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How to stop websites from asking about your Location

Want to stop different web browsers from constantly asking for your location? Here’s how for each web browser:

Microsoft Edge

  • Open the settings app and go to Privacy>Location
  • Scroll to the bottom until you see the heading “Choose apps that can use you precise location”
  • Turn the toggle off

Google Chrome

 

  • Click the vertical three dots in the upper right hand corner
  • Select settings and the settings tab will open
  • “Show advanced settings” > “Privacy” > “Content settings” > “Location” > “Do not allow any site to track physical location”

Opera

  • “Click Menu” in the upper-left corner
  • Settings > Websites > Location > Do not allow any site to track my physical location

Mozilla Firefox

  • Type about:config into the address bar and hit enter
  • Accept the risk
  • Type geo.enabled and hit enter
  • Double Click that option with your mouse and disable it

Internet Explorer

  • Click the settings icon in the upper-right corner
  • Internet options > Privacy > Location > Never allow websites to request your physical location

Safari

  • Open the system’s Apple menu
  • Select Systems Preferences > Security & Privacy > Privacy > click the lock > Location Services > Enable Location Services

Sources: http://www.itnews.com/article/3192344/windows/how-to-stop-websites-from-asking-for-your-location-in-chrome-edge-firefox-opera-safari.html?idg_eid=919930b10c799bbbd53641b083af96fa&email_SHA1_lc=46db4bef767807d70de50eddfec570205a64d182&cid=itn_nlt_ITnews_Daily_2017-04-29&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ITnews%20Daily%202017-04-29&utm_term=ITnews_Daily

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