As you start to update the privacy and security settings on your iPhone, you will inevitably wonder which of your apps have access to your location.
While a lot of these apps need that access in order to function properly, there are some apps that can see your location which might not actually need to.
Many of the location-based features and options on the iPhone are located on the Location Services menu. Use these steps to get to Location Services on an iPhone 11.
How to Get to Location Services on an iPhone 11
- Open the Settings app.
- Choose the Privacy & Security option.
- Select Location Services.
This where is location on iPhone 11 article continues below with additional information and pictures for the steps.
Many of the apps and features on your iPhone require some location information to work effectively.
But the location settings on your iPhone don’t have to be enabled, and you can actually control whether or not many of the individual apps on your device are able to use location information.
These controls are found on the Location Services menu, which is part of the Privacy menu on the device.
Our guide below will show you how to get to Location Services on your iPhone so that you can adjust the options on that menu as needed.
Related: Check out this guide on how to stop an iPhone app from using your location if you would like to remove location access from some of your apps.
How to Find the Location Services Menu on an iPhone (Guide with Pictures)
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.6.1. These same steps still work on newer iPhone models and newer versions of iOS, like iOS 16.
Step 1: Open the Settings menu.
Step 2: Scroll down and choose the Privacy option.
In newer versions of iOS, this menu is now called Privacy & Security.
Step 3: Select the Location Services option at the top of the menu.
Now you should see the screen below.
Here you can elect to turn Location Services off completely, or for each individual app.
Now that you have completed the where is location on iPhone 11 steps you will be able to find this menu and toggle the settings on or off in the future based on your current needs.
These settings can be updated at any time.
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Kermit Matthews is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with more than a decade of experience writing technology guides. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and has spent much of his professional career in IT management.
He specializes in writing content about iPhones, Android devices, Microsoft Office, and many other popular applications and devices.