Following the recent revelations from Associated Press demonstrating that Google keeps on tracking your moves even when you have disabled tracking, here are a few steps that should stop the tracking.
If you are still using Chrome (a Google product), switch to Vivaldi (PC). On Android, Opera, although not perfect has some privacy functionality built-in.
Using the private mode of your browser, go to https://myaccount.google.com
Go to "Manage your Google activity"
Sign-in your google account
Turn-off "Web & App Activity"
Turn-off "Location history"
Turn-off "device information"
Turn-off "Voice & Audio Activity"
Turn-off "YouTube Search History"
Turn-off "YouTube Watch History"
And hope that this time, Google is telling the truth...
If like many people you have to use an Android device, because, let's face it, they are likely to be cheaper that Apple's, why not register your device using a new Google account?
There is a lot to do to disable Google Apps on android, but with a bit of patience, you can find alternatives that are more respectful of privacy.
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