Android locator l39

 

Android device owners that use location-related services and apps a lot, and would like to track and access their own location for a change , can do so on Google Maps by going to location history.

One reddit thread discusses how Android device users can view their location history “minute-by-minute” by going to this Google Maps URL: maps.google.com/locationhistory . There, you can browse location history by day, which should show up on a map, assuming that you have location services enabled on your device.

Because Google does the actual tracking of your location, you’d have to agree to Google monitoring that data for you in order for the service to work. Otherwise, you’ll get a blank map, as shown below:

Android locator l39

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Android device owners that use location-related services and apps a lot, and would like to track and access their own location for a change , can do so on Google Maps by going to location history.

One reddit thread discusses how Android device users can view their location history “minute-by-minute” by going to this Google Maps URL: maps.google.com/locationhistory . There, you can browse location history by day, which should show up on a map, assuming that you have location services enabled on your device.

Because Google does the actual tracking of your location, you’d have to agree to Google monitoring that data for you in order for the service to work. Otherwise, you’ll get a blank map, as shown below:

Not everyone knows what Google knows about us , but we all know that our Android devices love tracking us. Don’t get me wrong, giving Google access to your location has actually quite a lot of benefits:

However, you might still want to disable location tracking on your Android device for your own reasons. It’s very simple to do, so let me show you how it goes:

In the Google Settings app select “Location” to get to Android’s location settings (also accessible via Settings > Location). You should now see this screen: