Turn GPS on or off - Apple iPhone 5s (iOS8) Press Settings. Press Privacy. Press Location Services. Press the indicator next to "Location Services" to turn the function on or off.
Enable Restriction to Prevent Turning it Off:
How to turn Location Services on or off for specific apps
Disabling location services may help you preserve your device's battery life and maintain the highest level of smart device privacy, but it will diminish your overall experience.
But many users tend to disable the Location Services on devices either to reduce battery consumption or to avoid displaying the device location for privacy reasons. Mobile Device Manager Plus lets you know the current device location in near real-time and also the device location over a period of time.
How to turn off location services for specific iPhone apps
To turn off location services in iMessage on your iPhone:
When you turn off location sharing on Android or iOS, your contacts won't be directly notified. But if they decide to go looking for your location, they'll find out it's been disabled.
When you turn off location services on your iPhone, you're disabling them across your device. This can be great to stop location tracking and preserve battery life. But it will cause some difficulties with apps like Find My or Maps.
Most Mac users should keep the Location Services feature enabled, though prudently disabling the location functionality for apps that don't require location data is still a sound idea.
The risk of using location services Location information is another key data point added to any other data you make public on social sites and blogs, comments you leave, and so on. It is likely permanent, searchable, and has the potential of being seen by anyone on the Internet.
How to turn off location for photos and videos
You can turn on Location Services remotely by tapping Lost Mode. This will turn on Location Services and lock your iPhone with the passcode you provide. I strongly encourage you to activate Location Services on your iPhone.
Turn on Location Services