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  1. loreneeverette

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    Google has my zip code for Texas and I live in Alabama how to fix?
     

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    Which Google?,Google device manager?
    If it is its no big deal,It's wrong most of the time.If your device has the wrong zip code,then I would try a factory reset.
     
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    Every time I look up something on google, they show me what's in Texas the only way to see what I need have to put in the exact place.
     
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    Every time I look at something in Google, it still thinks I'm in Romania. Been like it for a long time now.
     
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    Does Google Maps locate you correctly to your home, particularly when you have 'Battery saving' mode selected in Location settings?
     
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    If this is happening only with WiFi but not mobile data (cellular), check the locale info in your modem and/or router settings menu. A lot of them have the time/date set by location. If your router's location isn't set up correctly it could be throwing off Google's auto-location.
    If this is happening using both WiFi and cellular connectivity, are you using a VPN on your phone? In that case your VPN service might be relying on a proxy server not necessarily located in Alabama.
    And this is from Google's Help site:
    https://support.google.com/websearc...topic=3036131&co=GENIE.Platform=Android&oco=1
     
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