Let Apps Use Location in Windows 10

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    The first thing that we need to do is make sure that we have enabled our location services.
    There is another VisiHow tutorial on how to do so.
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    Now that we have enabled location services, we need to click the lower-left corner of the screen to open the start menu.
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    Then, we click "Settings".
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    When the "SETTINGS" menu opens, we need to scroll down.
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    We click "Privacy".
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    In "PRIVACY", we need to click "Location".
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    We need to enable location services for applications.
    We do it by clicking the "Off" toggle under "Location" on the right side of the screen. We will turn it on.
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    Then, we need to scroll down and enable or disable the specific applications.
    For example, if we want Microsoft Edge to use our location, we need to turn its toggle on.
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    If we don't want Mail and Calendar to use our location, we need to leave its toggle turned off.
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    We set this according to our preference, and then we can close this window.
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Recent edits by: Eng, VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

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