Disable Frequent Location Tracking in iOS 9

I have been using the iOS 9 Public Beta 2 and one of the things that I do not like (and has really been freaking me out) is the Frequent Location Tracking. 

I was getting alerts like this:


This made me have the following thoughts:

  • I am not going to Columbia right now.
  • Am I going to Columbia right now?
  • Why does my phone think I am going to Columbia right now?
  • Wait… why does my phone think I am going to Columbia?

The answer to this is a new-ish feature in iOS 9 called “Frequent Locations” and it does a stalker quality job of keeping track of you:  


You can and should turn this and Location-Based Alerts and Location-Based iAds off in: Settings > Privacy > Location Services:


iOS6 and ad tracking.

If you get a new iPhone5 or upgraded to iOS 6 today the first thing you should do change this setting.

Settings > General > About > Advertising > Limit Ad Tracking> On.

It limits the use of your Advertising Identifier that are used to track you via in-app ads.

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