In order for you to use GPS on your device 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 from the home screen at MENU > Settings > Location.
2. Make sure you have a clear unobstructed view of the sky. Things such as ceilings, roofs, and weather may affect GPS performance.
3. To achieve the best performance, try to place yourself in an area for 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 device's battery life depending on the usage.
NOTE 2: This function requires GPS in order to work properly, and usage may shorten the device's battery life. Please refer to "How can I prolong my device'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.