Change Geolocation (Location Guard)

Change Geolocation (Location Guard)

Easily change your geographic location (Geolocation) to your desired one and protect your privacy.

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What is Change Geolocation (Location Guard)?
'Change Geolocation (Location Guard)' is a Firefox extension that enables you to facilely adjust your actual geographical location to a preferred one, consequently protecting your privacy. This tool's versatility allows the setting of other variables in the geolocation API aside from latitude and longitude. An accessible toolbar button serves as an ON|OFF switch for the add-on, thus making its activation and deactivation swift and simple.
Merlin
Stats
By: ilGur
Users: 4,284 ▲ 9
Rating: 3.00 (31)
Version: 0.1.4 (Last updated: 2020-05-09)
Creation date: 2018-02-06
Weekly download count: 180
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • *://*/*
  • storage
  • contextMenus
  • webNavigation
Size: 42.77K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

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Summary

Change Geolocation (Location Guard) is a browser addon that let you easily change your geographic location to a desired value and protect your privacy.

Simply open addon's option page and set latitude and longitude for where you want the geolocation to be (default location is Greenwich, UK). Next, reload a page and check your location (i.e. webbrowsertools.com/geolocation/). Please note that, beside latitude and longitude you can set other variables in geolocation API (see options page). Moreover, pressing on the toolbar icon will activate or deactivate the addon.

Note 1: toolbar button serves as ON|OFF switch to activate and deactivate the addon. Green color is for ON and grey color is for OFF state.

Note 2: to report bugs, please fill the bug report form in the addon's homepage.

Review on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAyqf8I0KYA

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Works well for some users
  • Helps users access blocked content
  • Can customize location for specific sites
Cons
  • Does not work for some users
  • Complicated to set up
  • No map feature
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work
  • Difficult to set up
  • Useless for some users
Recent reviews
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Safety
Risk impact

Change Geolocation (Location Guard) may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Change Geolocation (Location Guard) has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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