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How to turn off location services on your device

Updated on: 2017-09-25 12:59:23 UTC

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Turning Location Services Off

Please chose your device

iOS

  1. Go to the Settings

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  2. Now Scroll down to see Privacy then Tap on it

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  3. Tap on Location Services

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  4. Now click on the button next to Location Services to turn it Off

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  5. Your iPhone will ask you if you really want to turn it off

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  6. Click Turn off to Disable the settings permanently 

Android

  1. Go to the Settings

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  2. Scroll down to see Location

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  3. Tap on it, you will see whether it its On or Off

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  4. Tap on the Button next to Off to turn it off (if already On)

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MAC

  1. Go to the System Preferences and click Security & Privacy

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  2. This will open the Security & Privacy window, click Privacy

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  3. Enter your Mac's Username & Password (if required)

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  4. You will see the check box near Location Services is Checked

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  5. Uncheck it and your Mac will ask if you really want to turn it off, click Turn off

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Windows

  1. Click on the Start Menu. It's the Windows icon in the bottom left of your screen

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  2. Click on Settings
  3. Click on Privacy, then click on Location

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  4. Click on the Change button

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  5. Click the On switch to turn location tracking off

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