Windows 10 can determine the location of your device in a number of ways, often by checking close by Wi-Fi. Nevertheless, it doesn’t always function effectively, especially on desktop computers. That’s why Windows 10 provides an alternative way of setting a default location to apps if it doesn’t read properly on your location. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to set the default location for Windows 10 Apps.

Set default location for Windows 10 Apps

To set a default location for Windows 10 Apps, follow this procedure step by step:

Click the Search button. Type Maps in the search bar and select the Maps option as the following image is showing:

Maps app

As soon as you will select the Maps option, the following screen will appear:

Map

Now click on the right side of the screen and select the Settings option, as the above image is indicating. As soon as you will select the Settings option, the following screen will appear:

Default location settings

Now click the Change default location button as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you will select the mentioned option, the following option will appear on the map:

Set default location

Click the Set default location button and the following option will appear:

Enter Location

Now enter the location as highlighted in the above image. The following options will appear on the map after entering the location:

Change default location

Here you click the Save option to set it as the default location. You can also change the default location by clicking the Change option.

Conclusion

By following this procedure you can set the default location for Windows 10 Apps.

How to set a default location for Windows 10 Apps
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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. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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