How to Easily Activate Location on iPhone

This article discusses how to enable location on iPhone. As well as an example of activating location services on the iPhone application (Google Maps). Check out the discussion below.

When you open an application on your iPhone, sometimes the application asks for permission to enable location access.

Usually applications that require GPS or location access are applications that are connected to the internet. Such as online shop applications, social media, online maps and others.

Activating the location feature on an iPhone is actually very easy, but new iPhone users may be a little confused about the navigation.

Therefore, I created this article to help those of you who don’t know how. Without further ado, let’s get straight to the tutorial.

How to Enable Location on iPhone

iPhone users can control location access through the Settings app.

  1. First open the application Arrangement iPhones.
  2. Then scroll down a bit and select an option Privacy.
  3. iphone privacy settings
  4. Next select Location Services.
  5. iphone location services
  6. Please activate the Location Services feature by moving the slider to the right until the green color is active. Green indicates that the location feature on your iPhone is active.
  7. enable iphone location services
  8. At this point, the location settings on the iPhone are active and can be used in applications that require the location of the cellphone directly realtime.

How to Enable Location on Google Maps iPhone

On iPhone devices, users can set which applications can use the location services feature.

Here I will give an example of one application that really must use the location feature, namely Google Maps. Let’s just go straight to the steps:

  1. Open Arrangement iPhone > Privacy > Location Services.
  2. Then select the application Google Maps.
  3. activate google maps location services
  4. There are 4 options that you can use, namely:
  • Never ever : Does not provide access to location services on the application.
  • Ask Next Time : Automatically enable or request location access permission.
  • When the App is Active : Only active when the application is opened and used.
  • Always : The application will always get location information at all times.

Here I choose When the App is Activeso the location services feature will automatically activate when I open and use the Google Maps application.

iphone location services are active when used

You can also use this method when you want to activate the Instagram or Mobile Legends location on your iPhone.

How to Enable Photo Location on iPhone

To enable photo location on iPhone, follow these steps:

  1. Open “Arrangement” (Settings) on iPhone.
  2. Scroll down and look for the option “Privacy” (Privacy), then tap (tap) the option.
  3. Select option “Location” (Location) in the “Privacy” menu.
  4. Make sure that the “Location” is activated (on) by sliding the switch to the on position.
  5. Next, scroll down and look for the app “Camera” (Camera) and tap (tap) the application.
  6. Make sure that the “Location Access” (Allow Location Access) is set to the “Always” option.
  7. After that, when you take a photo with your iPhone, the location will be recorded and saved with the metadata on the photo.

Keep in mind that activating the location feature on photos will consume more battery power, because the iPhone must use GPS and Wi-Fi location to determine the exact location. However, if you want to save location information in your photos, then activating this feature is very useful.

How to Set iPhone Camera Timestamp Location

The purpose of the timestamp on the iPhone camera is to display time, date and location information on iPhone photos taken via the iPhone camera.

Unfortunately, currently the iPhone does not provide a feature to activate location on photos on the iPhone. Therefore iPhone users have to find their own way.

But don’t worry, because here I will share how. However, you need to install an additional camera application to get time and location information when taking pictures from the camera.

Follow the steps to set the iPhone camera timestamp location below:

  1. First download the Timestamps Camera Basic application for iPhone here.
  2. After the download and installation are complete, try opening the Timestamps Camera Basic application and take a picture, the photo will have information on the date and time when the picture was taken.
  3. To display a location or place on the iPhone camera, open it Arrangement > Privacy > Location Services and select Timestamps Camera. Please select When the App is Active.

You can try other settings yourself, there are many interesting features in the Timestamps Camera application. There may also be a fake location feature.

The final word

Those are the steps on how to activate location on iPhone. Very easy isn’t it?

Activate location services on applications that you think are important and frequently used. Also avoid dangerous applications that request location access, because they can be misused for criminal acts and fraud.

That’s all for this iPhone tutorial, I hope this article can be helpful and useful, thank you!

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