Windows 10 equips with lots of privacy settings, one of them is the Location Tracking. This feature helps Cortana and other apps to work effectively according to your likes and dislikes.
For e.g. If you want to know the details about the weather of your location, then you just have to type or say “weather” in the Cortana search bar, within a second you’ll get your result. This is all because of Windows Location Tracking, which is used by Cortana and in the same way other apps such as Microsoft Edge browser, MSN weather, MSN news, Windows Maps, etc. uses your location.
It’s basically up to you to share your location with Windows, and if you are concerned about your privacy, then you don’t need to share anything. Just go through this article to find out how to configure location tracking in Windows 10, by implementing the pictorial steps as explained below.
Steps to Configure Location Tracking in Windows 10
Step 1: Go to the Start menu and click on “Settings”.
Step 2: Under the settings you’ll see “Privacy” option. Click on it.
Step 3: Under Privacy, go to “Location” tab, as shown in the figure below.
Step 4: Now, click on “Change” button, if you want to enable or disable the location of your device.
Step 5: If you want to disable your location, for a particular account, then slide the button under the “Location” to “Off”.
Step 6: Next is the “Location History”. If you want to clear your location history, then you can use this option.
Step 7: Your next option is “Choose apps that can use your location”. Here you’ll find a list of installed apps, which wants your permission to access your location for better performance.
Step 8: Last one is the “Geofencing”, this feature uses the GPS and RFID to define the geographical boundaries. Currently, None of the apps are using Geofencing feature.
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