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    RLan
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    How do I disable the GPS in my VX 8300.

    I dont like broadcasting my location to some database every 2 minutes....or how can I effectively jam the signal. I am retired and at most go to my American Legion meetings or things like that but I hate knowing some government entity has a need to know my daily activities ..... I know phones have this built in......I want to disable it. Permanently. I have no dishonorable intent.....I have an intense distrust ....

    Thank you in advance


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    Re: Disabling GPS

    On my LG, it has a setting for E911 only. The GPS only works when you call 911. It is to verify your location or to find your location if you do not know your location. Unless you have added a parental tracking program, the GPS does nothing. No one can track where you are just by having your phone on.



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    Re: Disabling GPS

    Quote Originally Posted by RLan
    How do I disable the GPS in my VX 8300.

    I dont like broadcasting my location to some database every 2 minutes....or how can I effectively jam the signal. I am retired and at most go to my American Legion meetings or things like that but I hate knowing some government entity has a need to know my daily activities ..... I know phones have this built in......I want to disable it. Permanently. I have no dishonorable intent.....I have an intense distrust ....

    Thank you in advance
    You have got to stop watching The X-Files, dude! The only thing that the GPS on your phone does is enable you to take advantage of Location Based Services (LBS), such as VZNavigator or the Chaperone service. Rest assured, there are no black helicopters or government agencies tracking your whereabouts or your cell phone usage habits.

    If you remain uncinvinced, you can change the GPS setting to e911 only by going into settings&tools; phone settings; location; e911 only.
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    Re: Disabling GPS

    Amen



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