Enable the location features on your mobile device

Your Yahoo services automatically update to reflect the area you're in, so you get the most relevant weather, news, and local search results at all times. If you're not seeing local info, make sure the device, browser, or app you're using has the location feature enabled.

iOS location settings

iOS device

In order to see location-specific info on your iOS device, make sure the location feature is turned on.

Safari

In order to see location-specific info in Safari, make sure the browser's location setting is enabled.

Chrome for iOS

In order to see location-specific info in Chrome, make sure the location feature is enabled.

iOS apps

  1. From your home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Find and select the app.
  3. Next to "Share My Location," tap the Toggle button  to enable the location feature.

Android location settings

Android device

In order to see location-specific info on your Android device, make sure the location feature is turned on.

Firefox

In order to see location-specific info in Firefox, make sure the browser's location setting is enabled.

Chrome for Android

In order to see location-specific info in Chrome, make sure the browser's location setting is enabled.

Android apps

  1. From your home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap Apps.
  3. Find and select the app.
  4. Tap Permissions.
  5. Under "Your Location," tap the Toggle button  to "On."