Tired of Websites Snooping into Your Location? Here is How to Stop Them Prayank 02 May 2017 In order to customise user experience and in some cases, also to collect data, websites ask users for permission to know their current location which is fed to them via the browser. But if you’re tired of these notifications seeking your location information from popping up every now and then while surfing online, you can disable location services from your browser setting.Immaterial of which browser you use, every one of your favourite browsers has settings for location services.Also Read: How to Use Google Location History, Enable or Disable It.Here we’re going to talk about how to deny permission to these websites without them bothering you with the prompt using simple settings on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Edge and Safari browsers.Google ChromeYou’ll need to head to Chrome’s privacy settings to disable the location notification. Click on the ‘three-dot’ menu on the right-hand side of the address bar, go to settings.Scroll down and click on ‘Show advanced settings’. Find ‘Content settings’ under the Privacy header and click on it.Scroll down to the ‘Location’ header and select ‘Do not allow any site to track your physical location’ to get rid of those pop-up notifications seeking your permission to track your location.Mozilla FirefoxIt’s not as simple as just going to the browser settings on this one, but it isn’t as complicated too.Type ‘about:config’ in the address bar. You’ll be prompted with a warning on the next screen suggesting ‘This might void your warranty!’. Don’t get worried, just select ‘I accept the risk’ and on the next page search for ‘geo.enabled’.Double Click on it, which will bring the Value to ‘false’ and Status to ‘user set’. You won’t see the pop-up location requests on Mozilla Firefox now.OperaAccess Menu on the top left corner of the browser and open ‘Settings’. Go to the ‘Websites’ tab from the left panel under settings and scroll down to find the ‘Location’ header.Select ‘Do not allow any site to track my physical location’.Microsoft EdgeMicrosoft Edge’s location tracking settings can not be controlled from within the browser itself, rather like any other Windows platform app, you’ll have to go to the settings app on Windows 10. Open Settings, go to Privacy and Click on Location.Scroll down and find the ‘Choose apps that can use your precise location’ header and toggle ‘off’ Microsoft Edge’s permission.Safari Go to Privacy under preferences on your Safari browser, and look for ‘Website use of location service’ and select ‘Deny without prompting.’Also Read: How to Remove Sensitive Location Info From Photos on Mac. Last updated on 8 Feb, 2018 The above article may contain affiliate links which help support Guiding Tech. However, it does not affect our editorial integrity. The content remains unbiased and authentic. Read Next How to Record and Edit Zoom Videos on Windows and Mac Do you want to record important parts of a #Zoom meeting? Here's how you can record and editor Zoom videos on Mac and Windows. Top 5 Ways to Remove Yahoo Search from Google Chrome Are looking to get rid of #Yahoo #search from #Google Chrome completely? Here's how to remove #Yahoo! #Search from #Google Chrome. How to Convert Google Form to QR Code on Mobile and Desktop Users can easily convert a #Google Form into a QR code to take feedback from a larger number of customers. Here's how you can turn Google Form into QR code on #desktop and #mobile. Top 7 Ways to Fix Unwanted Sites Open Automatically in Google Chrome #Chrome opening unwanted websites automatically? Check out this #troubleshooting guide to resolve the issue. How to Create and Edit Videos in Canva A complete guide on how to use #Canva's online #video editor to edit eye-catching videos with ease. How to Change Zoom Profile Picture on Desktop and Mobile Want to replace your #profile picture in #Zoom with something else? Here's how to change the Zoom account picture with a few steps. How to Use Secret Chat in Telegram on Android and iOS Worried about privacy? Learn how to #chat in secrecy with #Telegram's Secret Chat feature for Android and iOS. Top 8 Tips for Using Instagram New Reshare Sticker 8 helpful tips on how to use the new #Instagram Reshare feature, and the possibilities that come with it.