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Location Guard

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Hide your geographic location from websites.

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Description from store Modern browsers such as Google Chrome can tell websites where you're located in order to provide location-aware functionality. Your geographic location obtained via JavaScript is often highly accurate, which can be a violation of your privacy. This extension allows enjoying geolocation applications while protecting your privacy, by reporting a fake location to websites, after adding a certain amount of "noise" to the real one. The noise is randomly selected in a way that protects the real location from being accurately inferred. There's also an option to use a fixed location, instead of adding noise to the real one. IMPORTANT: Location Guard protects against JavaScript-based geolocation (which has very high accuracy), NOT IP-based geolocation (which typically has low accuracy). If a website detects your coarse location from your IP address, then use a VPN, Location Guard is not meant to solve this problem. To report an issue with Location Guard please use the following page: https://github.com/chatziko/location-guard/issues

Latest reviews

  • (2024-02-06) phu xuan xuan: dùng cũng tạm
  • (2023-11-10) Troid Dutta: IT WORKS …!! This is a must-have extension for any browser… PERIOD !
  • (2023-09-25) Михаил Жарков: Не работает
  • (2023-08-30) Nelson Minar: Works great. It got some significant updates last year, it's not dead, and works fine right now. Has some thoughtful extra protections compared to a simple version. Also it's open source which makes it safer for folks to install. Just really nicely done all around.
  • (2023-08-15) Timofej Zivoderoff: Приложение не работает там, где опрос идёт по IP-адресу (на него все постепенно переходят). Установка Fixed Geo и с его отметкой в Options бесполезна для таких случаев. Проверено на tinder :) Раньше оно там работало, пока разработчики вебсайте не сменили определение локации по IP клиента. Такие дела.
  • (2023-08-04) Владислав: При выборе Low, Medium или High увеличивает или понижает погрешность, но абсолютно игнорирует выставленную точку на карте. Удаление кеша не помогает. Протестировано в 2 браузерах.
  • (2023-07-23) SUPRIYO CHATTERJEE: Please update the extension more frequently for better security, privacy & stability
  • (2023-07-08) Landak Cemong: Most websites use IP to determine your location, so unless you're using a VPN, this extension is mostly useless. I still give it 5 stars because it does work IF the website is using geolocation, otherwise website like Google still now your location based on your IP
  • (2023-06-04) Rodolfo García Ruiz: FUNCIONA PERFECTO!!!
  • (2023-06-01) Tonio K.: working fine so far. I just hope this addons don't sell my data or act malicious in anyway.
  • (2023-04-26) Anya Frost: Да, работает, если настроить, как писали ниже. Открыла google maps, сразу показало, что я якобы в Калгари, Канада. Выбрала там себе домик :D
  • (2023-04-22) Максим Матюх: Don't forget! First select the Fixed Location you want, then set Default Level as Fixed Location in the options.
  • (2023-04-20) MV: works fine. configure it correctly first
  • (2023-03-15) Cheat Game Mobile: Chỉ thay đổi khoảng vùng dò tìm vị trí, chưa có tính năng thay đổi thành một vị trí xác định
  • (2023-02-25) Matt Sommer: When coupled with a VPN to mask your IP, this works perfectly.
  • (2023-02-06) Hammad Mohsin Farooqui: Doesn't work at all !! Waste of my precious time!!!
  • (2023-01-29) Miuwix Play: No se fien de esta app, hice varias pruebas sencillas y en todas aparece mostrada mi ubicaci´´on, esta app no funciona
  • (2023-01-03) Jose Guerra Hermo: working as expected for what I needed. 5/5 good one!
  • (2022-12-19) Gennadii Belousov: Google maps определяет мое истинное положение
  • (2022-10-05) Vladimir Krivchenko: Great!
  • (2022-09-07) Nunya B: Doesn't work.
  • (2022-08-02) Luiz Henrique Souza: Funciona perfeitamente.
  • (2022-07-05) Achmad Riyanto: great tools, work perfectly Thanks to developer
