Fix Yahoo Search location problems on tablets and mobile devices

Yahoo Search will ask you to share your precise location when it’ll help you see more accurate search results.

Tap Use precise location button

Make sure that your phone or tablets location services are turned on, to resolve the following issues:

  • You don’t see a prompt to get precise location.
  • When choosing to “get precise location” on Yahoo Search, a “Location Unavailable” or “Unable to get location” message displays.

Location settings you'll need to enable include:

  • Location Services
  • Wi-Fi 
  • GPS (if available)

For help with a specific tablet or mobile device, please see the device manufacturer’s support site.

  Using an Android or iOS device? Learn how to fix location issues on Android or iOS.