Windows 8.1 - Allow users to select their location settings for installed apps

September 2016


Windows 8.1 - Allow users to select their location settings for installed apps


By default, Windows 8 will automatically manage your location settings. To disable this feature (Windows Location platform), follow the below procedure:
  • Open the Control Panel (Windows key + X > Control Panel).
  • Click on Hardware and Sounds and go to the "Location Settings" section:
  • Uncheck "Turn on the Windows Location platform".
  • Click on the Apply button.

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