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4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by Opinionated: 11:01am On Jan 03
These days, it is very easy to spy on you especially if you use a phone as sophisticated as an iPhone. This is why many are much more concerned about their privacy. This said, do you know that there are ways your iPhone is tracking you? Your iPhone tracks you more than you think even if it is without your permission. The good news is that it is harmless. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares some things your iPhone is probably tracking, whether you know about it or not.

Your location

Your iPhone is likely tracking your location. In some cases and by default, the device saves a list of frequently visited locations to improve its Maps service. To check in on your frequent locations, open up the Settings app and select Privacy. Then, tap Location Services and scroll down to find System Services. From that menu, find Frequent Locations. To stop this, never forget to turn off your location.

Your phone usage habits

Siri does her best to understand users’ routines to better assist their day-to-day life. However, your iPhone performs similar duties in other ways, too. For instance, if you tend to use one app to listen to music above all others, your phone may well have noticed. When you plug in your headphones, you’ll see that app appear in the lower-left corner of the screen. Swipe up over the icon, and it’ll open automatically.

Apps that drain your battery

It can be very annoying when your iPhone battery drains quickly, and you don’t know the cause. Your device is actually tracking which apps are the most taxing, but you might not know where to find this information. Open the Settings app and tap Battery. Scroll down and you’ll find Battery Usage data, which you can view for the last 24 hours or the last seven days. This is a great way to figure out which apps to avoid when the battery does not run out quickly.

Your step count

Most of the records in the iPhone’s Health apps which require some kind of input from the user, but not so with its pedometer functionality. The app tracks your step count since you got your phone. Obviously, it’s much more accurate if you keep your device in your pocket, but even if it’s typically in your bag, you’ll be able to gauge when you were more and less active.

Source: http://www.opinions.ng/4-things-probably-not-realise-iphone-tracking/

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Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by koolgee(m): 11:53am On Jan 03
Yes
I agree

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Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by salbis(m): 11:53am On Jan 03
Second to comment for the first time on this forum for almost 9yrs. I will keep trying and 2018 will surely be great.
I no even get Iphone sef.
@ poster above you moved at a speed of light, kudos.

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Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by playcharles(m): 11:53am On Jan 03
Hmmmm... Na just name them they sell, Android phones can do better

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Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by NaoSlay: 11:54am On Jan 03
The topic is different from the message.

And again what the Op posted my Android can do them through some apps.

Just download Xposed installer and Xposed framework, it does the magic.

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Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by Omotayor123(f): 11:55am On Jan 03
My Android sef they track those. wink

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Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by Terminator1234g: 11:55am On Jan 03
F#CK IPHONE!!

FRAUD PHONE!

SO THIS YEAR TO KEEP UP WITH REPS AND SWAG PEOPLE WILL HAVE TO WASTE MONEY EXTRAVAGANTLY ON THE INCOMING IPHONE. AFTER GETTING THE IHPONE X.

LONG LIVE SAMSUNG!!!!!

LIKE FOR SAMSUNG

SHARE FOR IPHONE.

smiley

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Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by xarookqh(m): 11:55am On Jan 03
This kind phone fih cast person if person commit crime grin
Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by dumie(f): 11:56am On Jan 03
Noted

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Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by CriticMaestro: 11:56am On Jan 03
Some wives here are glad to see this info
Husbands get cheeky
Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by emmyw(m): 11:57am On Jan 03
ok
Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by naijacentric(m): 11:58am On Jan 03
Welcome to the new world order besides all phone brand do it not just iphone
Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by ButterFrost212(f): 11:59am On Jan 03
We that don't have iPhone nko undecided
Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by Arry110: 11:59am On Jan 03
People that say andriod are better are people that can't afford it

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Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by Homeboiy: 11:59am On Jan 03
clean iPhone 7 for sale

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Everything is working fine

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Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by ElDaIllest(m): 12:01pm On Jan 03
I love the phone but it's really overrated... oops it's a luxury phone, now I remember. You pay to use the name not the content. grin

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Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by davibid: 12:01pm On Jan 03
IPhone any day any time


Can't even imagine myself using another brand



smiley

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Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by joenor(m): 12:04pm On Jan 03
Ok.
Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by bibiking7(m): 12:05pm On Jan 03



Android phones do the same. undecided


Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by Nobody: 12:05pm On Jan 03
Please this is 2018. Stop this bullshit na
Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by simeotexy: 12:06pm On Jan 03
grin LTC
Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by solasoulmusic(f): 12:06pm On Jan 03
Yes o Team IPhone for life
Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by Nobody: 12:14pm On Jan 03
shocked

Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by Blackfriday2018: 12:15pm On Jan 03
Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by jonpuff: 12:16pm On Jan 03
To be sincere iPhone is really helpful, I use it to monitor my sleep and my steps..........

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Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by Happigirl12(f): 12:17pm On Jan 03
iPads do that too
Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by Abusule007(m): 12:19pm On Jan 03
xarookqh:
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You book space you no still make FTC grin

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Re: 4 Things You Probably Do Not Realise Your Iphone Is Tracking by xarookqh(m): 12:22pm On Jan 03
Abusule007:

You book space you no still make FTC grin
Everything for this life just hard, even FTC cry

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