Google tracks your location and web activity. Change these settings to stop it

Where you go, Google knows. Here’s how to stop it from knowing where you are all the time. 
Getty Images

If you are using any Google app, it’s likely you’re being tracked. Even if you turned off location history on your Google account, you’re not completely in the clear yet. While disabling that setting sounds like a one-and-done solution, some Google apps are still storing your location data. Just opening the Google Maps app or using Google search on any platform logs your approximate location with a time stamp. Following a 2018 investigation by the Associated Press, however, Google has made …