How to Disable Location-based iAds on iPhone and iPad

Manage Location Services effectively on your iPhone and iPad for smooth functions of the devices by turning off Location-based iAds.

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In our efforts to download some useful and some useless apps, we agree with the terms & conditions set by app developers. We allow them to use our Camera, Contacts, Photos, and Location Services. It may cause boomerang effect as many apps run location-based advertisements.

This might create bad impact on the overall functionality of your iPhone and iPad; this can slow down the speed or guzzle your mobile data quickly. So it is always advisable to turn off location-based iAds on your iPhone or iPad. As a matter of fact, many users complain about location services always ON in iOS 9 on iPhone and iPad. For this, we have already provided a solution.

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How to Disable Location Based iAds on iPhone and iPad

How to Turn off Location-based iAds on iPhone/iPad

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone/iPad → Scroll down and tap on Privacy.

Tap on Settings Then Privacy on iPhone

Step #2. Now tap on Location Services.

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Tap on Location Services on iPhone

Step #3. Scroll down and tap on System Services.

Tap on System Services on iPhone

Step #4. Finally, toggle Location-Based iAds option OFF.

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Turn Off Location-based iAds on iPhone

This method will stop your iPhone and iPad from using location as Location Services were activated by default. This will also improve the battery performance of the iOS device you are using.

Note that you can also turn off Location-Based Alerts to save battery life on iPhone/iPad. Turning off unnecessary location services is a way to strengthen battery life of the device.

Location Services can reveal a lot about you if you leave this option ON in your Facebook Messenger app, which tracks users’ location. By tracking the location of users, Facebook prepares advertising plans for its clients. You should better disable Facebook Messenger location tracking on iPhone. If you don’t want to be a victim of such trends, manage Locations Services judiciously on your iPhone and iPad.

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.
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