How to Enable Geolocation On Huawei

You can allow applications to use your location data, for example, to get traffic information or find restaurants nearby.

Find out which apps use location data.

  1. Open your phone’s settings.
  2. Click Location Permissions for applications.
    • If you do not see this section, click Protection and location The location.
    • If you are using a work profile, click Additional settings The location.
    • In sections "Always allowed" and "Allowed only when using" This will open a list of apps to which your location data is available.
    • To grant or revoke permission, click on the application and select the desired option.

    How to prevent the application from using geodata

    You can choose which applications will have access to phone location data and in which cases such access will be allowed. For example, you can give Google Maps access to create routes, but hide information from games and social networks.

    1. Open your phone’s settings.
    2. Click Location.
      • If you do not see this section, click Protection and location The location.
      • If you are using a work profile, click Additional settings The location.
      • Click App Permissions.
      • Find the app.
      • Choose your option:
        • Allow in any mode. The application always has access to the device’s geodata.
        • Allowed only when using. The application gets access to geodata only when you use it.
        • To prohibit. The application will not have access to geodata, even when you use it.

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        Note. If you’d like to block access to geodata for all applications, read how to turn off geolocation on your phone.

        How to find out how accurate location data an application receives

        Important! The application can receive data on the approximate or exact location of the phone, or both.

        How to Enable Geolocation On Huawei
        1. Open your phone’s settings.
        2. Click Applications and notifications.
        3. Select an application. If it is not in the list, first click Show all applications.
        4. Click Permissions "Yet" All permissions.
        5. In chapter "Location" indicates how accurately the location of the phone is determined. If you don’t see this section, then the application did not request access to geodata.

        Applications request various permissions to access location data:

        • Approximate location. The location of the phone is determined with an accuracy of several hundred meters.
        • The exact location. The location of the phone is displayed as a point on the map.
        • In active mode. An application gets access to geodata only if it is open or running in the background.
        • In the background. The app is always open to geodata, even if you don’t use it.