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My Samsung Galaxy S® 4 by Steve Schwartz

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11. Using GPS Apps

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In this chapter, you discover how to use the phone’s GPS chip with two of the preinstalled location-based apps. Topics include the following:

Enabling and disabling GPS

→ Obtaining directions from the current location to your destination

→ Finding specific addresses and nearby businesses

The Galaxy S 4 has an embedded Global Positioning System (GPS) chip that enables the network to determine your phone’s current location. When the GPS is active, the phone can use E911 emergency location services to transmit your location (see “Emergency Calling” in Chapter 4), as well as run a variety of apps that display maps of your surroundings, ...

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