[Loadstone] [OT] Accessibility on Android 4.0, specifically Galaxy S3

robhill at es.co.nz robhill at es.co.nz
Sun Oct 7 00:14:35 BST 2012

rj writes:
 > How do you turn the assisted part  off?
Hello Robert and list,

>From the Nokia C5 users' guide:

GPS (A-GPS) is used to retrieve assistance data over a packet data
connection, which assists in calculating the coordinates of your
current location when your device is receiving signals from
satellites. When you activate A-GPS, your device receives useful
satellite information from an assistance data server over the cellular
network. With the help of assisted data, your device can obtain the
GPS position faster. Your device is preconfigured to use the Nokia
A-GPS service, if no service providerspecific A-GPS settings are
available. The assistance data is retrieved from the Nokia A-GPS
service server only when needed. > To disable the A-GPS service,
select Applications > GPS data and Options > Positioning settings >
Positioning methods > Assisted GPS > Options > Disable. You must have
an internet access point defined in the device to retrieve assistance
data from the Nokia A-GPS service over a packet data connection. The
access point for A-GPS can be defined in positioning settings. Only a
packet data internet access point can be used. Your device asks you to
select the internet access point when GPS is used for the first time.


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