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anthony818N

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When I go into Privacy settings and select to veiw my Analytics, I see a lot of terms or names that are unknown to me. Can someone tell me what these mean? My gf thinks i am doing coding or secret stuff behind her back and i would like to help clear up this for her.

For Example: JetsameEvent, netdisk, outbreak, Resent Counter, awdd, log-aggregated.

What are these unknown names that i see?
If someone can explain all this to me, it would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.
 

casperes1996

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It's all just logging. Different data-collection mechanisms.

Also, you could alternatively Google each one? That brings up answers for each term immediately
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My gf thinks i am doing coding or secret stuff behind her back and i would like to help clear up this for her


PS. I like how this part makes it sound like coding is a bit thing - equivalent to cheating or something
 
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anthony818N

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It's all just logging. Different data-collection mechanisms.

Also, you could alternatively Google each one? That brings up answers for each term immediately
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PS. I like how this part makes it sound like coding is a bit thing - equivalent to cheating or something
yeah she just feels like i am hiding something. Thats what i told her...if i was doing coding I would have no problem telling her and would also have a better job than i currently do.
 

casperes1996

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yeah she just feels like i am hiding something. Thats what i told her...if i was doing coding I would have no problem telling her and would also have a better job than i currently do.


I just don't get the idea behind hiding your coding endeavours. Unless of course your wife is a jock-type who thinks coding is for nerds and she might bully you out of your lunch money. Then sure, I get the idea of hiding it. But since this isn't an incredibly bad sitcom from the 80's that seems unlikely ;)
 

anthony818N

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I just don't get the idea behind hiding your coding endeavours. Unless of course your wife is a jock-type who thinks coding is for nerds and she might bully you out of your lunch money. Then sure, I get the idea of hiding it. But since this isn't an incredibly bad sitcom from the 80's that seems unlikely ;)
No not at all, but i get what you mean. She just thinks I am hiding things, but she doesn't have an idea or any clue what she is assuming it may be..if that makes sense. She just thinks im doing something behind her back, and i need to clear this up for her.

Because yesterday all I used was: I did a quick google search through safari, I used Facebook, made a call, sent/receive email is all i really did.
So she is just concerned/confused as to why all that data shows up with all these unknown terms, so its like she thinks i am hiding something, because she sees words like lock, or key lock or key, things like that.
So she sees things like that and that leads her to believe that i am coding and hiding things from her on my phone. Like i am locking access to certain apps, web pages, things like that.
And honestly i am doing nothing at all, just average Iphone user and she just doesn't seem to believe me...
 

casperes1996

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Because yesterday all I used was: I did a quick google search through safari, I used Facebook, made a call, sent/receive email is all i really did.
So she is just concerned/confused as to why all that data shows up with all these unknown terms, so its like she thinks i am hiding something, because she sees words like lock, or key lock or key, things like that.
So she sees things like that and that leads her to believe that i am coding and hiding things from her on my phone. Like i am locking access to certain apps, web pages, things like that.
And honestly i am doing nothing at all, just average Iphone user and she just doesn't seem to believe me...


Key exchanges happen all the time when you use the internet, furthermore, your passcode to unlock your phone is itself a key and a lock, and all data stored on your device is encrypted if you have a passcode. Apple never gets your keys, but they may get information like how many times throughout a day your device performed a key exchange (without the data being linked with you in any way, just a number with no association)

Not to sound super preachy or anything, but if your wife doesn't trust what you tell her at face value, maybe you two should work on that. Trust is important.
 

anthony818N

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Key exchanges happen all the time when you use the internet, furthermore, your passcode to unlock your phone is itself a key and a lock, and all data stored on your device is encrypted if you have a passcode. Apple never gets your keys, but they may get information like how many times throughout a day your device performed a key exchange (without the data being linked with you in any way, just a number with no association)

Not to sound super preachy or anything, but if your wife doesn't trust what you tell her at face value, maybe you two should work on that. Trust is important.
Yeah thanks for that info will really help...and yes it is something that needs improvement, but I appreaciate you helping me out man.
And shes my girlfriend not my wife yet lol
 

anthony818N

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Haha, I thought I read wife somewhere in your original post and that's why I've been saying that.... I'm on like 100 threads at once, so I easily get confused, haha ;)
haha its all good. yeah you seem to know a lot about this stuff, ill hit you up if i have other questions lol
 

