important when you need it, in the hope that such alerts are a use-
ful additional source of information. To learn more, visit
About location access, reporting, & history
Location access settings determine whether your tablet can use
your current location. When location access is turned on, apps
can use it to give you more relevant information, such as nearby
restaurants or commute traffic.
To turn off location access for all apps, go to Settings > Personal
> Location access. If you prefer, you can turn off location access
by Google apps while still permitting its use by non-Google apps
– just go to Settings > Accounts > Google > Location settings.
Location reporting refers your tablet's ability to report your cur-
rent location for the purpose of recording your location history.
Location history refers to your tablet's ability to store your past
locations, including home and work.
When you decide to use Google Now, you'll start reporting your
location and turn on your location history. Google won't share
this information with other users or marketers without your
If you opted in to location history in the past, Google Now uses
your previously recorded locations as well as ongoing details
when making suggestions. Turning off location history pauses
the collection of location information, but doesn't delete your
history. To manage or delete your location details, visit
Along with location history, Google Now uses Google's location
service and GPS. To manage these settings from the Google Now
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