Activating GPS and viewing current location
Mapeo Mobile uses the GPS of your device, so before you start using the application make sure that GPS or Location on your smartphone is enabled.
It will be different on each smartphone, but GPS or Location services can generally be found in the Quick Settings menu, which can be accessed by swiping down from the top of your screen.
On the home screen of Mapeo Mobile, you will be able to see if Mapeo is successfully accessing your device's GPS.
- If GPS is activated, the GPS details button at the top of the screen will show a green dot and the precision of the GPS signal:
- If the GPS is deactivated, the GPS details button will be red:
GPS details button to see more information on your current location.
By default, Mapeo Mobile will mark your current position with a blue dot at the center of the map and adjust the map as you move.
If you pan to a different area on the map, you can always return to viewing your current location by tapping the
Show my current position button on the bottom right of the map.