It Can be quite daunting to learn that big companies such as Google, can track your every move.
Today, I’d like to show you a simple step by step tutorial. In this tutorial, I will show you how to Disable Mobile Phone Tracking on your Android Smartphone
Reasons Why Tracking Exists on your Android Smartphone
There are many reasons why your smartphone tracks you. Some apps use it to help you get around, and get info on different services.
- GPS Navigation
- Find your lost mobile
- Weather updates
However, some people can become paranoid to give this information to third party providers such as Google.
If you would loose your phone for instance, your personal information can be visible to thieves. There is more information about smartphone Tracking from NBC News
Check out this NBC feature news Video for more
How-to: Disable mobile phone tracking on Your Android Smartphone
The Video Did not make it very clear on how to Disable Tracking so, here is my step by step guide.
Step 1: Click on the Apps ICON
Step 2: Click on the Settings ICON
Step 3: In the settings menu, Click on the more tab. Then Click on the location tab
Step 4: In the location menu, select Google Location History
Step 5: You will then be asked if you want to Permanently delete Location History Select ” I understand and want to Delete” and then press Delete.
Step 6: Next, You can turn off location menu button
That’s it, you have successfully switched off your location tracking services.
You now have peace of mind, to know that Big Brother isn’t watching you.
I hope that this tutorial has helped you, to keep your smartphone clean.