How to disable iCloud GPS Tracking on your iPhone

Update: This page and the video below show images and steps specific to iOS 6 however the steps are basically the same on iOS 7, IOS8 and iOS 9

You can prevent being tracked on an iPhone via iCloud & Find My iPhone several ways - all by various methods of disabling or removing the Find My iPhone service on your phone.

Method 1: Disable the location services
Disabling the location services on your iPhone will prevent anyone from tracking you using the Find My iPhone service.  You can either disable all location services for all apps or just for the Find My iPhone service.  To access the location services settings, tap the settings icon, tap "Privacy", then tap "Location Services".  You can either disable all location services by tapping the on/off switch at the top or scroll down to Find My iPhone, tap it, and then tap the on/off switch for "Find My iPhone"

Method 2: Disable the Find My iPhone Service
You can completely disable Find My iPhone by tapping Settings, then iCloud, then tap the on/off switch for Find My iPhone.  You can also delete the iCloud account from the phone by tapping DELETE at the bottom of the screen but be aware this will remove all iCloud services from your iPhone.

Method 3: Change your iCloud/Find My iPhone/AppleID password
If you prefer to leave Find My iPhone functional to track it should it become lost or stolen, but don't want someone else to track you, just change your iCloud/Find My iPhone password.  To change your iCloud/Apple ID password, log in to, select Manage your account, click Password and Security, then in the center of the screen, click "Change Password".  You will then have to enter your new password in your iPhone iCloud settings - be sure that you DON'T give the new password to your stalker!

Any of the methods above, or all combined will help prevent someone from tracking your location on your iPhone.

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I can't tell if you are making a statement or asking a question. If it's a question, please ask it again more clearly.

My I phone 6 was tracked and all my messages and what's app was connected to all my contacts so everyone could see all my message, every picture I took and videos was there for everyone to see how did he do that.

Change your iCloud password and then turn on Two-Factor authentication for your iCloud account. Then see if he still knows where you are. After that, if he can still track you, at least you know it's not via your iPhone.

My boyfriend knows where I am at all times. I find this very creepy and unsettling. I checked my car for a tracking device. I thought I cleared whatever I needed to in my phone as well, but even after I did that, he still knows where I am. He sent me the little photograph (via text message) that said where my location was at the time I was there. I checked for spyware, updated icloud, turned off location services, etc. HELP. My phone has not been jailbroken, nor do I believe he knows my icloud account password. I have an iphone 5s running ios 9.1 with AT&T as my carrier.

how accurate is the tracking?


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