Apple Explains Mysterious iPhone 11 Location Requests
This week security expert. Brian Krebs reported that iphones owns. were making use of location data even if you had turned off sharing location apple told tech crunch that this is caused by international regulations that require ultra wideband. That's the thing handled by the U.. One chip to be turned off in certain locations apple says that IOS requests location for that that specific purpose. Even if you have location turned off they want to comply with those regulations apple says. The request is handled entirely on the device in. It's not collecting that information and about your location but apple is planning to add a toggle for universal wideband in future updates. I'm sorry ultra wideband. Ultra Ultra wideband is that thing that enables precise location awareness. So Apple Tags. That have been rumored would use that but there isn't anything taking advantage of that specifically in IOS right now.