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Privacy Settings

Information on your iPad can flow between apps. For instance, your Mail app will use email addresses from your Contacts app to allow you to easily address messages.

You may not want all apps to have access to all your information. Sure, sharing email addresses between Contacts and Mail makes sense, but does that game you just downloaded really need access to your contacts, or photos, or calendar events? Privacy settings allow you to see which apps have access to what and to turn off those connections, if you like.

  1. Tap the Settings icon on the Home screen.

  2. Tap Privacy on the left.
  3. The list includes different sources of information, such as your contacts, location, reminders, and even your Twitter and Facebook accounts. Select any one to see which apps have access to that information.

  4. After you select an app, you see the list of apps that have permission to use the data.
  5. Tap the switch to turn access on or off for each app.

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