RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
February 22, 2022
Websites in Safari often bug you to let them access your location services to detect where you are. You can turn off those prompts on iPhone and iPad and even prevent the browser from accessing location services altogether. Let’s explore this feature.
This is for iPhone and iPad using Safari. Screenshots are from iPhone XR
Disable Location Requests in Safari
First, open the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad, then scroll down and select Safari. Refer to the below image:
Next, scroll down till you see the Settings For Websites section then tap on Location See the below image:
Now, select Deny. See the following image:
Next, Safari will automatically block websites from pushing those prompts that ask for your location.
Disable Location Services in Safari
If you want to prevent Safari from accessing location services entirely for all websites, you can disable its access.
Note: Keep in mind that you will not get to use your iPhone’s location at all in Safari. You may want instead to disable precise location services and allow apps to see only your approximate location.
First, open the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad and select Privacy. Refer to the below image:
Next, tap Location Services. See the below image:
Now, select Safari Websites. See the following image:
Next, select the Never option under the Allow Location Access. Refer to the below image:
After disabling this, websites will not get to use location services in Safari on your iPhone or iPad.
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