Introduction: Location is a piece of private information. Galaxy S23 needs your location information to function properly. However, some third-party apps may request such info unnecessarily. You can block such access to your location information on Galaxy S23 to protect your privacy. When your location information is accessed, you should see the location access status icon on the status bar. You can check location access history and manage location access for individual apps.

Change settings for location information permissions.

On the Settings screen, tap Location.

  • App permissions: Check the list of apps that have permission to access the device’s location and edit the permission settings.
  • Location services: Set the device to use the Wi-Fi or Bluetooth feature to increase the accuracy of your location information, even when the features are turned off. You can also check the location services your device is using.
  • Recent access: Check which apps request your current location information.

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