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Allow or Disallow Apps to Use My Location in Windows 8/8.1

"Hey, there. The first time I opened the Maps app in my Windows 8 tablet, I allowed it to show my location info. Yet, now I find that it displays my location every time I turn it on. Could you tell me what I can do to disallow it to show my location?"

To disallow apps to use your location in Windows 8 computer, you can turn off the setting named "Let apps use my location" in the Privacy settings. For more info, please refer to the following detailed steps.

Video guide on how to allow or disallow apps to use my location in Windows 8:

2 steps to allow or disallow apps to use my location in Win 8/8.1:

Step 1: Open PC settings.

Step 2: Select Privacy and click the switch under the "Let apps use my location" setting to turn it on or off.

Tip: By moving the slider on the switch to the right or left, you are also able to turn on or off this setting.

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