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How to set Default Location of your PC

Many Windows 10 apps require a location to provide you with services based on your location. Still, sometimes you don’t have an active internet connection, or simply the connectivity is poor, then, in that case, a feature of Windows 10 comes to your rescue. The Default Location is quite a helpful feature which helps in specifying your default location, which can be used by apps in case your current location becomes inaccessible.

How to set Default Location of your PC

You could easily set the default location to your home or office address so that if your current location becomes inaccessible, the apps can easily provide you services using your default location. So without wasting any time let’s see How to Set Default Location of your PC in Windows 10 with the help of the below-listed guide.

How to set Default Location of your PC in Windows 10

Make sure to create a restore point just in case something goes wrong.

1. Press Windows Key + I to open Settings then click on Privacy.

Press Windows Key + I to open Settings and then click on Privacy

2. From the left-hand window pane click on Location.

3. Under Default location, click on Set default which would open Windows Maps app from where you would set a location as default.

Under Default location click on Set default | How to set Default Location of your PC

4. Now under Windows Maps app, click on “Set default location“.

Click on Set default location under Maps

5. Inside Enter your location box type your current location. Once you have the exact location pin down, Windows Maps app will automatically save this as the default location.

Inside Enter your location box type your current location

6. Reboot your PC to save changes.

How to Change Default Location of your PC

1. Press Windows Key + Q to bring up Windows Search, type Windows Maps and click on the search result to open Windows Maps.

Type Windows Maps in search then click on the Search result | How to set Default Location of your PC

2. From the bottom click on three dots then click on Settings.

In Maps window click on three dots then click on Settings

3. Scroll down to Default location then click on “Change default location“.

Scroll down to Default location then click on Change default location

4. Click on Change and choose the new Default Location of your PC.

Click on Change and choose the new Default Location of your PC | How to set Default Location of your PC

5. Reboot your PC to save changes.

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That’s it you have successfully learned How to Set Default Location of your PC in Windows 10 but if you still have any questions regarding this guide then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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Aditya Farrad

Aditya is a self-motivated information technology professional and has been a technology writer for the last 7 years. He covers Internet services, mobile, Windows, software, and How-to guides.

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