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How To Use iCloud Private Relay For Safe Browsing in iOS 15

iCloud Private Relay

In this decade of smartphone and digitalisation, people’s privacy is compromising. But Apple always stood up when it comes to the company’s privacy. Hence, the newest iOS 15 has the unique “iCloud Private Relay” feature to protect user’s Safari browsing. But the question is how to use iCloud Private Relay in iOS 15. 

Whenever you visit any website, it can be tracked by the page user by revealing your location and IP address. Hence, many people prefer to use VPNs. But now, with iOS 15, Apple has the new iCloud Private Relay option, which can divert your place and keep you anonymous by hiding your location and IP address when you visit any page in the Safari browser. Don’t know how to use Private Relay? Let me help you with the guide to set up a Private Relay on iPhone in iOS 15. 

How To Turn ON iCloud Private Relay and Set IP Address in iOS

Note: Private Relay is the paid plan under iCloud which only secure your traffic when you use Safari. It won’t work with other third-party apps. 

How To Enable iCloud Private Relay On iPhone in iOS 15

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Next, tap on your profile name at the top of the screen.
  3. Choose iCloud Private Relay.
  4. Turn the toggle on next to Private Relay. 

Once you have activated the Private Relay and then visit any page on the Safari browser, your location cannot be seen by the network provider as well as even Apple cannot track your location. You can also set up an IP address by following the below steps. 

How To Set IP Address Location In iCloud Private Relay

  1. Launch the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on your name at the top of the screen.
  3. Select iCloud Private Relay.
  4. Tap on IP Address Location.
  5. Now select Preserve Approximate Location or Use Broader Location.

After selecting Preserve Approximate Location, the service will not reveal the exact location instead of making sure the same geographic area. 

With the help of this article, we tried to explain to you about using the iCloud Private Relay option in iOS 15 on your iPhone to browser webpages in the Safari browser. This is the best and trustworthy function from Apple instead of using any third-party VPN apps. 

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He is a senior writer at consideringapple.com. Gustavo has good knowledge about the online world (especially digital marketing) and loves to share ideas with visitors. He has a good experience of writing about Apple since he used every Apple products like iPhone, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Mac, etc.

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