How to Turn Off Google Tracking & Location History in Android

How to Turn Off Google Tracking & Location History in Android

How to Turn Off Google Tracking & Location History in Android
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Your phone is great, but that does not mean you want the company that makes your phone to track your every move. For anyone who would like a little location privacy, you can follow the simple set of steps below to learn how to turn off the location tracking and history settings on your Android phone.

Start by opening your App Drawer and going to your Settings.

Next, you will need to scroll down and tap the “Location” option.

Now, you need to scroll down the screen and tap Google Location Settings.

Finally, you will just press the “Location Reporting and Location History” option, and switch the slider to off for each of the settings that you want to turn off.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”11455″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Now that you have your location settings where they need to be, you may feel inclined to delete the history that has been collected already. That is easily done by deleting your phone’s previous location history. You can just tap the “Delete Location History” option that is located at the bottom of the screen, under Location History. Location history must be switched to “On” to get to this menu.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”11456″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When you perform this action, you should see a new dialog box appear before you. You’ll need to check the “I understand and want to delete” option that you see displayed in this box and click on “Delete.”[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”11457″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you have multiple Google accounts for your Android phone, there is no problem. You will simply go into each account, one by one, and repeat the same process so all your tracking data is yours and yours alone. It’s pretty simple, right?

Now you have everything you need to hit the streets with full confidence that you are not being tracked in any way![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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