Is Somebody Watching You? How To Stop Apps From Tracking Your Location

Protect your privacy - Here is how you can protect your location privacy and stop location tracking apps by putting restriction manually!
Courtesy: Time Magazine

Everything in this world is created for the benefit of human beings. People keep struggling and trying to save the world better day by day, introduce new things and in up gradation of old ideas. It is up to a human being how to use them. If you use anything beyond its limits that gives you always advantage but on contrary if you same thing beyond its limit it would be a headache not only for the user but also make others uncomfortable as it disturbs their privacy. Here is how you can protect your location privacy and stop location tracking apps by putting restriction manually.

Nowadays the location tracking apps are a big issue for both androids as well as iOS users. When location tracking apps are launched/created millions of people download that and take advantage of it, for instance, going in new place as it provides you best route to reach destination but now people/users have very much concerned about their location privacy, and almost nobody in the world wants that its location is being tracked. More than two billion people are being tracked through various mobile apps.

Here we will be aware you with some tips which help you out to lower your headache regarding your location tracking.

Location Access Permission

First of all, don’t use and install unnecessary apps which required location access permission as it violates location privacy without any need. Secondly look in the mobile setting and switched off all the apps which are using location access but can run by applying restriction, for instance, entertainment and offline mobile game apps nothing to do with the location so, you should stop their feature of location accessing.

Protect your privacy - Here is how you can protect your location privacy and stop location tracking apps by putting restriction manually!
Courtesy: The New York Time

Stop Google To Stop Your Location-Location Server

Before going to stop apps, it’s more necessary to stop Google access your location feature as it a significant source of tracking location. To find options are not easy so here you will get everything you have to do with Google.

Google setting>Sign in your Google account > personal info, and privacy> go to my activity>activity controls>web and app activity so uncheck or off your blue button/toggle the blue button to shift at offside in this you can stop Google to stop your location. You will also experience that now Google will give you no more recommendations regarding your famous resorts and parks around your area.

However, there is also a disadvantage that you wouldn’t able to find your phone at all if it is lost in somewhere because the location is wholly offed. So it would be better to restrict only unnecessary apps.

Restriction Of Apps At Android Phone

Due to many manufacture companies, the feature set might be changed, so we will let you know for Huawei and Samsung devices steps.

  • For Huawei Phones Users

Go to setting> Apps & notification > Permission than> your location uncheck/toggle off the button.

  • For Samsung Phone Users

First go to option setting> chose apps > menu> click at three dots at top right corner> app permission>location make it off.

Other mobiles phones setting will also be similar but not much change in their settings.

  • For iOS Users

As for as iPhone users are concerned, we will guide you to stop your location access, follow these steps

Go to settings> privacy> location service, so you will find a list of apps that are using your location service toggle it off from the button and all apps will not be able to use and access your location

Did you ever think that many other things are also tracking your site which are Wi-Fi, mobile network and global position service (GPS)? You cannot control your location access by these three things (Wi-Fi, mobile web and GPS) but you can minimize your tracking location by turning off unnecessary apps

So this how you can protect your location privacy and stop location tracking apps by putting restriction manually.