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Wednesday, 4 April 2018

How to prevent Google from saving our location history on iPhone

Lately there has been a great controversy surrounding the collection of data from Facebook , but the social network is not the only company that gathers information about its users. Google also collects data , and one of the ways you can do that is to save your location history.

Fortunately, it is possible to see what data Google has collected and it is possible to delete the location history . In this tutorial we will explain how to do it through a few simple steps.

Next, everything you need to know about collecting Google data regarding location history on your iPhone and your iPad.

How to see your location history

All you have to do is access your Google Maps temporary line. If you have the application installed, this link will take you directly to that section and you will see all your location history.
How to delete your location history

1. Open the Google Maps application on your iPhone or iPad.

2. Click on the menu in the upper left corner.

3. Then go to the Settings section.

4. Enter the Personal Content section.

5. Select the option "Delete a period from the location history" or "Delete all location history".

6. Check the check box of the pop-up window and delete the data.

How to turn off location services

If you do not want Google to continue collecting data about your locations from iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you must disable the location option on your device. To do this, you just have to follow these steps:

1. Open the iOS Settings application.

2. Access the Privacy section.

3. Enter Location.

4. Disable the services.

Additionally you can also deactivate localization services for specific applications in this same section. Although it is always advisable to deactivate the function since it uses many resources and battery.

Via | iMore 

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