This wikiHow teaches you how to enable location services and find your current location on a map in Google Maps, using Android.
Part One of Two:
Enabling Location ServicesEdit
2Scroll down and tap . This option is located under the PERSONAL heading on your Settings menu.
4Tap . This option should be at the top of your Location menu.
5Select . When this option is selected, your Android will use GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and mobile data to determine your exact location.Advertisement
Part Two of Two:
Finding Your LocationEdit
1Open Google Maps on your Android. The Maps app looks like a tiny map icon with a red location pin dropped on it. You can find it on your Apps menu.
2Tap the crosshair icon. This button is located in the lower-right corner of your map. It will determine your current location, and center the map around it.
3Find the blue dot on the map. Your current location is marked with a blue dot on the map.
- The blue dot will move with live GPS updates if you're moving around.
1. Enable location on your Android.
2. Open Google Maps.
3. Tap the crosshair icon.
4. Find the blue dot on the map.