How to Turn Off GPS on iPhone or iPad

GPS or Global Positioning System is one of the greatest inventions by the human being which allows the user to locate a place by using this technology. It will help you to find out any places in the world no matter what condition or weather you are in. If you have any GPS device, then you can also track the exact location you are in, or you can send your exact location to your friends or family.

Now most of the smartphone and smart devices comes with built-in GPS. This is a great feature and can help us in many manners. But GPS on smartphone tends to heavy battery drain so in case you are not using GPS and wants to save your smartphone battery then you should turn off GPS on your iPhone.

If you own an iPhone and wants to turn off GPS to save your battery life then here is the guide or tutorial for you. This guide completely created for those who are new to iPhone. If you already know how to turn off GPS, then you are a genius, and you don’t need to read further.


How to Turn Off GPS on iPhone and iPad

I assume that you are new to iOS, and you have little knowledge about iPhone’s operating system. This tutorial will show you the exact steps you need to follow to turn off GPS. Before moving to the guide, let me tell you that turning off GPS is not a rocket science. It is easy and takes no time to turn off.

  • Launch Setting app from the menu.
  • In the setting, tap on Privacy option.
  • Then, tap on Location Service option.
  • Here you can see lots of options under the Location Service option.
  • If you want to turn off GPS entirely then just tap on ON/OFF button on the tap.
  • And if you want to turn off GPS for individual apps then tap on green ON/OFF button beside every app to turn off GPS for different apps.
  • Now you have successfully turned off GPS on your iPhone or iPad.


So, this was my article about how you can turn off GPS on your iPhone, iPad, and iOS based smartphone. Before you leave, I would like to suggest you to read another article that we have written few days back- How to play Facebook apps without showing your profile. You will love that article.

How to Play Facebook Games or Use Facebook apps without Showing your Profile

Facebook is a very good social website which lets us connect with your friends and families and some time with strangers. Facebook is developing itself and improved a lot with the times. Here are now hundreds of features added to the site as well as apps.

It is now featuring some more options like playing games on Facebook or using some funny Facebook apps. The apps or games found on Facebook are usually developed by third party users and they always need our profile to grant access to the app.

As far as the security concern Facebook has taken some preventive measures like limiting the access to the apps and lot other.

But recently they added one more thing to the app or gaming section that is anonymous. With the feature anonymous you can actually play a game or app on Facebook with showing your profile. In short, it makes your profile anonymous while using their app and no one will know that you used or play that game.

Hide Facebook Profile

This is a cool idea. But most of people don’t know how to use this feature. I assume that are here means you also wants to know how to hide the profile while playing games or Facebook apps.

How to Play Games or Use Apps on Facebook without Showing Your Profile

  • First come first, sign in to your Facebook account.
  • Now click on the little gear icon from the top right side corner and click Setting.
  • Once you are in the settings, find “Apps” which is generally situated in the sidebar at the left side of the screen.
  • Now scroll down, here you can see an option for “Always Play Anonymously Box” and click on the Edit button.
  • A pop-up window will appear. Here you need to click on “Turn on Play Anonymously”.
  • Your profile is now set to invisible. That means now no one will be able to know that you have played any games or apps.

This Tutorial ends here. By following these simple steps you can hide your profile in Facebook apps and Games. I hope I helped you by solving your problem.