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  • 7 July 2022
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How to Block Ad Tracking on Your Android

How to Block Ad Tracking on your Android doesn't mean you can block views from ads . This is just so that the ads that appear so that it is not always the same, meaning when we see car ads in Application A. Then the car ad will not appear in Application B

Google tightens terms

Later this year. Google will begin blocking advertisers and developers from accessing device ad IDs if users opt out of personalized ads. This method is already used by Apple and reflects the controversial changes (controversial for advertisers) that Apple introduced in iOS 14.5.

However, while you wait, you can here find out how to block personalized ads now on all Android devices by disabling ad tracking first.

Advertisers use your unique ad ID to create personalized ads based on users' internet browsing history. Use of apps, and other activities—that's why you seem to get very accurate ads on every app you use.

Companies also use these IDs to collect data on how people use their software and services—and their competitors.

However, according to a recent Google Support update. "The ad ID will be removed when the user opts out of personalization using the ad ID in Android Settings. Any attempt to access the identifier will receive a zero string instead of an identifier. The new policy comes into effect for "Android 12 devices starting at the end of 2021. It will be expanded to affect apps running on devices that support Google Play in early 2022."

Earlier in 2021, Apple introduced similar changes to iOS 14.5. which requires the app to ask for tracking permissions during installation, and allows users to opt out of tracking entirely in iOS settings. The words in the Google Support update imply Android 12 will need apps to ask for similar permissions.

The update also says Google plans to alert users via system notifications after the privacy changes are implemented—but why wait?

How to get out of us blocked from personalized ads on Android now

It's easy to turn off personalized ads on your Android smartphone: just enable the "out of Ad Personalization" setting.

However, the settings are located in different places depending on your device manufacturer and the Android OS version. So it can be hard to find it if you don't already know where it is. Here's where to look:

For most phones, the option is in the Settings app under Google > Ads > Services.
Other devices may have it in Advanced > Privacy > Settings > Ads.
If your phone has google settings,

You can find options in the app under ad > Services.
If nothing works, look for "out of Ad Personalization". With the search bar in your Android device settings app and it will appear.

Once you find the "Out of Ad Personalization" setting, tap the slider to enable it (make sure it's blue). Although your advertiser ID won't be hidden until Android 12. And and the Play Store update launches later this year, it's still worth enabling settings now to prevent tracking as soon as possible—and this stops you from seeing personalized ads in your app.

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