  • (2022-05-30) Marco Eloy: Anda perfecto. Solo tiene que configurarlo correctamente. Es posible definir una localización fake para cada sitio web. EXCELENTE!!!
  • (2022-05-23) Jawad Samadi: Put it on Fixed location and it works perfectly! Thanks a billion Dear developer.
  • (2022-05-17) Trịnh Anh Mai: The search service is not working right now. Please try again later.
  • (2022-05-12) Reggie Johnson: doesnt work on mybtv.net
  • (2022-05-09) blu: easily one of the best extensions.
  • (2022-05-01) 张杰: pls add features that can store used fixed locations,so when we dont have to modify that when we want to change back last fixed location.thks
  • (2022-04-26) Kyota Hattori: Doesn't work.
  • (2022-04-25) Gustavo M.: não funciona
  • (2022-04-10) Nocturnal Owl Digitalist: Honestly speaking this addon is nothing just a gimmick. I was recommended to use to hide my exact and spoof location which browsers are detecting automatically without my location permissions esp., google. I was having problem with brave browser. I tried and see it doesnt change anything, forgetting showing up new location. Google still knows my real like before installing the addon. Cleared the cache and history of browser but still the addon doesnt help. Using 100 and 101 and 102 browsers of chrome and chromium based. This addon works on none of the chromium based browsers. If dev is proud of his work, then explain me how this addon works? I dont want to install another addon that doesnt work. Anyways, it doesnt work and my rating would be 1 star. Poor.
  • (2022-03-31) Kirau Kleot: amazing for optimizing google search results works in Chrome, Firefox and Brave ! like a charm! 100% recommended
  • (2022-03-18) Dr.Ne0Gen3tic (Forensic Buro of Quantum): This extension works great and flawless! Of course, all permissions must be granted in the "Extension", settings, in the Chrome settings! In "Access to file URLS" must be the "slider" to the right! Also, of course, must be accepted by the browser that the "Automatic location query" is not or will not be blocked! If you have e.g. an Adblocker on, which blocks the "Location" this does not work of course! Also, this extension does not change at all, the "IP address" or the "location on IP address basis", but always only the "geo position", which is passed from "Windows" to "Chrome"! Therefore I give 5 stars, because what it is supposed to do, it does excellently and excellent! Combined with a "Proxy Address" and some other "Private Chrome Extensions" like "Canvas Blocking" and "Trace", it is really a "Bomb Combination" to be as "Anonymous as possible"!!! Thanks for this really great extension!
  • (2022-03-17) Marcus Müller: PAROU DE FUNCIONAR
  • (2022-03-15) prince naryk: Map is back. It finally shows again.
  • (2022-03-15) Fird Stopher: why is the location guard not working,i hate it
  • (2022-03-14) ming Ming: Why isn't this extension available now? I need it for my work and can't access Netflix and Disney anymore. I feel terrible. It would be foolish to stop your work because of the Russia-Ukraine war.
  • (2022-03-13) richard martink: I was OK, but now can't see any map, maybe he was blocked as a Russian?
  • (2022-02-07) Projekt Darkside: Placebo ... never work, wasted app
  • (2022-01-18) John Apple: Uso para assistir GloboPlay com local fixado já que o lixo da globo não tem área de cobertura na cidade que eu moro
  • (2022-01-03) Heated Hoops: works like a charm
  • (2021-12-18) Sami Ul Haq: Location names are not in English, please help
  • (2021-11-30) Veronika Khomich: Все работало отлично. Но одномоментно работать перестало. Не помогла переустановка расширения. Придется удалить. Может кто знает как лечится проблема?
  • (2021-11-10) Veronika Adams: Откуда тут оценка 4? Накрутили чтоли? Не меняет он ГЕО, хоть как крути.
  • (2021-10-22) Geibu Desu: Google still know where I am when searching, why? Anyone help me out?
  • (2021-10-16) Steven Cao: works not fake go to options to use fixed location
  • (2021-09-16) Rainer K.: Works fine. It would be perfect if it would let you use more than 1 fixed location.
  • (2021-09-15) Reza Fallah: I like this.so amazing
  • (2021-09-01) Julia Julia: It doesn't work

