How to block websites from tracking location on Firefox

While web surfing on Firefox, few websites may attempt to track your nearby or the exact location. Several websites like e-commerce, travel, restaurants, and search engines want to exhibit relevant products and information in their target locations. Therefore, in this blog post, we will reveal an easy method to block websites from tracking location on Firefox.

Although, sharing your location with a website is not always be a bad impact rather it has its own benefits. With the help of it, you can easily maintain privacy concerns for many people. Besides, even though you will receive a consent prompt but it’s easy to make a mistake instead of refusing option. However, if you earlier allowed a site to know your location, Mozilla  Firefox makes it simple to switch the settings and let block the website. Here, you’ll learn the steps to block an allowed website from tracking your location.

Important Note

  • If you’re using Google Chrome, then use these instructions.
  • If you’re using Microsoft Edge (Chromium), visit this page to block websites from tracking location on Microsoft Edge.

How to block the location tracking on Firefox

Here is an easy approach to block websites from tracking location on Firefox-

Step-1: At first, open your Mozilla Firefox browser.

Step-2: Hit the main menu in the top-right corner and click on Options.

Step-3: Click on Privacy and security from the left pane.

Step-4: Underneath the Permissions section, next to Location, click the Settings button.

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Step-5: Choose the website that you want to block.

Step-6: Under the Status section, click on the drop-down menu and select the Block option.

Step-7: At last, click on the Save Changes button.

See also: How to Enable Dark Mode on Mozilla Firefox

Quick tip

Alternatively, simply click on the website name which you want to block, next to the lock icon in the address bar. This will change the location settings immediately.
  1. (Optional) In the main “Location Permissions” settings page, click the Remove Website button to stop the site from tracking your location. However, the next time that you load the website, you’ll get the prompt again to allow or block the site from tracking your location.

Once you complete the above procedure, the site that you blocked will no longer be able to track your current location anymore. To block the additional websites, simply repeat the steps to block them.