How to Prevent iPhone App Tracking

  Matt Cone       May 5, 2021      Tutorials iPhone


Your iPhone includes a feature that can automatically prevent applications from tracking which websites you visit. This privacy feature should cut down on the number of targeted advertisements you see on websites. Correctly configuring this feature is a good way to boost your privacy while using your iPhone.

Here’s how to prevent iPhone app tracking:

  1. From the iPhone home screen, tap Settings.

  2. Tap Privacy.

  3. Tap Tracking.

  4. Slide the Allow Apps to Request to Track switch to the off position.

    prevent iPhone app tracking

When this switch is turned off, your iPhone should automatically prevent application from tracking which websites you visit. When this switch is turned on, your iPhone should ask you on a case-by-case basis whether or not you want to be tracked by an application.

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