How to stop apps from tracking iPhone activity

Tracking

Apple offers many new privacy options in the latest version of iOS. One of these is better transparency when it comes to apps tracking your activity between apps and on the web. Now thanks to App Privacy cards, developers must reveal what personal information is collected. Apps can also be granted permission to track activities on a case-by-case basis.

For those not interested in allowing any apps to track their information between other apps or in web browsers, tracking can be switched off completely.

How to turn off Control Center in iPhone apps

Control Center 3

Some apps and games on the iPhone and iPad require intense swiping near the edges of the screen. In some cases, these gestures can invoke the Control Center accidentally. Opening the Control Center within running apps can be convenient, but it can also get in the way of gaming or other activities. For iPhone and iPad users running into this problem, the Control Center can be switched off while apps are open.

Click here for help on customizing the buttons in Control Center.

Apple releases bug fixes with iOS 14.5.1

iOS 14.5.1 update

Just a week after the iOS 14.5 drop, Apple has released a minor bug fix with iOS 14.5.1. Alongside the latest update, Apple has also launched iOS 12.5.3 for older iPhones. These updates are recommended for all users and can be installed using an over-the-air (OTA) update. Apple has fixed an issue with app tracking and improved security on its mobile devices.

Apple's official release notes say:

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