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In Google Chrome, websites that you’ve allowed to access your location can see your location on your future visits without your permission. If you’d like to review this list of sites, we’ll show you how on desktop and Android.

Before we start, it’s worth nothing that in Chrome on iPhone and iPad, you don’t have the option to see a list of sites that can access your location. Instead, you can disable location sharing on your device to prevent any sites from finding your exact location.

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Check Which Sites Can Access Your Location on Desktop

To view the sites that have access to your location in Chrome on your Windows, Mac, Linux, or Chromebook computer, first, launch Chrome. In the top-right corner of Chrome, click the three dots.

Click the three dots in the top-right corner of Chrome on desktop.

In the three-dots menu, select “Settings.”

Select "Settings" from the three-dots menu in Chrome on desktop.

On the “Settings” page, in the sidebar on the left, click “Privacy and Security.”

Click "Privacy and Security" on the "Settings" page in Chrome on desktop.

You’ll see a “Privacy and Security” section on the right. Here, click “Site Settings.”

Click "Site Settings" in the "Privacy and Security" section in Chrome on desktop.

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On the “Site Settings” page, in the “Permissions” section, click “Location.”

Click "Location" on the "Site Settings" page in Chrome on desktop.

You’re now on the “Location” page. Scroll this page down to the “Allowed to See Your Location” section. This section displays a list of sites that can access your location in Chrome.

A list of sites that can access the user location in Chrome on desktop.

To prevent a site from accessing your location, click that site in this list. On the following screen, next to “Location,” click the “Allow” drop-down menu and select “Block.”

Click "Allow" and then "Block" for a site in Chrome on desktop.

When you’re done, exit Settings, and you’re good to go.

Check Which Sites Can Access Your Location on Android

In Chrome on Android, you can also see the list of sites having access to your location. To view that list, launch Chrome on your phone. In the top-right corner of Chrome, tap the three dots.

Tap the three dots in the top-right corner of Chrome on Android.

From the three-dots menu, select “Settings.”

Tap "Settings" in the three-dots menu in Chrome on Android.

Scroll down the “Settings” page to the “Advanced” section and tap “Site Settings.”

Tap "Site Settings" on the "Settings" page in Chrome on Android.

On the “Site Settings” page, tap “Location.”

Tap "Location" on the "Site Settings" page in Chrome on Android.

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On the “Location” page, under the “Allowed” section, you will see a list of sites that have access to your location.

Tip: To see the sites that are blocked from accessing your location in Chrome, tap the “Blocked” option.

A list of sites that can access user location in Chrome on Android.

If you’d like to prevent a site from viewing your location, tap that site in the list and choose “Block” from the menu.

Tap a site and choose "Block" from the menu in Chrome on Android.

Now that you know how to find the sites that have the privilege to access your location, you can review them individually and allow or disallow them from viewing your location. When you’re done, exit Settings.

By the way, did you know you can block sites from asking for your location in your web browsers? Use this option if you don’t want to get those annoying location requests in the future. Stay safe!

RELATED: How to Stop Websites From Asking For Your Location

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