Privacy is very important for every user and Google came under fire for tracking the location of users even after disabling the location feature on the mobile devices. Well, today the Mountain View company Google has announced that they will soon enable a new option which will allow users to erase their location data.
With the new option, Google will allow users to choose the time period to erase the data of location and web history. Users can able to choose the time period from 3 months to 18 months, for instance, if you select the 3 months of time period then after every three months the entire data will be deleted automatically.
This introduction will also help Google to stop some users from opting to block Google data collection altogether because Google collects user data to make targeted advertisements by blocking Google from Data Collection affects their revenue.
Speaking about the availability, Google will roll out the feature in the coming weeks and users can able to check the availability of the feature by heading over to the Google account activity controls page.
How to enable auto-delete data on Google?
- Go to Activity Controls page
- Select the Web & App Activity
- Now go to the Location History section
- Select the “Delete in the future” option in the automatic deletion option