Have iPhone 13, iPhone 12? Don't let apps invade your privacy, use this trick
Boost your privacy on an iPhone with this simple trick! Enable this feature on iPhone 13, iPhone 12, more NOW.
Your digital footprints never fade out! Have you ever seen those ads of products that followed you for weeks once you visited a shopping website? If yes, then those apps residing on your smartphone are tracking your visits, history, and data that is helping advertisers to show related ads on other searches. The good part for iPhone users is that it has a feature to help boost your online privacy and allow you to disable ad tracking within the apps you use and it applies to iPhone 13, iPhone 12, iPhone 11 and other iPhones. Try to ensure your phone has been updated to the latest versions possible. This feature is called Tracking Transparency features. Also read: No Wifi? Know how to set up a Wifi hotspot on your iPhone
Apple's App Tracking Transparency feature is such a gift for iPhone users to escape those ads which keep on showing on your screens that you have visited once. The feature gives you more control over the apps that can track you on your iPhone. Without your permission, these apps can't use your data for targeted ads or share your location with advertisers or any other identifiers with third parties. Also read: Have iPhone 13? Check these 5 iPhone tips to take amazing photos with iPhones
When you download and open a new app, you'll get a notification that asks if you want to let the app track your activity across other companies' apps and websites. You'll also see information about what the app would track. You can tap Ask App not to Track in order to block that activity. Here's how to turn off app tracking on iPhone 13, iPhone 12, and more.
How to turn off app tracking on iPhone 13, iPhone 12, and more
To block the apps tracking your data and keep your privacy intact, you need to go to the Settings of your iPhone.
Then move ahead to the Privacy option and go to Tracking.
All you need to do is toggle off Allow Apps to Request to Track. This will automatically block all the new apps asking for your information.
Well, to block the tracking on already-downloaded apps, you'll see in the list of apps under the Tracking option that have requested permission to track your activity.
Users should note that this doesn't mean ads will disappear. This will only help you see more generic ads, not the one that you have checked online.