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

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.

Related Articles:

Hot Categories
Windows 10 Password
Windows 8 Password
Windows 7 Password
More +
Hot Articles
How to Reset Windows 8 Password without Disk
Remove/Bypass Windows 8/8.1 Admin Password
Windows 8.1 Password Reset When Forgot It
Forgot My Laptop Password on Windows 8 | What Do I Do
How to Turn on and Turn off Safe Mode in Windows 8 Computer
More +
Latest Articles
How to Change Startup Password in Windows 8/8.1
Enable and Disable Windows 8 Administrator Account
Prevent Access to Command Prompt on Windows 8/8.1
More +
Hot Products
Windows Password Genius
iTunes Password Genius
Product Key Finder
More +