In order for you to use GPS on your phone in applications such as Footprints and Google Maps, please first turn on GPS. From the home screen please press MENU > Settings > Location, and check the Use GPS satellites box.
If you are having trouble connecting to a GPS satellite, try the following to see if this helps.
1. Make sure that Use wireless networks is checked in the settings menu located at MENU from the home screen > Settings > Location.
2. Make sure you have a clear unobstructed view of the sky. Things such a ceilings, roofs, and weather may affect GPS performance.
3. To achieve the best performance, try to place yourself in an area were there is a 360 degree view of the sky. Tall buildings and walls may slightly affect GPS performance.
NOTE 1: Turn on this function may shorten the handset's battery life depending on the usage.
NOTE 2: This function requires GPS in order to work properly, and usage may shorten the handset's battery life. Please refer to "How can I prolong my handset's battery life?"
NOTE 3: An Internet connection (Wi-Fi, GPRS/3G, etc.) is required to access this service. your mobile operator may charge for using GPRS/3G.