How to Know Which Apps are Using Trackers To Track You on Android

Starting from iOS 14, Apple will be displaying privacy information of each app available on the Apple App Store. iOS 14 offers the much-needed privacy notices in easily understandable language. With iOS 14’s new privacy feature, you can easily find out what data the app uses to track you, or what data the app will have access to.


So, Apple has introduced a much-needed privacy feature. However, Android doesn’t have this feature natively, but Android users can install an app known as ‘Exodus’ to review all installed apps.

The Exodus app for Android displays all the trackers that the app is using to track you. Not only that, but Exodus also helps you to find out all kinds of permissions that the app has been granted by default. So, Exodus is an app that helps you to know which trackers and permissions are embedded in apps installed on your device.

How to Know Which Apps are Using Trackers To Track You

Step 1. First of all, download & install Exodus on your Android smartphone.


Step 2. Once done, open the app and wait until the app gathers the information.



Step 3. Once done, click on the app whose details you want to find out.

Step 4. Here we have picked Airdroid, which is a popular file-sharing tool. The app uses eight trackers to track you. It tracks your Facebook Login, Facebook Analytics, Google Admob, etc.


Step 5. Scroll down to see the list of permissions that the app has been granted by default. The app has been granted with 48 permissions, including the Read SMS, Send SMS, Write Contact, Access Network State, Change WiFi State, etc.


In this way, you can review all apps installed on your Android. This will allow you to understand how much data the app is seeking from you.
How to Know Which Apps are Using Trackers To Track You on Android How to Know Which Apps are Using Trackers To Track You on Android Reviewed by Rapheal Chukwumah on August 06, 2020 Rating: 5

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