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CamH

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Hello, i am new here and need help. I am not techy at all so please be patient. I have a problem, when i go into google search (i am not signed in & location switched off), at the bottom the page, it states "SE2,according to your internet address" This is 12 miles from where i am located. Has my phone been hacked? I have changed my google passwords but still the same issue. I use samsung internet.
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All devices in my home say the same. Could it be the location of my ISP server? Or could my internet address been hacked?
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Is it to do with 'Geo location'? I have never visited that postcode.
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 Hi CamH, and welcome to our forums.

:welcome:

 

IP addresses, can be resolved, but without intensive forensic investigation  it is unlikely to provide a more precise location... your figure of 12 miles in a highly populated area of a large capital city is well within the expected range.

 

It is usually the ISPs location that is used using the sort of tools available to most folks.

 

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