Location services use GPS technology, Wi-Fi, the data of the base station network and Bluetooth to determine the location of the iPhone and iPad.

Thanks to GPS and triangulation of base station service provider can accurately track the location of devices than the last time are actively using various apps and games.

This has both pluses and minuses. Apps for navigation, which can accurately determine the location and use it to build the route, “Weather”, which is accurate to the neighborhood can notify you about possible rainfall, is a definite plus. You can also send your location in the message, which can be very useful in some situations. But there are downsides – social networks that sell data about users ‘ location to advertisers. Therefore, some users may prefer to completely disable location services on their devices.

Geolocation can be turned off completely, or restrict location services for selected apps.

How to turn off service gerekli fully on iOS devices

Important: disabling the possibility of positioning will affect the performance of cards and similar applications.

  • Go to menu “Settings” -> “Privacy” -> “location Services” and slide the toggle switch to the off position.
  • Confirm the disconnection of services by clicking on “Off”.

Note: location services will continue to use when making an emergency call to the emergency services.

Limit individual applications access to location

In order to restrict access to location to specific programs, go to “Settings” -> “Privacy” -> “location Services”. Next, select application from the list which you want to restrict access to geolocation and select “Never”.

Before you disable geolocation for a given application, answer the question: do we Need this app access to your location to work correctly?

There are a number of reasons why users disable location services. For example, from military or senior government officials require disabling the location for security purposes. Also, the iPhone and iPad, restrict access to certain applications, in order for the location services doesn’t continue to consume battery in the background.

To turn off location or not is an individual decision of each of the iOS devices.


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