When you visit certain websites on Google Chrome, you get a prompt in the form of a pop-up notification. This request appears when websites need your permission to track your location. Don't you wish you could disable the location prompts altogether? In this article, we teach you how to prevent Google Chrome from tracking your location.
How To Disable Website Location Tracking In Google Chrome
- Firstly, launch Chrome.
- Then, go to Menu (the 3 vertical dots in the upper-left corner of the screen).
- Click “Settings".
- Scroll down and select “Advanced".
- Then, click “Content settings” > “Location".
- Change the setting to “Blocked". (Simply click the toggle).
That's all there is to it. Now, when you visit a website that wants to track you, Chrome automatically denies the request. However, you should know that websites previously whitelisted can still track your whereabouts. Here's how to block those sites as well!
How To Remove Websites From Chrome Location Tracking Whitelist
- Go to “Content settings” > “Location".
- There's a list of websites that you previously allowed to track your location.
- Click the trash can icons next to the sites you want to block.
There you go! You now know how to stop websites from asking you for your location in Google Chrome.