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Changing your Android smartphone’s location settings

Location services or location tracking is a handy feature in your Android smartphone. Enabling it has some benefits; for instance, it makes it convenient for you to find the nearest gas station using Google Maps, allow navigation apps like Waze to calculate routes between destinations, or check in at places on Facebook. But while convenient, […

Here’s how to turn off location services in Android

When using an Android smartphone for the first time, users receive a prompt from apps like Google to enable location services. Users may decide to accept it because it’s convenient because that means there’s no need to enable it every time you use an app. But that also means letting Google track all your activities. […

How to change the location settings in Android devices

The location tracking feature in Android smartphones makes it easier to use certain apps like Google Maps and Uber. For example, turning on the location feature on your phone makes it easier for you to locate the nearest diner or bank. However, enabling your phone’s location services has security implications. Turning off location services may […