How to Disable U1 Chip on iPhone to Prevent Background Location Tracking

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If you’re a privacy buff who owns an iPhone 11 or iPhone 12 (or better), you might want to disable the U1 chip on your iPhone to prevent it from tracking your location in the background.

The U1 is a custom chip developed by Apple just like the H1 and W1 chips that were made for AirPods. However, unlike the other two chips, the U1 chip is designed to precisely determine the distance between U1 chip-equipped devices. The U in U1 stands for ultra-wideband, a short-range radio technology used for wireless data transmission. However, this technology is prohibited…

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