Windows® 10 - Turn GPS Location On / Off

Note If your device isn't running Windows 10, refer to the Windows 8 instructions.

  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings icon Settings icon (located in the lower-left) > Privacy.
    Note If the Windows Settings options are not visible, tap or click the Settings Home icon Settings Home icon (located in the upper-left) to go to the Settings home page.
    Note Utilize the touchscreen (if available) or mouse to select the on-screen options.
  2. From the left-pane, tap or click Location.
  3. To set the location on or off, tap or click Change located under "Location for this device is on/off", then tap the switch to turn on or off.
  4. If Location is turned on, select which apps can use your location by tapping or clicking the appropriate On/Off switches (located to the right of the app).