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Use location Location scanning method WiFi and Bluetooth location-positioning

Use location

You can completely (de-) activate general location access on your Huawei smartphone. Apps with permission to use the location of the device are also prevented from doing so if this function is deactivated.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Location
Step 3:  Activate or deactivate  Access my location
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Location
  3. Activate or deactivate Access my location

Location scanning method

By default, the Huawei smartphone determines your location via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth scan, even if these functions are deactivated. As soon as an app is authorized to determine the location, the functions mentioned are used to determine the most accurate data possible. We can individually switch the search via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on / off.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Location
Step 3:  Tap on  Advanced settings
Step 4:  Activate or deactivate  Wi-Fi/Bluetooth scanning
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Location
  3. Tap on Advanced settings
  4. Activate or deactivate Wi-Fi/Bluetooth scanning

WiFi and Bluetooth location-positioning

In order to offer the best possible location determination, the Huawei smartphone uses WiFi and Bluetooth by default. This improved location positioning can be enabled or disabled independently of each other at any time.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Location
Step 3:  Tap on  Advanced settings
Step 4:  Enable or disable  Wi-Fi-  and/or  Bluetooth-scanning
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Location
  3. Tap on Advanced settings
  4. Enable or disable Wi-Fi- and/or Bluetooth-scanning

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