Windows 10 provides a whole range of new privacy settings, all of which are essential in their own way, but may be not as critical as the location settings. If you are confidential, you certainly need to further analyze them. As a whole, the privacy settings in Windows 10 are much more robust and detailed, at least in the most recent version. Location components will be one of the most fundamental aspects of any set of privacy options because they will attach you and your device to a location that will expose where you are and where you were. Thankfully, Windows 10 provides a bigger set of privacy settings for location. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to deactivate and customize Windows 10 location tracking.

Deactivate and customize Windows 10 location tracking

To deactivate and customize Windows 10 location tracking, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Settings in the search bar and choose the Settings option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you will choose the Settings option, the following screen will appear.

Choose the Privacy option as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you will click the Privacy option, the following screen will appear.

As you can see that the screen is divided into two parts. Choose the Location option from the left side of the screen as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you click the Location option, the following option will appear on the screen.

Turn on the Location service toggle button as highlighted in the above image. (If you want to turn your location on).

Click the Clear button under Location history to clear the history of your locations. Moreover, you can also turn on or off your location for specific applications as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following this procedure you will be able to deactivate and customize Windows 10 location tracking.

How to deactivate and customize location tracking in Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. You can reach Karim on LinkedIn

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