Sofia Albert updated on Oct 31, 2022 | Home > Virtual Location
Allowing apps access your location data might lead to worries over data privacy and misuse of private and personal data. To avoid such things from happening, it's neccessary to find some solutions to make your phone impossible to be tracked. In this way, you can take full control of your location data and prevent privacy leakage.
In this article, we're going to tell you how to stop your iPhone or Android phones from being tracked.
Blocking your iPhone from being tracked is quite easy, you can set a fake location to hide your current location, disable your location service on the iPhone, active Airplane more, or shut your device down. Each of these ways has its pros and cons. You can choose the one that best suits your needs.
If you've decided to create a fake location to hide your real location, you can apply this effective iPhone location changer - EaseUS MobiAnyGo to get the job done. With it, you can change your iPhone location to wherever you want gloabally. This is not only helpful in making your phone impossible to be tracked but also helping you play Pokémon GO without moving.
To change the location location on your iPhone:
Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiAnyGo and connect your iPhone to the computer. Afterward, click "Start" to continue.
Step 2. Wait for the program to load.
Step 3. After the loading process, choose "Teleport Mode" in the top-right corner of the screen. Then, you can either enter the target location or choose the location from the map. Afterward, click "Move" to spoof your iPhone location. Last, open any location-based apps on your iPhone and you will see the location has been changed.
Another simple way to protect your iPhone from being tracked is to turn off location service, which limits apps' access to GPS and location data. But this doesn't prevent the operating system from using your location data. Furthermore, this might prevent the normal use of other apps, such as Find My app. If you don't mind, just follow the below instructions to do it.
Step 1. Go to your iPhone's Settings.
Step 2. Select Privacy and then Location Service.
Step 3. You'll see a list of apps that use location services. You can choose to disable them all by diabling the "Location Services" button at the top, or disable location services for certain apps.
By activating the Airplane mode, you can cut off the link between your iPhone and cellular networks. This helps prevent some online services from tracking your locations. To turn on Airplane Mode, you can:
Step 1. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to bring up Control Center.
Step 2. Tap the Airplane Mode button to activate it.
If you want to completely get rid of being tracked, activating the Airplane mode is not enough. To achieve this goal, you will need to turn off your iPhone. Since the steps of turning off your iPhone is vary from iPhone to iPhone, we won't list the detailed steps to do it. But you can check this post on how to turn off iPhone, almost all iPhone models are included.
Similar to iPhone, you can also make your Android impossible to be tracked by faking your location with some Android spoofer apps, activating the Airplane Mode, or turning off your Android phone. It is relatively easier to find an available mock location app on Android than iPhone because Google Play store offers many such apps. If you have no idea which app to use, this guide on best 5 spoofing apps for iOS and Android might be helpful.
As for how to active the Airplane Mode and turn off your device, the steps are very familiar with iPhone. So we won't list the detailed steps here.
That's all tips on how to make your phone impossible to track. From the above guide we can see that it is easy to prevent your location from being tracked. With solutions introduced in this guide, you can easily get the job done on your Android or iPhone.
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