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 Top 12 Ways to Fix This Site Can’t Be Reached the Connection Was Reset Error Struggling to open a site or webpage? Here are 12 ways to solve the ‘This site can’t be reached. The connection was reset.' error on #Windows 10 computers. Backup and Sync vs File Stream: Which Software Is Better for Managing Google Drive Files Are you getting confused between #Backup and Sync and Drive File Stream? Read the comparison post to learn the differences. 5 Best Ways to Fix Telegram Won't Send Code Error Can't receive #Telegram code to complete the verification process? A detailed #troubleshooting guide on how to fix Telegram won't send code error easily and quickly. 10 Best Notion Tips and Tricks to Use It Effectively Are you new to the #Notion experience? Read the post to learn about the top ten Notion tips and tricks to use it effectively. How to Create an Attendance Report in Google Meet Learn how to create an attendance report in #Google Meet by following the post. 9 Best Telegram Bots for Groups You Should Try Have you started or considering to begin a #Telegram group? Here are some of the best Telegram bots to manage and inspire your groups while automating daily, mundane tasks in the process. Telegram vs Signal: Which WhatsApp Alternative Is Better #Telegram and #Signal are two hot topics in the instant messaging space. Read the #comparison post to learn which platform is better for you. 6 Best Ways to Restore Google Chrome Icon on Windows 10 Has the #Google #Chrome icon disappeared from your #Windows 10 computer? Find out how to #restore and add the missing Chrom icon to the desktop and taskbar in #Windows 10.