiding section, change the Setting field to Disabled.
    • To turn off location aiding while roaming, in the Location Aiding section, change the Setting field to Disabled While Roaming.
    • To turn off location data, in the Location Data section, change the Setting field to Disabled.
    • To turn off location data while roaming, in the Location Data section, change the Setting field to Disabled While Roaming.
  3. Press the Menu key > Save.
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