"Change these iOS 8 privacy settings"
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Change these iOS 8 privacy settings
I will say it includes a number of privacy features intended to protect your personal data.
Here are the top three you should adjust right away.
First under settings, then privacy, and then location services.
Swipe up to reveal the complete list of apps that access your location.
Depending on the app you have a couple of options.
One of them is never.
Which means the app is banned from accessing your location at any time.
The other is always or while using.
Adjust each app based on your preference.
But remember that if you hit never.
Some apps like Foursquare might not function properly.
Apple also uses your location to deliver location based advertisements and alerts.
So for instance if you walk into a Starbucks, and icon might appear on your lock screen encouraging you to open the app.
Disable location-based alerts and iAds to limit the ways Apple tracks you.
Back in the Privacy menu, check out the lists starting with contacts, calendars and reminders.
Within each of these options, you can revoke or grant access to the respective data.
This is an important one since some apps will access info like contacts and then store them on their servers.
For more iOS 8 tips, check out cnet.com/howto.
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