Go to Settings and scroll down to Privacy and hit that Location Services menu.
Here we focus on two sections: Location Services and Share My location.
Review the list of all installed apps and consider only two options: Never or While Using. The only app that could be set to Always is the Apple Weather app.
In Settings > Privacy >> Location Services >>> Find My iPhone
You can keep all three settings enabled: Find My iPhone, Find My network and Send Last Location.
Go to Settings > Privacy >> Tracking, and disable tracking for all Apps.
This section is quite dramatic. It is also the main cause of the daily battery drain or the iPhone warm-up!
Go to Settings > Privacy >> Location Services, scroll all the way down to System Services.
In System Services menu, turn off almost all the services. You can only keep services that are really important to you enabled.
Disable: iPhone Analytics and Routing & Traffic in Product Improvements section!
Turn on Status Bar Icon, so you know when the device is using your location.
Finally turn off Significant Locations.
Go to Settings > Privacy, here you must review each app and its permissions.
Go to Settings > Privacy and scroll down to the bottom.
Turn off Analytics & Improvements as well as Personalised Ads in Apple Advertising menu.
You can turn on App Privacy Report.
You can read more about it here: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212958
Go to Settings > Privacy >> Research Sensor & Usage Data. Make sure it is not enabled.
Go to Settings > Mail >> Privacy Protection and enable Protect Mail Activity
You may also consider Turning Off Push Mail for better battery life.
Go to Setting > Mail >> Accounts >>> Fetch New Data and disable Push. Next, scroll down to the bottom and set the schedule to 15 or 30 min in the FETCH section.
Go to Settings > General >> Software Update >>> Turn on Automatic Updates.
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