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How to Protect Your Cellphone

Helpful Tips from Matt Iseman
How to Protect Your Cellphone

HOW TO TURN OFF TRACKING ON AN ANDROID:
To turn off the Google "AdID" system, you don't go to your Android phone settings, but your Google Settings app. You might have to look under your full list of apps to find it. Once you're in Google Settings, tap the Ads link and then tap "Opt out of interest-based ads."


Android
To turn off the Google "AdID" system, you don't go to your Android phone settings, but your Google Settings app. You might have to look under your full list of apps to find it.


Once you're in Google Settings, tap the Ads link and then tap "Opt out of interest-based ads." You can also see your advertising ID and tap "Reset advertising ID" to make a new one. This will make you look like a new user to advertisers.


HOW TO TURN OFF TRACKING ON WINDOWS PHONE:


Windows Phone
To turn off Personalized ads in Windows Phone, go to Microsoft's ad opt-out page and under "Personalize ads whenever I use my Microsoft account" click "off."

You will need to be signed in with a Windows account to do this. Make sure you sign in with the same account you use on your Windows Phone. This also turns off personalized ads for Internet Explorer in Windows 8.

How to Protect Your Cellphone - Home & Family

Matt Iseman gives you tips on how to keep your cell phone from being tracked.


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