Latest issues

  • (2022-03-15, v:2.4.0) Joya Lam: The map cannot be displayed.
    The map cannot be displayed.
  • (2022-03-14, v:2.4.0) Alex: the bug about showing map
    the map can't be show, and can't search the location
  • (2022-03-14, v:2.4.0) maia b: nao esta mais funcionando
    boa noite parou de funcionar .
  • (2022-03-14, v:2.4.0) Harry Smith: Fixed location issue
    map is not showing
  • (2022-03-14, v:2.4.0) LaunchDealer: Map not showing
    The map is no longer showing in chrome so I can't use it!
  • (2022-03-14, v:2.4.0) Prince Kyran: MAP NOT SHOWING
    please fix this. in firefox extension, map is still working, only in chrome based browser the issue occurs.
  • (2022-03-14, v:2.4.0) molodoydolodoy fdol: Не работают карты(
    Доброго времени суток, не работают карты и расширение само, решите эту проблему пожалуйста
  • (2022-03-14, v:2.4.0) molodoydolodoy fdol: Карты
    Здравствуйте, не работает ваше расширение, карты не высвечиваются, решите эту проблему пожалуйста.
  • (2022-03-14, v:2.4.0) Павел Ивлеев: Не работает.
    Не работают карты в расширении. Я так понимаю, из-за того, что исходный код карт был перемещён на другой сервис.
  • (2022-03-14, v:2.4.0) Nina Bogunovic: Location Guard problems
    Hello there the location guard map is blank
  • (2022-03-14, v:2.4.0) Alcoholic Alcoholic: location not shows the map
    location not shows the map. It does not show any map it's blank page
  • (2022-03-13, v:2.4.0) Daniel Moretti: O mapa parou de carregar!
    O mapa parou de carregar!
  • (2022-03-13, v:2.4.0) Carly Lim: Map is not loading anymore
    Please help. the map suddenly stopped loading. I cannot see where I am at anymore.
  • (2022-01-18, v:2.4.0) Bill Short: Google maps query
    I am in China using ExpressVPN to one of their servers in London. I have the Location Guard extension installed on my Chrome browser on Win10. I have chosen fixed location and have selected a location near the VPN server in London. I have also cleared the Chrome cache and the Windows location history. I have also sign out of my Google account, closed the browser, re-opened it and signed back in. When I open Google Maps, it defaults to Beijing, the correct country but I am actually is SW China near Vietnam, a long long way from Beijing. Why is it not defaulting to London? Which geolocation will be presented to websites I visit?
  • (2022-01-05, v:2.4.0) Ernst & Young LLP: Tech support
    When I put the address in it doesn't pull anything up and gives me this message. “The search service is not working right now. Please try again later.”
  • (2021-12-17, v:2.4.0) Frank Photiadis: if I get the paid version will the address lookup work?
    If I get the paid version will the address lookup work? When I put the address in it doesn't pull anything up and gives me this message. “The search service is not working right now. Please try again later.”
  • (2021-11-30, v:2.4.0) Veronika Khomich: Расширение перестало работать.
    Расширение перестало работать. Получила уведомление "Не удалось обновить данные о вашем местоположении" и ссылку "https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/179386?p=refresh_location&hl=ru&visit_id=637738725102523862-3586163818&rd=1#device-location-settings". Подскажите, как лечится проблема?
  • (2021-11-25, v:2.4.0) Calvin M: Are you on EDGE.....
    Wheres this extension on edge?
  • (2021-09-15, v:2.4.0) Ashley SU: accidentally denied location
    The extension wants to know my location, and there was a small window from chrome that asked my permission, but I accidentally clicked denied. (I clicked too fast) Therefore I still can't continue because the extension doesn't know my location. I removed the extension and reinstalled it, but it never asks me again my permission to retrieve my location. How do I fix it and permit it to retrieve my location?
  • (2021-08-28, v:2.4.0) Alvinye Davinpl: Germany
  • (2021-08-28, v:2.4.0) Alvinye Davinpl: Germany
  • (2021-07-31, v:2.4.0) Dan Uber: Location Guard
    I hope you are still in development. I like the extension but actually only works on fixed location mode on google and other webcrawlers. I wish at least to select another fake location than New guinea. Keep going with the extension
  • (2021-07-13, v:2.4.0) Melody Rife: Subscription Cancellation
    I WANT TO CANCEL MY SUBSCRIPTION IMMEDIATELY! How do I do this? I knew cancellation would be a problem. I have contacted my bank and have advised them that any charge from locateguard is unauthorized.
  • (2021-07-13, v:2.4.0) Melody Rife: Subscription Cancellation
    How do I cancel my subscription IMMEDIATELY?
  • (2021-07-09, v:2.4.0) Michael Shaw: cancel
    How do I cancel my service?
  • (2021-06-10, v:2.4.0) So lo K: Used Fixed Location with High Accuracy on Chrome WhatsMyIP gave my location away
    Hi, I tried LocationGuard and it never worked. Tested with WhatsMyIP.org. I am near Paris, France. Had NordVPN set to London exit node. LocationGuard enabled and set to somewhere in Southwark, London, UK. WhatsMyIp put my location in Paris, France. Google Chrome 91.0.4472.77 (Official Build) (x86_64) OS macOS Version 10.14.6 JavaScript V8 User Agent Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_14_6) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/91.0.4472.77 Safari/537.36 Command Line /Applications/Google Chrome.app/Contents/MacOS/Google Chrome -psn_0_61455 --flag-switches-begin --flag-switches-end --origin-trial-disabled-features=SecurePaymentConfirmation Executable Path /Applications/Google Chrome.app/Contents/MacOS/Google Chrome
