Many applications and even components of the operating system iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod) I use THE LOCATION to collect and provide various information to users.
From applications that shows weather condition si weather Meto for current location, to GPS applications for drivers, gen Google Maps si WazeAll use location service. Location Services.
If many users location service It represents an advantage, there are plenty of those who activated the service location permanently give them headaches. Whether you do not want the phone "knows" where you go or how many steps they did, whether this service consumes battery power. The reasons are many and are questionable.
Before you look As you can disable location service pe iPhone, iPad or iPod touchYou should know that if you lose your iPhone, it can not be located by the application "Find my iPhone"Nor in the application"Find My Friends"You can not be found.
Every time when location service runs in backgroundIt means that an application or a module of the operating system interrogates your location This is marked with a "the navigation arrow"That appears in the top bar, next indicator bluetooth or battery.
How disable location on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
Service location is found in "privacy settings"Of any device with iOS operating system.
go to Settings > PrivacyAnd the top of the screen, we have "Location Services". By default, this service is started and is recommended every new system initialization.
Click on "Location Services"And next to" Location Services "switch green button To turn off location.
"Turn Off" on the dialog box that will artizeaza this function will be disabled and the services "Find My iPad" or "Find My iPhone" will no longer be available.
After you take this step, the GPS location service has been disabled on your iPhone or iPad.
Note that a close mobile data (mobile internet 3G / 4G) service Bluetooth si Wi-Fi or mode is activated "Plane" Which implies close all communications iPhone, NOT close and location service.
You probably noticed that photos taken from the plane, even if you are over 11.000 m tall with how "Airplane" activated, they keep accurate data about your location
Here's the location of a picture taken at your height, the plane:
Once the localization service is closed, iOS and installed applications will no longer be able to access your location.