FIX: Your location is currently in use

The location service present in Windows helps in providing appropriate recommendations and ads according to the user’s needs and wants. It also helps to access time zone specific content by adjusting the settings as without that you might not be able to access certain content. However, not everyone likes their location to be used hence when occasionally users receive the message “Your location is currently in use” they get worried about their privacy. Here in this article, we’ll discuss some ways through which you can keep your location private and not receive such messages in the future.

How to get rid of the message: ‘Your location is currently in use’ ?

Turn off location:

  • Head over to the start menu
  • Now press Windows key + C key.
  • Next, click on settings
  • Navigate to change PC settings
  • Then click on privacy.
  • Select location
  • And turn off the location.

Adjust settings of which apps can access location:

  • Head over to settings
  • Click on privacy
  • Select location
  • Now see if the location is enabled, then select apps that can use your precise location.
  • Now choose the apps that you want to allow to access your location.

Change time zone manually:

  • Open the settings app and head over to Time and Language
  • Then look for set time automatically and turn it off
  • Next set the right time zone from tge menu
  • Now see if the issue is fixed


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