Disable Health/Motion Tracker

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Altis, Nov 9, 2014.

  1. Altis macrumors 68030

    Sep 10, 2013
    I am wondering if anyone knows of a way to disable the Health app from tracking your activity (or to disable the motion chip altogether).

    It seems I can prevent other apps from accessing it, but it's always on and capturing data.

  2. Zxxv macrumors 68040

    Nov 13, 2011
    No you can't. This is so apple can track you even when you put your iPhone in airplane mode. They do this by knowing the distance traveled then correlating this with frequent location data to triangulate and pinpoint your movements. This was done at the bequest of the NSA and GCHQ.

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