Change Geolocation (Location Guard)

Change Geolocation (Location Guard)

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

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What is Change Geolocation (Location Guard)?

Change Geolocation (Location Guard) is a browser extension designed for privacy protection. It let users change their geographic location to any desired value. Users can easily set their latitude and longitude, and other geolocation variables on the option page. The toolbar button works as an ON/OFF switch with a simple coloring system for easy use. The default location is Greenwich, UK. To check your location or to report any bugs, use the links provided in the addon homepage.

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By: Yubi
Rating: 2.55 (55)
Version: 0.1.6 (Last updated: 2022-11-15)
Creation date: 2020-05-12
Manifest version: 3
  • storage
  • scripting
  • contextMenus
  • webNavigation
Host permissions:
  • *://*/*
Size: 39.05K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood

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

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

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

To report bugs, please fill out the bug report form on the addon's homepage (

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  • Works for some users who want to change their geolocation
  • It's free
  • Simpler to use than other extensions
  • Doesn't work for many users
  • Does not work for Hulu location streaming rights
  • UI isn't user-friendly
  • Requires figuring out the geolocation coordinates
  • Doesn't affect location judged by IP address
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work
  • Works for some users
  • Needs better UI
  • Doesn't work for streaming
  • Free to use
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Risk impact

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

Risk likelihood

Change Geolocation (Location Guard) is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.

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