Please note that no cell phone tracking Illegal without the owner's consent It represents a serious violation of privacy. Police are only allowed to locate other people's cell phones, and only in certain cases, such as solving crimes or searching for stolen smartphones.
There are several measures you can take to protect yourself from cell phone monitoring. Only some settings can prevent anyone from locating your cell phone, such as the following:
- Site consent is limited to each application individually, and general consent is not granted
- Only grant location consent if there is an urgent need to use an application (eg Google Maps)
- Make sure you use a secure method to unlock your phone so strangers (or people close to you!) can't easily install spy apps on your device
- If you don't want to be tracked at all, the only option is to turn off your cell phone; Even silent SMS from your service provider will not work
Above all, always pay attention to the permissions required by the apps you want to install. If location sharing is not necessary for the app to work, you should do so Be skeptical.
Parts of this article were originally published by our partner Futurezone.de.
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