Protecting Your Privacy Settings In Windows 10

How to change privacy settings on Windows 10?

I heard and read a lot of people  which are concerned regarding their privacy for the latest Microsoft Windows 10 operating system. By default, after installing Windows 10 it will automatically turns on all the features that came with it, like the new WiFi sense and all those bandwidth consuming apps running will run on the background without your actual knowledge. 

This can be a disadvantage if you have a limited bandwidth or if your connecting in a slow internet speed.

This article is direct to the point. A step by step instruction on how you can protect your Windows 10 privacy and prevent apps from accessing your personal information.

Here are the steps of changing privacy settings for Windows 10.

Go to All settings and select Privacy

Privacy settings in Windows 10
Privacy settings in Windows 10

Under General, you can turn Off Let apps use my advertising ID for experiences across apps

Under camera section turn Off the Let apps use my camera functionality, Microphone, Account Info, Contacts, Calendar, Messaging, Radios, and Other devices. Turn the all Off.

Camera Privacy in Windows 10
Camera Privacy in Windows 10

Next is turning off all unnecessary apps from running on the background.

Select Background apps and turn Off the apps you don't want to run in the background.

Background Apps settings

1 comment:

Jury G. said...

Upgrading to the latest windows 10 is a great oppurtinity and it's included some features that makes your computer protected as you mension on this article. Great Job