  • (2021-06-02, v:2.4.0) Klaudio Kadria: Problem with the search service
    Search service is not working, and the map does not show anything!
  • (2021-05-26, v:2.4.0) Deby Bauer: Location Guard not working on Macbook
    I've had great success with this app for over 2 years but now is not working. Please advise.
  • (2021-04-07, v:2.4.0) Spyros Velaoras: Search is not working on Location guard
    It seems that the last days the search on Location Guard is not working. Can you please check? Thanks
  • (2021-03-13, v:2.4.0) Sasha Zimnikoff: fix search!
    fix search!
  • (2021-02-20, v:2.4.0) Christopher: Feature request: Time zone + locale spoof
    I've been using LG for a while and I absolutely love it, I was hoping to make a small feature request for an issue that I have been experiencing with some sites, namely the sites sometimes use my locale and others use my timezone to make some determinations/assumptions about what content they wish to display. For example some sites will use EN-AU to assume prices should be in Australian Dollars, others display a timeline of events based on my assumed location. There are other extensions (e.g. Spoof Timezone) that fulfill this need, however it would be great to have all 'location' indicators in one place and synchronized such that if one changes their location to say Toronto the locale, timezone and location all indicate the appropriate info. Thanks again for creating such a useful tool
  • (2021-02-14, v:2.4.0) Michael Sinyor: Search Service not working
    Hi Are there any plans to resolve the issue with search service not working? Many thanks, Michael
  • (2021-02-03, v:2.4.0) Gino Petitti: Location Search Stopped Working Months Ago
    Hi Guys - I would gladly cover a paid version if we can get the location search working again? I keep getting - The search service is not working right now. Please try again later.
  • (2021-01-14, v:2.4.0) Cheryl Gibbons: I don't have an account with you but I'm getting charged every month
    cancel subscription as of today!!!
  • (2021-01-14, v:2.4.0) Cheryl Gibbons: cancel subscription please
    I can't afford this monthy payment and there is no place on your site to cancel or suspend this subscription
  • (2020-12-16, v:2.4.0) Tom French: Location Guard on my tv
    I'm trying to change my location on Locast. I have Location Guard on my pc and it works fine. I can change my location on my pc but not on the tv. I'm using a firestick.
  • (2020-11-03, v:2.4.0) Michelle Radford: Please cancel my subscription
    I can't afford the recurring deduction Please cancel my subscription
  • (2020-11-03, v:2.4.0) Michelle Radford: Please cancel my subscription
    I can't afford the recurring deduction Please cancel my subscription
  • (2020-09-19, v:2.4.0) Barbara Isaac: Cancel me from this today! Thank you
    Have not used this. Cancel today! Thank you
  • (2020-09-13, v:2.4.0) ray hedgecock: cancel account
    i can not find within your website the option to cancel my account
  • (2020-08-07, v:2.4.0) Client Service: hello, how to set to fixed location for all websites in one time ? And not for specific websites ? Thank you.
    hello, how to set to fixed location for all websites in one time ? And not for specific websites ? Thank you.
  • (2020-07-10, v:2.4.0) abe kaplan: youtube tv
    how do I get youtube tv to check my fixed location? It did use location guard a few weeks ago and now it doesn't.
  • (2020-07-08, v:2.4.0) Mr. Alexander: Badge number
    Can you tell me what does the little read numbers mean on the location guard app. Sometimes there is a 1 and sometimes there is 3 and sometimes there is nothing. Thanks
  • (2020-05-24, v:2.4.0) Charles Herbert: Not working.
    It said it loaded but nothing happened.
  • (2020-04-15, v:2.4.0) John Lockman: its says the program has already been download
    but it does not show up on the bar or in the extensions
  • (2020-03-21, v:2.4.0) Eduardo J3: Download Failed
    I can't download it for Chrome because the image decode failed.
  • (2020-03-05, v:2.4.0) Фероз Хамиди: Protection and accuracy
    Good day! First of all thank you for this nice and useful extension, is it possible to increase level of protection to more than 3000 m and accuracy more than 7116 m?
  • (2020-01-19, v:2.4.0) Michael Botti: Unable to set up properly
    Unable to leave demo, and set up properly. Address is Myrtle Beach, SC 29588. Submitted it & need to move it to city that can stream to me, IE. Charlotte, Charleston, Atlanta, or close enough one, to receive stream, etc. Can't move pin drop of my address to another city to do this. 845-649-8494, [email protected].
  • (2020-01-19, v:2.4.0) Michael Botti: Unable to leave demo. Address is Myrtle Beach, SC, need to move it to city that can stream to me IE Charlotte, Charleston, Atlanta, etc. Can't move pin drop to another city. 845-649-8494, [email protected].
    Unable to leave demo, and set up properly. Address is Myrtle Beach, SC 29588. Submitted it & need to move it to city that can stream to me, IE. Charlotte, Charleston, Atlanta, or close enough one, to receive stream, etc. Can't move pin drop of my address to another city to do this. 845-649-8494, [email protected].
  • (2019-11-09, v:2.4.0) Blank Blanky: New location
    Please provide ip based location spoofing similar to: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/spoof-timezone/kcabmhnajflfolhelachlflngdbfhboe


300,000 history
3.7934 (305 votes)
Last update / version
2022-03-19 / 2.5.0
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