If you’re concerned about privacy, you should know how to control the location permission of apps on your Android or iOS device. By knowing how to do this, you can prevent apps from tracking your location without your knowledge. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do it.
How Can You Control Android Location Permissions?
You can control Android location permissions by going to Settings, then Permissions, and then Location. From here, you can manage all of the apps that have access to your location information.
How To Control Location Settings On iPhone?
Assuming you would like tips for controlling location settings on an iPhone:
Go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services.
You can turn location services on for specific apps.
You can also choose to have your iPhone warn you before allowing an app to use your location.
If you scroll down, you’ll see a list of apps and services that have requested to use your location.
You can turn off location services altogether by tapping the slider at the top of the screen.
Keep in mind that some apps and services will not work properly if you turn off location services. For example, you will not be able to use Find My Friends to locate your friends if location services is turned off.
1. On Android, go to Settings > Apps & notifications > Advanced > App permissions. Here, you can toggle permissions off for individual apps.
2. On iOS, go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services. Here, you can choose to never allow certain apps to access your location, or only allow them to do so when you’re using the app.
3. You can also change these settings on a per-app basis. On Android, go to Settings > Apps & notifications > [app name] > Permissions. On iOS, go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services > [app name].
4. Keep in mind that some apps may not work properly if you deny them location permissions. For example, a mapping app may not be able to show you your current location without access to your device’s GPS.
Thanks for reading! We hope this article was helpful in teaching you how to control location permission of apps on Android and iOS. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to us in the comments below. As always, happy geocaching!