#Windows10 #Privacy – Top 5 Privacy Setting to Reclaim Your Privacy in Windows 10 : Windows 10 is now running on more than 400 million devices globally, but still, some sorts of privacy issues exist. The issues mainly include a troublesome amount of ads appear throughout the platform, Mandatory diagnostic and usage data reporting to Microsoft.
Fixing all Windows 10 problems is not possible, but few things can get your privacy. Here we provide you five privacy-related settings which ensure you a great privacy and a more secure Windows 10 experience.
Turning off location
Allowing third-party apps and Windows 10 to access your location is convenient when you’re using mobile devices, such as tablet or a laptop. But that doesn’t mean to switch to your location all the times. Windows 10 stores location history when the device’s location is on and allows apps to access that data with location permission.
Apps which use your location will no longer be able to find you if you turn your location off. However, setting a default location which apps to use as a stand-in is possible manually.
You can turn off your location by opening the Settings menu and go to Location. Turning off location for all users is also possible (under Location for this device is on > Change), or you can just turn off location services (under Location service).
You can also clear your Location History in this menu and allow individual apps to view your exact location. Apps in the location list will be notified if they use location history data.
To quickly switch your location services off and on, open the Action Center; the Location switch will be in the quick settings (possibly below the break).