How to Enable Location on an iPhone 14

You can activate the Location Services on your iPhone 14 by going to Settings > Privacy & Security > Location Services > then taping the Location Services button.

Our guide continues below with additional information about turning on the iPhone’s Location Services, including pictures of these steps.

You can also check out this how to turn location on iPhone 14 video for more on this topic.

How to Turn On Location on an iPhone 14 (Guide with Pictures)

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 14 Plus in the iOS 16.5 operating system.

You can also follow these steps in most other recent versions of iOS, as well as many other iPhone models, including the following:

  • iPhone 14
  • iPhone 14 Pro
  • iPhone 14 Pro Max

Step 1: Find the Settings app icon and tap on it to open the menu.

open Settings

Step 2: Scroll down and select the Privacy & Security option.

choose Privacy and Security

Step 3: Touch the Location Services button at the top of the screen.

select Location Services

Step 4: Tap the button to the right of Location Services to turn it on.

how to enable location on an iPhone 14

Now that you know how to enable location on an iPhone 14, you will be able to toggle this setting on and off based on whether or not you need to use it.

Note that the Location Services menu also allows you to choose which apps and services on your device can use your location information.

Simply scroll down and tap the button to the right of an app if you want to change whether or not it can use your location information.

If you do elect to turn off Location Services completely, it can be turned back on if you enable the “Find My iPhone” feature for your device if it is lost or stolen in the future.

Video About the iPhone 14 Location Setting

Summary – Turning On Location on an iPhone 14

  1. Select Settings.
  2. Choose Privacy & Security.
  3. Tap Location Services.
  4. Turn on Location Services.

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Many of the apps and features on your iPhone are made better when they can access your location information.

By allowing your iPhone to utilize your location information, it can often provide you with suggestions and information that are relevant to where you are currently located.

Some apps, like Google Maps, will struggle to work at all if you don’t have location features enabled.

If you find that you aren’t able to use your location in any of the apps on your device, then it’s very likely that it is turned off.

Hopefully, our tutorial above about how to enable location on an iPhone 14 has shown you where to find and enable the setting on your device so that these apps can start to provide you with better information by knowing where you are located.

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