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The NavigatorGeolocation.geolocation read-only property returns a Geolocation object that gives Web content access to the location of the device. This allows a Web site or app offer customized results based on the user's location.

Note: For security reasons, when a web page tries to access location information, the user is notified and asked to grant permission. Be aware that each browser has its own policies and methods for requesting this permission.

Syntax

geo = navigator.geolocation

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Geolocation API Recommendation Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 5 3.5 (1.9.1) 9 10.60
Removed in 15.0
Reintroduced in 16.0
5
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? ? 4.0 (4) ? 10.60 ?

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