How do I update my Internet Browser Location Settings for FieldLink?

If you are using the FieldLink Web Application and you get a message that you need to update your Browser settings to allow access to your Location information, please find your browser below and follow the instructions.  If you do not see your browser listed below, it may not be supported OR you may need to search online for the instructions specific to your browser.


Internet Explorer

1.  Click on Tools and then Internet Options.

2.  Open the Privacy Tab and look at the "Never allow websites to request your physical location check box."  If this is checked, you will need to uncheck it.  If this is not checked, you may need click no the clear sites button.

3.  Close Internet Explorer and reopen to make your changes effective.



1. Go to Settings

2. Go to Advanced Settings

3. Under Privacy, click on Content Settings

4. Scroll down to the Location section and select "Ask when a site tries to track your physical location (recommended)

5. For advanced users, you can click on "Do not allow any site to track your physical location" and then click on the Manage exceptions button. You will then need to add the URL to the exception list



1. Click on the lock icon to the left of the URL

2.  Click on the right arrow to expand.

3.  Click on

4.  Open the Permissions tab and scroll down to Access Your Location.  Update your settings to Allow.  This will affect the FieldLink Web Site ONLY.



Enabling Location Services

Follow these steps to enable location services in OS X Mountain Lion or later

  1. Choose System Preferences from the Apple () menu.
  2. Click the Security & Privacy icon in the System Preferences window.
  3. Click the Privacy tab.
  4. If the padlock icon in the lower left is locked ( ), click it and enter an admin name and password to unlock it ( ).
  5. Select Location Services.
  6. Check the "Enable Location Services" checkbox.

Apps that you have allowed to use Location Services appear in the Privacy pane of Security & Privacy preferences. Checkboxes show whether Location Services is turned on or off for an app. If you don’t want to allow Location Services for one or more apps, you can  deselect (uncheck) the checkbox next to an app's name. If you turn Location Services off for an app, you are prompted for permission the next time that app requests to use your location data.

Location Services indicator

If an app is currently using Location Services, an arrow indicator ( ) appears in the menu bar. Click it to see which apps are using Location Services. If an app has requested your location within the last 24 hours, an arrow indicator ( ) appears to the right of the app name in System Preferences.  

Location Services in Safari 6 or later

When you visit a geolocation-enabled website in Safari 6 or later, you are asked if you want to share your location with the site. Websites can provide helpful location-based information, such as showing you the nearest post office or bank ATM. In the sheet that appears, select the option "Remember my decision for one day" if you want to allow or disable authorization for the next 24 hours.

1. You can reset all website authorizations in Safari by choosing Reset Safari from the Safari menu.

2. Select the "Reset all location warnings" option in the Reset Safari window. (Don't select the other checkboxes unless you are sure you want to reset those items as well.)









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