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 ====== Positioning ====== ====== Positioning ======
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 Most devices now have a GPS chip which is used to compute this location. GPS provides a precise location while not using any cellular network. However, it must have a clear access to the sky, meaning that it cannot be used indoor. Most devices now have a GPS chip which is used to compute this location. GPS provides a precise location while not using any cellular network. However, it must have a clear access to the sky, meaning that it cannot be used indoor.
  
-{{ :​en:​help:​v2:​positioning:​submenu.jpg?​nolink}}+{{ :​en:​help:​v2:​positioning:​positioning-submenu.jpg?​nolink}}
  
 {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} If your device doesn'​t have a GPS chip, or if this one is turned off in the Android settings, the network location (much less precise) may be used. {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} If your device doesn'​t have a GPS chip, or if this one is turned off in the Android settings, the network location (much less precise) may be used.
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 To turn on the GPS positioning and display your real location on the map, you can either: To turn on the GPS positioning and display your real location on the map, you can either:
   * Long-press the "''​**GPS position**''"​ menu button {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}};​   * Long-press the "''​**GPS position**''"​ menu button {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}};​
-  * Open the sub-menu and click on the "''​**Positioning details**''"​ toggle button {{:icon_03.png?​nolink}}.+  * Open the sub-menu and click on the "''​**Positioning details**''"​ toggle button {{:icon_04.png?​nolink}}.
  
 {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} The GPS may require up to few minutes to retrieve your precise location after being turned on. {{:​icon_help.png?​nolink}} The GPS may require up to few minutes to retrieve your precise location after being turned on.
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 Click on the "''​**GPS position**''"​ menu button {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} to display the sub-menu, containing the following items: Click on the "''​**GPS position**''"​ menu button {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} to display the sub-menu, containing the following items:
-  * The "''​**Positioning details**''"​ button {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} opens the positioning details panel; +  * The "''​**Dashboard**''"​ button {{:​icon_02.png?​nolink}} opens the positioning details panel; 
-  * The "''​**Positioning details**''" ​toggle ​{{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} ​activates or deactivates ​the positioning;​ +  * The "''​**GPS Position**''" ​button ​{{:​icon_03.png?​nolink}} ​opens the positioning ​details panel
-  * The "''​**Rotate the map (using GPS)**''" ​check-box ​{{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}} activates or deactivates the map rotation to make it match your current GPS orientation (you must be moving)+  * The "''​**Position toggle**''"​ {{:​icon_04.png?​nolink}} activates or deactivates the positioning
-  * The "''​**Display distance line**''"​ check-box {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} activates or deactivates ​the drawing of a line from the map center ​to your current ​location including its distance ​(see {{:​icon_07.png?​nolink}} below); +  * The "''​**Rotate the map (using GPS)**''"​ check-box {{:​icon_05.png?​nolink}} activates or deactivates the map rotation ​to make it match your current ​GPS orientation ​(you must be moving); 
-  * The "''​**Positioning status**''"​ check-box {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}} activates or deactivates the display of a box on the map giving the most important positioning information ​(see {{:icon_08.png?​nolink}} ​below).+  * The "''​**Positioning status**''"​ check-box {{:​icon_06.png?​nolink}} activates or deactivates the display of a box on the map giving the most important positioning information {{:icon_07.png?​nolink}}.
  
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 The "''​**GPS position**''"​ menu button {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} icon and color let you know the current state: The "''​**GPS position**''"​ menu button {{:​icon_01.png?​nolink}} icon and color let you know the current state:
  
-{{:en:help:1.4:geolocation:​menu-off.jpg?​nolink}} ​ When the icon is white, the GPS positioning is turned off. Long-press the button to turn it on.+{{:en:help:v2:positioning:positioning-menu-off.jpg?​nolink}} When the icon is white, the GPS positioning is turned off. Long-press the button to turn it on.
  
-{{:en:help:1.4:geolocation:menu-on-locked.jpg?​nolink}} ​ When the icon is green, the GPS positioning is turned on and the current location is displayed at the map center (or being retrieved). Long-press the button to turn it off.+{{:en:help:v2:positioning:positioning-menu-on.jpg?​nolink}} When the icon is green, the GPS positioning is turned on and the current location is displayed at the map center (or being retrieved). Long-press the button to turn it off.
  
-{{:en:help:1.4:geolocation:menu-on-unlocked.jpg?​nolink}} ​ When the icon is green with a lock key, the GPS positioning is turned on and the current location is currently not displayed at the map center (you'​re looking somewhere else on the map). Click on the button to center the map on the current location.+{{:en:help:v2:positioning:positioning-menu-unlocked.jpg?​nolink}} When the icon is green with a lock key, the GPS positioning is turned on and the current location is currently not displayed at the map center (you'​re looking somewhere else on the map). Click on the button to center the map on the current location.
  
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 ===== The on-map positioning ===== ===== The on-map positioning =====
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-{{ :​en:​help:​1.4:​geolocation:​on-map-positioning.jpg?​nolink}} 
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 When turned on, the GPS will try to compute your location based on the information retrieved from GPS satellites. When turned on, the GPS will try to compute your location based on the information retrieved from GPS satellites.
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 +{{ :​en:​help:​v2:​positioning:​positioning-on-map.jpg?​nolink}}
  
 If the "''​**Positioning status**''"​ option is checked, an information box {{:​icon_08.png?​nolink}} lets you know how much satellites have been found yet. In this case, ''​**4/​8sats**''​ means that ''​**8**''​ satellites have been found in the sky, and ''​**4**''​ are being used to compute the current location. If ''​**0**''​ satellites are being used, then the current location has not been found yet. If the "''​**Positioning status**''"​ option is checked, an information box {{:​icon_08.png?​nolink}} lets you know how much satellites have been found yet. In this case, ''​**4/​8sats**''​ means that ''​**8**''​ satellites have been found in the sky, and ''​**4**''​ are being used to compute the current location. If ''​**0**''​ satellites are being used, then the current location has not been found yet.

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