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How to disable geotagging on your phone

Published On: Nov 21 2013 06:24:49 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 21 2013 06:25:07 PM CST
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To disable geotagging on your camera only:
iPhone (4.0):
1. Go to Settings.
2. Select General.
3. Select Location Services.
4. Locate Camera from the list of apps that use Location Services and change the setting to OFF.

Android (2.2; 2.3):
1. Open the Camera app.
2. Select the Location icon.
3. Select Off.
Some versions of Android will need you to open the Camera app, select the Menu button on their phone, select Settings and disable Geo-tag photos.

BlackBerry (6.0):
1. Open Camera.
2. Select the Location icon and set it to Disabled.
Previous versions will need to open Camera, press the Menu button and select Options. Then set Geotagging to Disabled.
To disable location services on your phone for all apps:
iPhone (4.0):
1. Go to Settings.
2. Select General.
3. Select Location Services.
4. Change the setting for Location Services to OFF.

Android (2.2; 2.3):
1. Open Settings.
2. Select Location & security.
3. Uncheck both Use wireless networks and Use GPS satellites.

BlackBerry (6.0):
1. Open Options.
2. Select Device.
3. Select Location Settings.
4. Go to Location Services and change the setting to Location Off.
5. Press the Menu key on the phone.
6. Select Save.
Previous versions will need to open Options, select Security, and select Applications Permissions. Press the Menu key on your phone and select Edit. Expand Connections and set Location (GPS) to Deny.

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