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How To Stop Apps From Tracking iPhone in iOS 14.5

Block Apps from Tracking in iOS 14.5

When it comes to privacy of users, Apple always gave its users the best safety ever. They keep working on it to add more protective level. As we have already seen Apple and Facebook dispute regarding the privacy of iOS apps, Apple has recently released the new iOS 14.5 with the App Tracking feature. Hence, iPhone users with iOS 14.5 update will be to stop apps from tracking iPhone. 

In this article, we will show you how to block iPhone apps tracking in iOS 14.5. Even though the app has been installed already, you will be able to access your consent for Advertisers (IDFA). Without further ado, let’s check out the steps to stop apps from tracking iOS apps on iPhone. 

Step to Block Apps from Tracking in iOS 14.5

Note: Before heading to the process, make sure you have installed iOS 14.5 update on your iPhone. 

  1. First of all, launch the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Next, tap on Privacy.
  3. Select Tracking.
  4. Now turn off the toggle next to Allow Apps To Request To Track.

How To Turn Off Allow Apps To Request To Track For Specific App in iOS 14.5

When to launch any new app or any app that wants to track your app, it will show you the message that says ‘Allow [app name] to track your activity across other companies’ apps and websites? The identifier will be used to deliver personalized ads to you.’ You can tap on Allow if you want to give the app access or go with ‘Ask App Not to Track’ to remove the access. 

Is App Tracking Function Useful in iOS 14.5?

For decades, app makers are manipulating users and using their permission for marketing purpose. They brainwash people’s mind and get their access by giving access. There is nothing wrong with showing ads, but now it has become very strict about getting users’ consent. And Apple added the new layer of privacy level with iOS 14.5 update by adding the new option to black app tracking on iPhone.

The Final Words

With the new iOS 14.5 update, Apple took one more step ahead by providing more safety level to iPhone users. What are your thoughts about this? Do you think it is better or annoying? Please do share your feedback with us through the comment box. Also, please feel free to more your ideas about the privacy policy on Apple product. 


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Vineet Maheshwari

Vineet Maheshwari is a passionate blogger and relationship oriented digital marketing consultant with over 10 years of experience in SEO, PPC management, web analytics, domain investing, affiliate marketing and digital strategy. He has helped high tech brands connect with customers in an engaging manner, thereby ensuring that high quality leads are generated over time.

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