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How does Google know my exact location?

Most mobile phones are equipped with GPS, which uses signals from satellites to determine a device’s location – however, with Google Location Services, additional information from nearby Wi-Fi, mobile networks, and device sensors can be collected to determine your device’s location.

How do I stop Google from knowing my location?

Stop Google tracking on an Android device

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap on “Google Account.”
  3. Scroll down to “Manage your data & personalization” and select it.
  4. Look under “Activity controls.” Here, as with the browser version, you can turn off or pause the monitoring of various activities.

Why does Google know my address?

Google offers a Location History feature that tracks the places where users have been over certain periods of time. Users who are uncomfortable with being tracked on where they have been are given the option to deactivate the feature, which Google says will stop the company from collecting the location data.

How does my browser know my location?

How Does Your Browser Determine Your Location? Your browser uses different types and sources of information to identify your location. These include your IP address, geolocation via HTML5 in your browser, and your PC’s language and time settings.

Does Chrome know my location?

Google chrome never shares your location without your permission. By default it sets your browser location setting as ” Ask me when a site tries track my physical location”.

Can you fake iPhone location?

Unfortunately, faking the location on your Android or iPhone isn’t very straightforward. There isn’t a “fake GPS location” setting built in to either iOS or Android and neither do most apps let you spoof your location through a simple option. Setting up your phone to use fake GPS only affects your location.

Can someone see your location if your location services are off?

Anyone trying to track your device after it’s been switched off will only be able to trace it to the location it was before it was switched off.