How To Turn Off Location Access On Windows 10

How To Turn Off Location Access On Windows 10

It is no doubt that windows are one of the most popular and best operating system. If we check that series of windows then windows 10 is a certain package that provides more features. It provides a ton of features in Windows 10. It provides enough functionality that helps the user to operate it comfortably. They keep updating their operating system to make it more stable and provide other upcoming extended features.

Include all these features there is also another feature which most of the user might be not aware of it. Windows 10 has a built-in location service. These location services share your location with specific apps.

Some apps required this location service which helps them to provide a better app experience. Location service mostly used especially when you are on travel and specific where you are now and what is the distance where you want to go. But some of the users are very conscious about privacy, it sometimes becomes very risky for that user, and are don’t want to share their privacy to stuck in any danger.

But don’t worry Microsoft allows give the option for the privacy concern users you can easily turn it off. You can also choose which allows the application to get the location or which are not allowed.

So here in this article, I am going to share a trick that how you turn off location access on windows 10.

How to Turn Off Location Access in Windows 10

Here I mention how you can enable or disable the location service in windows 10, or allows location for selective apps.

First of all, open your windows setting by pressing (Windows + I) which is the shortcut key of the setting page. Or open it from the start button.

When setting the page open click on the privacy option.

How To Turn Off Location Access On Windows 10
How To Turn Off Location Access On Windows 10

Now in your left-hand side pane, select location in category App permission. And in you right-hand side pane, you will see the “change” button under “Allows access to location on This device”.

How To Turn Off Location Access On Windows 10
How To Turn Off Location Access On Windows 10

When you click on the change button a pop-up will appear it will ask about to on/off location access so choose it to toggle off if you want to disable your location access.

How To Turn Off Location Access On Windows 10
How To Turn Off Location Access On Windows 10

If you don’t want to disable the location service complete and want to blacklist some apps. So at that area scroll down a little bit, you will see  ‘Choose which apps can access your precise location.’

How To Turn Off Location Access On Windows 10
How To Turn Off Location Access On Windows 10

At there toggle off those apps which you don’t want to allows accessing the location service.

That’s all, That’s how you can turn off location access on windows 10, I hope that you understand it well, if you face any difficulty, then comment us below and also share that article with your friends.

Also, Read This Article How to Hide Or Remove Drive in Windows 10

 

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