How to Enable or Disable Windows 11 Location Service?

Some apps need Location service enabled to function correctly, such as Find my device and auto-setting the time zone. They need to know where you’re located and connecting the internet. These applications work based on your current location.

This gearupwindows article will guide you on enabling and disabling Windows 11 location service feature.

How to Turn off Location Service in Windows 11?

To disable or turn off Location Service in Windows 11, do the following:-

Step 1. First, open the Settings app.

Step 2. Then, select Privacy & security category in the left sidebar of Settings.

Step 3. After that,  select the Location tile on the right pane of your screen under the “App permissions” section.

Step 4. When the Location settings page appears on your computer, turn Off the toggle switch beside “Location services.”

Once you complete the above steps, Windows 11 will block all apps from accessing your device’s location.

How to Turn on Location Service in Windows 11?

To enable or turn on Location Service in Windows 11, do the following:-

Step 1. First, open the Settings app.

Step 2. Then, select Privacy & security category in the left sidebar of Settings.

Step 3. After that,  select the Location tile on the right pane of your screen under the “App permissions” section.

Step 4. When the Location settings page appears on your computer, turn On the toggle switch beside “Location services.”

 

Once you complete the above steps, Windows 11 will permit all apps from accessing your device’s location.

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