How to restrict Google's data collection on your Android smartphone |TechNews

Google collects data from Android Smartphone users directly to manage targeted ads. However, you can limit this collection with few changes to settings, attach magazine reports.

For example, under “Accounts> Google”, you can disable the syncing services you do not use. And on the keyboard application’s keyboard, you can turn off both “personalized suggestions” and “usage statistics sharing”.

Under “Apps”, a good idea to uninstall unnecessary Google applications, experts recommend. Some applications can not be uninstalled, but you can disable them at least.


By turning off “Backup and Restore”, you can prevent your contact list and WiFi passwords from backing up to Google’s servers.

And by navigating to “Google> Advertising”, you can disable the personalized advertising.

As you are already in Google Settings, it also goes through everything and decides whether you want data storage for each feature – for example, you can choose to prevent Google from recording your location history. – DPA

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