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OSM shows the location of my old house, not my current location in my new house and I can't see how to fix it.

I recently moved house and took my wireless access point with me, but have a new router at the new location.

If I go on to OSM and click "my location" it goes to my old house (200 iles away), no matter whether I connect via ethernet on my desktop, or wifi on my mobile devices. If I disconnect from the network, then open OSM on my mobile, it shows the right location.

whatismyip shows the correct location.

Any ideas how to fix this?

asked 19 Aug '20, 17:04

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I figure it would be likely to be due to your browser's or operating system's location service things. Did you accidentally deny OSM access to your location? Did you try reloading the page without cached stuff?

(21 Aug '20, 12:36) zoosh

turns out it something to do with Googles geolocation of the SSID/BSSID of my wifi. Its taken a bit of time, but is now working OK!

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answered 22 Aug '20, 20:55

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