On iPhone 14, iPhone 13, here is how to stop apps from tracking your location

Know how to curb the location tracking and data tracking apps on your iPhone 14, iPhone 13, and more. Try this simple trick.

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1/6 The iPhone 14 Pro Max brings a new 48MP main camera in addition to the new 12MP ultrawide camera and the same old 12MP 3X telephoto camera. The front 12MP camera has an autofocus lens system. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

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2/6 The https://jiji.ng/ iPhone 14 Pro Max retains almost the same design as the iPhone 13 Pro Max. The Deep Purple colour variant is the new colour this here; we have got the Gold version with us. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

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3/6 The iPhone 14 Pro Max uses the new 4nm A16 Bionic chip that promises marginal performance gains over the A15 Bionic. AnTuTu scores show a performance gain of 28 percent in graphics and 19 percent in CPU. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

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4/6 iPhone 14 Pro Max has a 6.7-inch OLED display with a variable refresh rate of 1Hz-120Hz. The 1Hz mode allows for an Always On Display for the first time on an iPhone and you can see your widgets as well as wallpaper. Peak brightness levels go up to 2000 nits. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

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5/6 iPhone 14 Pro Max gets rid of the notch in favour of a pill-shaped Dynamic Island. Other than masking the cutouts, it changes shape to accommodate the icons and widgets. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

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6/6 The iPhone 14 Pro Max starts at a price of Rs. 139,900 in India for the 128GB variant and goes up to Rs. 189,900 for the 1TB version. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

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Your iPhone carries a huge number of apps to help you access information. That may be helpful, but it also means that you are being tracked and probably, your personal information is being harvested by these companies! From location, and media files, to even microphones, many apps trace most of the information from your phone. However, it need not be so. iPhone users can stop these apps from tracking your location. This iPhone feature will help you to boost your privacy and keep the invading apps limited to doing what you want them to and nothing extra. Whether you are using iPhone 14, iPhone 13, iPhone 12, or other models, you can try this nifty feature which is called Tracking Transparency features.

The feature gives you more control over the apps that can track you on your iPhone. Without your permission, these apps can’t use your data for targeted ads or share your location with advertisers or any other identifiers with third parties. If you want to stop these apps tracking your location or other information, then you should immediately change the settings on your iPhone.

How to STOP apps tracking your location on an iPhone

To block the apps tracking your data and to keep your privacy intact, you need to go to the Settings of your iPhone.

Click on the “Apps and notifications” option and go to the “App Permissions.”

Then, scroll down to find the “Location” option and tap on it.

This will show up apps that track your location. You can move apps depending on how you want to keep a particular app in context with the location sharing.

You can also visit the Privacy option and go to Tracking.

All you need to do is toggle off Allow Apps to Request to Track. This will automatically block all the new apps asking for your information.

Though, to block the tracking on already-downloaded apps, you’ll see in the list of apps under the Tracking option that have requested permission to track your activity.

Users should note that this doesn’t mean ads will disappear. This will only help you see more generic ads.

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Want to use WhatsApp account on two phones? Know the SECRET here


1/5 Why does WhatsApp compress pictures while sharing it? This happens because in the Settings of the application the photo upload quality is set on auto by default, and therefore, the quality of the image while sharing depends on several factors like the internet connection, size of the image, and more. The app therefore, looks to downsize the image, which affects its quality. (PTI)

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2/5 How to send the best quality photo on WhatsApp: Open WhatsApp on your iPhone or Android device and click on the three dots to go to WhatsApp Settings. From Settings you will have to select Storage and Data. After that you will have to tap on the Photo upload quality and select the Best Quality option and then click on Ok. (REUTERS)

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3/5 Meanwhile, you can also check the steps to send photos and videos on WhatsApp here: Go to WhatsApp and open an individual or group chat where you want to send the photo or video. Click on the Attach icon, then follow the steps mentioned below: (PTI)

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4/5 On an Android device, click on the gallery to select an existing photo or video from your phone. Tap and hold to select multiple images. You can also add captions to photos and videos. Swipe between photos to add captions to each one and finally click on the send icon. (REUTERS)

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5/5 While iPhone users will have to click on the plus icon and then select Photo and Video Library to select a photo or video from your iPhone’s photos or albums. After selecting a photo or video, tap Add at the bottom left to select multiple photos or videos at once. (Pixabay)


Have you tried logging in your WhatApp account on 2 phones? Yes, same WhatsApp account can be logged in two smartphones at the same time. All you need to do is install a third party application called Whatscan Pro for the same. Before we tell you how, for the uninitiated, WhatsApp is an online messaging platform used to share messages, media files and more with people in your phone’s contact list. Notably, WhatsApp does not support third-party applications hence, it is recommended not to use third-party apps to run the social media platform on multiple devices.

Android users can download and install Whatscan Pro on their devices if they want to use the same WhatsApp account on more than one device. Other than using this third party application, WhatsApp users can also use Linked devices feature to use one WhatsApp account on 4 different devices.

Also, WhatsApp in its blog post about using the account on multiple phones said that a WhatsApp account can only be verified with one number on one phone. "Your WhatsApp account can only be verified with one number on one phone. If you have a dual SIM phone, please note that you still must choose one number to verify with WhatsApp. There is no option to have a WhatsApp account with two phone numbers," the blog post read.

Use WhatsApp account on two phone this way:

1. Android users can go to Google Play Store to download Whatscan Pro.

2. Now you will have to open the web browser on the second phone that you want to use WhatsApp on and then open WhatsApp web.

3. Then open the phone’s browser and go to the home page and send a request to the desktop site and find a web page with a QR code displayed.

4. Scan the QR Code displayed in the second phone with WhatsApp and you will automatically log in with your account.

How to use WhatsApp’s Link a device feature

Open WhatsApp on your phone.

Tap More options and click on Linked devices.


Unlock your phone.

Point your phone at the screen of the device you want to link to scan the QR code.

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