How to disable the GPS feature of your iPhone or iPad

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How to disable the GPS feature of your iPhone or iPad


Many applications make use of the GPS unit of your iPhone for geo tagging purposes, which may have an impact on the battery life of your phone.
If you want to disable the GPS unit of your iPhone or iPad, follow the below procedure:.
  • Go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services.
  • Turn off the Location Services option.


NB: Instead of disabling this feature permanently, you can can selectively disable the location services for each of your apps.
Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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