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How To Turn Off Annoying Location Requests In Browsers | Geek Winky

Modern web browsers allow websites to ask for your location through a prompt.  You've no doubt seen the pop-ups: "abc.com wants to know your location". Then you have to click Allow or Block. If you’re tired of seeing these prompts, you can disable them and websites won’t be able to ask for your location anymore.
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In this article we will show you how to block these pop-ups that annoy you a lot. Below is the procedure mentioned for some browsers like Chrome, Firefox and Edge.


1. Google Chrome

Step 1 - Press Alt-F to open the menu, then click Settings.

Step 2 - Scroll down to the bottom, click Show advanced settings, then click the Content settings button.

Step 3 - Scroll down to the Location section, then enable Do not allow any site to track your physical location.

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Step 4 - Close the Settings tab.

2. Mozilla Firefox

Step 1 - Click inside the address bar, type about:config and press Enter.

Step 2 - Click the I accept the risk button indicating you're OK with the risks associated with changing browser settings.

Step 3 - In the search box, type geo.enabled, When that setting appears below, double-click it to turn it off (or this case from "true" to "false").

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Step 4 - Close the about:config tab.

3. Microsoft Edge 

Step 1 - You don't need Edge itself for this; instead, in the Windows search bar, type Privacy, then click Privacy settings.

Step 2 - Click Location, then scroll down to the section labeled "Choose apps that can use your precise location."

Step 3 - Find Microsoft Edge in the list and change the setting to Off.

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Article By : Atul AgrawalSr. Technical Writer & Editor @ Geek Winky
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