Category: GPS

How to Manage Which Apps Access Location Data on iPhone & iPad

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Many iPhone and iPad apps use Location Services to provide users with personalized content based on their location. However, if you’re concerned about your privacy, you can control which apps have access to your location data on your device.

Not all apps access your location data in the same way. Some of them only track your location while you’re using the app, whereas others use your location even in the background, which could even drain your devices battery faster too. The approximate location of your iOS or ipadOS device is determined not just with GPS,…

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How to Remove Location Data from Photos Before Sharing on iPhone & iPad

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The camera app on the iPhone and iPad collects geographic data of all the photos you take by default (though geotagging photos can be disabled on the camera). This is called geotagging, which essentially lets you know where exactly the photo was captured. Although this is a useful feature to have, considering how easily you can find specific photos from one of your trips by simply heading over to the Places section within the Photos app, it comes at the cost of privacy.

Sure, this might not be a deal-breaker if you’re just going to keep the photos to…

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How to Get Current GPS Coordinates on iPhone with Siri

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Anyone can retrieve current GPS Coordinates on iPhone at any time by using Siri. This offers a super simple way to find GPS coordinate data, and for many users it may even be faster to use Siri than to use an alternate method like Compass app.

By placing a proper request to Siri, you’ll see exactly where you are and be offered precise GPS Coordinates of where the iPhone has been geolocated to by using the devices built-in GPS. This is great for many potential applications, including for geocachers, scientists, archaeologists, paleontologists, analysts,…

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