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    Default map app on galaxy s3

    I am overseas and I have my galaxy s3 on airplane mode. I noticed that the map app showed which country I was in. My question is: am I using data (therefore getting charged for it) and if so how do I turn the map app off so I don't get charged.
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    Airplane mode - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    ...receive-only technologies like FM radio and GPS still operate if the device is so equipped. Some models disable GPS and other passive features, but this is inconsistent among manufacturers...
    Also, if you enabled WiFi at a hotspot it could read location through that signal...
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