New Delhi. These days, people use Google Map a lot on the phone. You can easily go anywhere using the map. Many times it happens that we arrive somewhere of which we are not aware. In such situation, we get help from Google and other services to get information, but these apps and services track you everywhere, which may also be a threat to your privacy.
Using these apps also consumes more battery. Other than this, some apps request access to your location for no specific purpose. These include movie ticket booking platforms, photo editing software, streaming platforms, and apps like social media. If you don’t want companies to track you, you can disable the location tracking device on your phone.
How to prevent apps from tracking location
To prevent any app from tracking the location, you need to go to the settings of your android phone where you need to go to the permission manager present in the privacy option and select the location. After this, you will get the option of Allowed all the time and Allowed only while using apps. Out of these, you can choose any option as per your convenience. It is important that here you also have to decide when the app will access your location.
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Here you can choose the option to Always ask and Don’t allow. If you select Ask every time, you will be prompted for location permissions every time the app is launched, while the Don’t allow option will turn off location access for the app altogether.
disable location permissions on iphone
On the other hand, to change location permissions on iPhone, you need to go to Settings and select the Privacy option and then by going to Location Services, you can turn off and change the location service for apps like Android.
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PUBLISHED FOR THE FIRST TIME : July 05, 2022, 11:35 IST