How to Turn on and Use Location Services on Android Nougat 7.0 & 7.1

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to enable and use location services on Android Nougat 7.0 & 7.1.2 that allows apps & sites to use information from Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, and cellular data to determine your nearby location. Using Google Maps, you can find your destination places or hotels, view traffic, tag location on your photo, and more interesting facts. By default turned off GPS in your android phone or tablet devices. To use and control location details enable location in your Android 7.1.2 Nougat device.

When the first-time app accesses your location, it will ask for permission. Also, individually set or control which apps and system services have use location services to get information. When disabling location services, can’t find your location vie apps. In this tutorial, I will show you details of how to use location services on Android nougat 7.0 & 7.1 devices.

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How to Use Location Services on Android Nougat 7.0 & 7.1 and Marshmallow 6.0  

To use location service on your android device, first of all, turn on it in your device.

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

Turn off location service in android nougat

Step 2: Tap “Location” under the personal section.

Turn off location in android phone

By default turned off location in your devices.

Step 3: Toggle on the “Off” button to activate GPS.

Step 4: Tap “Mode” to choose location mode.

You can view below three location mode settings in your nougat devices. By default set high accuracy.

location mode in android phone

  1. High accuracy

It includes GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or mobile data network to determine your approximate location. This is perfect to find the most accurate locations of places you find.

  1. Battery saving

This option is helpful when your phone battery is not more and find a nearby location. It will save battery on android device.

  1. Device only

It will use Global Positioning System (GPS) to find location. But the disadvantage of this option is consuming more battery power.

You can also see which Apps have accessed your location in android phone or tablet device.

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

Step 2: Under the personal section, tap “location”.

You can see recent location requests and location services sections.

use location services on android nougat

In recent location services, you can show apps list that accessed your data such as Google app, contacts, Google play services, Maps, and more. It’s easy to enable location services on android nougat and marshmallow devices.

Enable or Disable Location Permission on Android Nougat 7.0 & 7.1

 Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

Step 2: Tap “Location” under the personal section.

You can see the recent location requests section.

check Google app location permission

Step 3: Tap any “App”.

Tap permission to view location app permission

Step 4: Touch “Permission”.

Enable or disable location app permission in nougat

List of enabling or disable app permission locations seen in your device. You can individually stop android apps from accessing your location. It is the one type of manage app permissions on android devices.

Location services section in android

In the locations services section, you can see Google location history and Google location sharing options. This Google location history gives permission to Google to find location data of your phone, even you aren’t using this service. That’s all about use location services and GPS in android nougat 7.0 & 7.1 and marshmallow devices.

I hope the above-given information helpful to use location services on Android Nougat 7.0, Marshmallow, and other devices. If you have known other useful fact of GPS location services that are important for the user, please share with us.

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