All the new ways your iPhone protects your privacy in iOS 14

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Apple continues to beat the drum on user privacy for iPhone and iPad owners, adding new features to iOS 14 like better location controls and limiting which photos an app has access to. There are also new tracking controls, which require an app to be more transparent about the data it collects on you — and your permission is required.I’ve been testing the first iOS 14 developer beta and its new privacy features for about a week now and have had a chance to really dig into the new tools. Here’s how they help keep your personal information secure and how you’ll use them when iOS 14 launches later this year.

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