Does GPS use data from my service provider? Technical Support Team Updated April 11, 2019 16:30 Follow Note: Only applicable to GPS enabled models. Since GPS uses satellites for tracking it does not use any of your data. Related articles Please click the link to submit a help request form My tablet is freezing up How to turn my cell phone into a WiFi hotspot Can I use GPS to locate my missing tablet? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.