Monday, July 15, 2024

How To Stop Tracking Location On iPhone: Simple Steps

Our phones are our best friends, they go everywhere with us and we spend maximum time using them while we are on the go. Many apps on our phones track everywhere we go, and this can be creepy for those who love to be in the ‘Incognito’ mode. If you are worried about your privacy and do not want your phone to know of your every move, then here are some simple steps on how to stop tracking location on the iPhone.

if want to remove location tracking and are wondering how to disable location tracking on the iPhone, follow these easy guide on how to stop tracking location on the iPhone.

Turn off location settings on Apple Devices

Turn off location settings
  • Click Settings and go to Privacy.
  • Select Location Services.
  • Scroll down to System Services.
  • Choose Significant Locations to see the logged record of where you’ve been and toggle it off.

Also read: How To Unlock Android Phone Without PIN

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You can also disable location tracking on your iPhone by scrolling down one heading and then clicking on Disable Share My Location. This feature allows you to send your exact to friends through a text message in case you believe you are in some trouble or simply want to tell someone your exact location. Share My Location also works with some automation associated with the Home app.

You can also clear your history here by clicking “Clear History.”

Limit Ad Tracking

Several ads automatically pick up your location automatically. If you are worried that too much of your location data is being uploaded and potentially sold to the highest bidder, you can use the following guide to limit access from specific apps or even from Apple’s own services. Thus, in case you do not want to stop location tracking completely, you can limit ad tracking.  Follow these steps to limit ad tracking:

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  • Go to Settings
  • Tap Privacy
  • Tap Advertising

You can follow the same steps to limit ad tracking on your iPad, or iPod Touch. You can also reset your Advertising Identifier to unlink any previous data associated with your Apple ID.

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Sakshi Sood
Sakshi Sood
Sood is the social media guru we depend on for all crisis situations. How to get the right message, when to get it, she knows it all! The quietest of ‘em all, she love to travel with hubby dear

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