3 ways to allow access to location on Google Chrome

3 ways to allow access to location on Google Chrome
3 ways to allow access to location on Google Chrome
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Google Chrome browser allows you to enable location tracking. You will be able to do this on the mobile version, as well as on the desktop version, although the desktop version of Chrome will still have access to your location, even if the site you are visiting does not have access to it.

Steps

Method 1 of 3: On the desktop version

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 1

Step 1. Open

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Google Chrome.

The app icon represents a red, green, yellow, and blue sphere.

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 2

Step 2. Press ⋮

This button is located in the upper right corner of the window. A drop-down menu will appear.

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 3

Step 3. Click Settings

This link will appear towards the bottom of the drop-down menu.

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 4

Step 4. Scroll down the page and select Advanced Settings

This link will be at the bottom of the page. Pressing advanced settings, you will have access to more options further down the page.

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 5

Step 5. Click on Privacy and Security

You will find this link in the menu on the left of the page. Then choose Site settings.

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 6

Step 6. Click Position

This link will be located in the center of the page, in the Permissions section.

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 7

Step 7. Tap Request permission before accessing

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The button will turn gray. You will know that the sites which ask for your location will automatically access it.

  • If you don't mind manually allowing access to your location on different sites, you can leave the Ask permission before accessing setting (recommended). This will allow you to allow access to your location for trusted sites, and block it for other sites.
  • When the Ask permission before accessing button is blue, sites asking for your location will display a popup window in the upper left corner of the page, offering an allow button and a block button.

Method 2 of 3: On an iPhone

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 8

Step 1. Go to settings

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from your phone.

It will be the gray small gear icon. Usually it will be on the home screen.

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 9

Step 2. Scroll down and select

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Chromium.

You will find this option in the list of applications towards the bottom of the page.

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 10

Step 3. Click Position

This link will be located at the top of the Chrome page.

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 11

Step 4. Choose When I use the app

This will allow Google Chrome to access the phone's location when you are using the app, but not when the app is closed.

Method 3 of 3: On Android

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 12

Step 1. Open

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Google Chrome.

Tap the Chrome app icon. This looks like a red, yellow, green and blue sphere.

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 13

Step 2. Click ⋮

This link will be located in the upper right corner of the screen. A drop-down menu will appear.

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 14

Step 3. Go to Settings

This option will be at the bottom of the drop-down menu.

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 15

Step 4. Continue to Site Settings

This link will be in the section advanced settings.

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 16

Step 5. Click Position

This option will be at the top of the page.

Enable Location Services on Google Chrome Step 17

Step 6. Move the gray button

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It will turn blue

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. Google will now be able to track the location of the device when you use Chrome, which will allow some sites to send you personalized information.

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