Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Location greyed out

  1. #1

    Location greyed out

    So... I have this weather app that will only find my location by... well, finding it.
    You can't add it.
    I told windows it shouldn't give my location to apps. I want to review that setting, but it's somehow greyed out.
    Any idea's on this one?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Perhaps as shown in the picture:

    Click image for larger version
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1

    In addition to David's suggestion, you might also read through this tutorial to see if you can identify the source of your issue:

    Location - Turn App Access On or Off in Windows 8

    Good luck.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Location greyed out
Related Threads
Hi, So the problemis that i need to change an option for a service but i cant its all greyed out i cant do anything i tried to run as admin but didnt work, so i'd be thankful if someone helps me.(sorry for bad english i was in hurry) Screen Shots: 47376 47377 Thanks.
Folder Options All greyed out in General Support
I have tried all the steps in Blink's tutorial on this in another thread but to no avail. No matter what folder I open Folder Options is greyed out. Even going through Control Panel/Folder Options/View "Apply to Folders" is greyed out. Any suggestions. Using Windows 8.1 Thanks
PC change settings greyed out in General Support
Hi, I have been using windows 8 from past many months, recently I updated my windows to windows 8.1. But due to compatibility issues with some softwares I had to refresh my windows back to windows 8. Since then, the PC settings icon is greyed out. I am not able to access any settings of my PC. I...
Hello everyone! I scoured the forums and found people with similar issues but none of their solutions would work. I setup a Lock Screen picture through PC Settings/Personalize in Windows 8 last week on my laptop and it synced perfectly to my desktop as well. But yesterday I noticed my lock...
virtual platform greyed out in Virtualization
I would like to run xp pro sp3 in virtual. I was having a look at the tutorial but found that virtual platform greyed out. Does this mean I can't run it or is there maybe settings I could change. CPU intel i3 3220 Motherboard asus P8H61-MX USB3 Memory 8gb ddr3
Reopen last session greyed out in Browsers & Mail
I am using Windows 8 with IE10 and for some weird and wonderful reason, the "reopen last session" is greyed out. I saw on the Windows 7 forum that there was a download fix for that but didn't dare to take that on for Windows 8. Any ideas as to a simple fix for this snag?
How to Change the Region Home Location of your PC in Windows 8 and 8.1 The country or region setting in Windows 8, referred to as geographic location (GeoID), indicates the country or region that you're in. Some software, including Windows 8, may provide you with additional content for a...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook