How Inbox uses your device's location

Inbox doesn’t use your location information unless you allow it. If you do allow location access, you'll be able to get better suggestions when you create a reminder.

Features that use location

Reminder suggestions

As you create a reminder, you'll often see suggestions. If you’ve turned on Location services for Inbox on your mobile device, Inbox will use your device’s location to customize the suggestions that you see for places such as restaurants, stores, and more. That way you’ll be reminded to pick up milk from the corner store and not a store on the other side of town.

Learn more about reminders.

Turn off Location services

Inbox doesn't have access to your location until you allow it. Here's how to manage your location after you've enabled it:

When you allow Inbox to use your location, Inbox by Gmail is added to the list of apps with access to Location Services. Location Services is a setting for your device that determines whether your apps can access your location.

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Select Privacy, then Location Services.
  3. Choose Inbox and select Never.


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