How to Turn Off Location Services on iPhone 8/iPhone X

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Myra Updated on Jun 04, 2018 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

With location services enabled on your iPhone, your location information will be accessed by some Apps or websites. Thus to protect your privacy, you may want to turn off the location services on your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X to keep your location unavailable or only allow some Apps to access your location information. No matter you want to turn off location services on your iPhone completely or selectively, you can always find the way to make it in this article. Read on to get more details.

How to turn off location services on iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus/iPhone X

Tip 1: Turn off location services on iPhone selectively

If you think it's necessary for some Apps on your iPhone to access your location information, you can just enable location services for these App following the tips below.

Step 1: Open Settings App on your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X. (In Settings App, you can also turn on AssistiveTouch to take a screenshot on your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X without pressing buttons.)

Step 2: Scroll down to choose Privacy and then tap on Location Services.

Step 3: Find and click the App you allow to use your location information and choose While Using the App. Find the click the App you forbid to use your location information and choose Never. By doing so, you turn off location services for the Apps you don't want to access your location. (You can also turn off location services for some system services using this way.)

How to turn off location services on iPhone 8/8 Plus/X - Tip 1

Tip 2: Turn off location services on iPhone completely

While if you don't want any Apps or system services to access your location, you just need to turn off location services completely.

Step 1: Go to Settings App on your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X. (Under Settings, you can invert colors on your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to make your iPhone screen more eye-friendly.)

Step 2: Scroll down to choose Privacy and then click Location Services.

Step 3: Toggle the button to turn off location services and then click Turn Off to confirm your operation. By doing so, you prevent any App or system service from accessing your location.

How to turn off location services on iPhone 8/8 Plus/X - Tip 2

Notes:

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone/iPad to your computer and tap "Trust" on your device to continue.

Start EaseUS MobiMover, on the 1-Click-Transfer screen, choose the "PC to iDevice" model to move on.

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Step 2: Click "Add File" or "Add Folder" to select the files or folder that you want to transfer from computer to your iPhone or iPad.

You can also directly drag files to the "Drag & Drop" area as a quick way to transer your files.

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Step 3: By clicking the "Edit" button, you can double check the selected files.

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If you don't want to transfer some specific files, uncheck them one by one to cancel. Or you can add new files by checking them one by one. 

Click "OK" to confirm.

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Step 4: Click "Transfer" to begin to import data from computer to iPhone or iPad at a fast speed.

When the process finishes, go to the corresponding location and open applications to view the transferred data.

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