C DM

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yeah she just feels like i am hiding something. Thats what i told her...if i was doing coding I would have no problem telling her and would also have a better job than i currently do.
If she doesn't really know what software/hardware analytics/logging is, how did she even end up in that section and why does she think anything there would tell her anything about anything essentially?
 

anthony818N

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If she doesn't really know what software/hardware analytics/logging is, how did she even end up in that section and why does she think anything there would tell her anything about anything essentially?

I am not really sure.
But can you tell me what you believe this is?
She found this: RhodesVehicularDetectionLatencyHistogram
She thinks I am editing images to make it look like I was somewhere else then where I really was.
Do you know anything about that?
 

C DM

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I am not really sure.
But can you tell me what you believe this is?
She found this: RhodesVehicularDetectionLatencyHistogram
She thinks I am editing images to make it look like I was somewhere else then where I really was.
Do you know anything about that?
Don't know the details of that logging aside from that it's just logging from some app or service and really doesn't have anything to do with anything. She might want to read up in what analytics and logging is before she tries to apply essentially made up assumptions to it (or really anything else in life).
 

CryBloodwing

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Jan 14, 2018
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jetsamevent is a log. When syncing with iTunes it gets copies over to the Mac.
-It seems to occur mostly when memory(RAM not storage) is low.

netdisk is an external hardrive that you may have used before. It is also an app that backs up data, but the one installed from the app store is not an English app. You could have a netdisk for your computer, and when syncing the backup went into that and was recorded on the phone.

Outbreak could maybe be the short name of a game or app you have?

Resent Counter- maybe you mean Reset Counter? A counter in programming tallies multiple things. In games a counter could be for the total playtime. On iphone, I believe it is what tallies up how much cell data you used. It would be reset whenever your cell data resets per period.

awdd stands for Apple/Wireless/Diagnostic/Data- This is a common log. Whenever Apple creates logs to send to their server through "diagnostics data" this is what it starts with. awdd-[year-month-date] normally

log-aggregated: Aggregate pretty much means to "sum" or "add up." It is basically a sum of events that the iphone is told to do.

So basically jetsameevent, awdd, log-aggregated are all things that come with the iPhone's coding. Outbreak sounds like a game or app to me. and netdisk could refer to an external harddrive.
 

CryBloodwing

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I am not really sure.
But can you tell me what you believe this is?
She found this: RhodesVehicularDetectionLatencyHistogram
She thinks I am editing images to make it look like I was somewhere else then where I really was.
Do you know anything about that?

If your girlfriend is acting like this over names in an iphone log, that people rarely look at anyway....there is something bad with your relationship honestly.

That VehicularDetection is only for detecting things. Not changing things.

Also, for the coding, you would have to do it on a computer normally. Not the iphone.
 

anthony818N

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Jan 30, 2018
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Hello everyone,

Can someone possibly help explain to me what the Analytics are that are found in the Privacy settings of my iPhone 8?
What do they do? or what are they for? Or do they track anything personal I am doing on my iPhone?
There are numerous terms that i have never seen before and I'm not sure how some of them are associated with my phone and what I am doing...

Please share your knowledge
Greatly Appreciated.
 

itsbennett

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Jan 23, 2018
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It appears as though you are asking the same question that you started this thread with. This data is log details of what is going on with the phone and when it happens. It helps Apple engineers to pinpoint issues that are going on with the device in order to try and resolve the issue or patch it in a later update. It has nothing to do with any of your personal information. You don't need to worry about the terms unless you are experiencing issues with your device, in which case, contact Apple Support so they could get it to someone who could make heads or tails of it.
 

casperes1996

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Why is my data saying something about an I watch has successfully connected. I have no watch

Without further information on what you're seeing I can't give you further information than that, but if it's found in the analytics, I refer you to the prior posts in this thread - don't worry about it
 
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