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IOS 11 deals a blow to Uber's creepy location tracking habit

23 September 2017

The upcoming iPhones namely iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X will run on iOS 11 by default. iPhone 8 will be shipped in next week while the users have to wait for iPhone X but its pre-orders will begin soon.

Instead of turning off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity when the options are selected through the Control Center, the user's phone or tablet simply disconnects from any device it may be connected to through each respective form of wireless connectivity.

Apple has made the new iOS 11 operating system official for over 20 different types of iOS devices. iOS 11 brings a set of innovative features to the iOS devices, however there are some tricky features which requires a bit of knowledge to work on the devices.

According to tech security experts, the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth issue creates an inviting target for hackers. Apple thought keeping the devices partially inactive would allow features such as Apple Pencil, AirDrop, and Apple Watch to function automatically. Starting with iOS 11, disabling Bluetooth and Wi-Fi from the Control Center will not shut them off.

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To actually turn off Bluetooth and wifi users will need to head into the Settings app and manually turn them off, which deactivates them until 5am the next morning, or use Airplane mode.

Meanwhile, here's how to fix the iOS 11 update which blocks Microsoft accounts from sendings emails. All you have to do is move your finger very slightly and press down. The update's description confirms that you're able to choose among "Always", "Never" and "While Using the App" for location data - as Apple now mandates for iOS 11.

Furthermore, all of this is the intended behavior - it's a feature, not a bug.

The feature stopped working after the iOS 11 update.

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Before you do anything on your iPhone or iPad, you should lock it down.

Apple's iOS 11 mobile operating system is available today, opening up several new features that marketers can use to reach a mass audience of iPhone and iPad users. The steps that to follow is Settings Control Center and Customise Controls. They'll apparently turn back on automatically at 5 AM, so you'll have to keep in mind to go turn them back off.

A feature which makes using the Apple Music easier for Android users is the new widget which shows their recently played tracks right on the home screen.

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IOS 11 deals a blow to Uber's creepy location tracking habit