Privacy

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 delete Google Maps history on iPhone

Google Maps

Like many apps, Google Maps keeps a complete history of locations and addresses on your iPhone. In fact, the history includes searches, shared locations, and reviews. Google Maps makes it possible to remove history entries by time frame, by individual location, or wipe the entire history on record.

Just like you can delete location history from Apple Maps, Google Maps offers a similar function. Follow these steps to delete Google Maps history on iPhone:

How to stop Safari asking for iPhone location

Safari location 1

Some websites want to know the location of your iPhone. In certain instances this can be convenient, as getting a delivery to your home or finding a ride would be impossible without your location. Other times it feels like websites are spying on your device, and asking constantly to know where you are walking, talking, and shopping. Make Safari stop nagging you for your current location by denying access, or by allowing Safari to share your location when needed.

How to delete Translate app history on iPhone

iOS Translate

Apple's official Translate app for iOS makes translating and hearing pronunciations of words in different languages quick and easy. The app automatically saves every word and phrase that is entered. This history accumulates over time and can be used to view previous translations or favorite frequently used translations, for fast access later.

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