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How do you disable GPS tracking/remove GPS tracking?

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  1. Wolfy1

    Wolfy1 New Member

    I find it absolutely creepy! I want to be CERTAIN that no one, not even myself, can track my phone (I suppose theirs no stopping the company...), but at any rate, how to I ensure that the tracking is turned off?

  2. AndroidSPCS

    AndroidSPCS Well-Known Member

    Just make sure GPS is turned off, and wifi location is turned off.

    To be honest, I don't really think anyone cares about me all that much to track me. I lead a very boring life...
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  3. eyebeam

    eyebeam Well-Known Member

    Might also be a good idea to go into Settings > Location, and un-check all those options.
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  4. Wolfy1

    Wolfy1 New Member

    Thanks so much! I can now sleep at ease knowing that no stranger is tracking my phone... :). Thanks a lot for telling me where to find it!
  5. A.Nonymous

    A.Nonymous Well-Known Member

    I turned it on deliberately just because I want my search results to be relevant. If I look up "Pizza Hut" I want the first result to be the Pizza Hut down the street from where I am. I don't want to have to click through some sort of location finder on a company's web site from my phone.
  6. Crashdamage

    Crashdamage Well-Known Member

    All cellphones can be tracked and it cannot be turned off. Has always been so. Phone location settings only change how the phone determines its own location.

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