Share your location on Chrome
Get more useful information from sites by allowing them to see your location. For example, when you share your location, you can find restaurants near you on Google Maps more quickly.
When a site wants to use your location information, Chrome shows you a prompt. You can also adjust which sites can get your location.
Manage location sharingComputer
- Open Chrome.
- In the top-right, click the icon you see: Menu or More .
- Click Settings > Show advanced settings.
- In the "Privacy" section, click Content settings.
- In the dialogue that appears, scroll down to the "Location" section. Select your default permission for future location requests:
- Allow all sites to track your physical location: Select this option to let all sites automatically see your location.
- Ask when a site tries to track your physical location: Select this option if you want Google Chrome to alert you whenever a site wants to see your location.
- Do not allow any site to track your physical location: Select this option to automatically deny requests for your location.
- Click Manage exceptions if you want to remove any permissions that you gave before to specific sites.
Using a Chrome device at work or school? Your network administrator might make location settings for you, in which case you can't change them here. Find out about using a managed Chrome device
- Open the Google Chrome app .
- Touch More .
- Touch Settings > Site settings > Location.
- Use the switch to either have Chrome ask before accessing your location, or to block all sites from accessing your location.
- Touch the specific blocked or allowed sites to manage exceptions.
- Open your device's settings app.
- From the list, touch Chrome .
- Touch Location.
- Choose to either have Chrome never access your location, or allow Chrome access to your location only while using the app.
More about your locationYour location privacy
Google Chrome never shares your location without your permission. By default, whenever you're on a site that wants to use your location information, Google Chrome shows you a prompt at the top of the page.
Your location goes to the site only if you select Allow.
Find out how to manage exceptions if you want to remove permissions that you have given before to specific sites.
If you let Google 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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