Is Your Smartphone Tracking Where You Go?

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Here’s how to turn off location tracking with your iPhone or Android phone:

For an iPhone:

Click on Settings from your home screen.

Click Privacy.

Next, click on Location Services.

Scroll down to System Services.

Click on Frequent Locations, where you can clear the history of where you’ve been, and then turn off Frequent Locations.

For an Android:

(Steps vary depending on phone model.)

Click on Settings from the home screen.

Click on Location preferences.

Disable the Google Location History and it will be turned off.