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Share your location

Get more useful information from sites by letting them see your location. For example, by sharing your location, you can find food near you faster.

Let a site know your location

By default, Chrome asks you when a site wants to see your location. To let the site know where you are, choose Allow. Before sharing your location, review the site's privacy policy.

If you use Google as your default search engine on your phone, your location is used by default for your searches on Google.

Change your default location settings

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More and then Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Advanced.
  4. Under "Privacy and security," section, click Content settings.
  5. Click Location.
  6. Turn Ask before accessing on or off.

To change the settings for a specific site, learn how to add and edit exceptions.

Using Chrome or a Chromebook at work or school? Your network administrator might set location settings for you. Learn about using a managed Chrome device.

How Chrome shares your location

If you let Chrome share your location with a site, Chrome sends information to Google Location Services to get an estimate of where you are. Chrome can then share that info with the site that wants your location.

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