The current iPhone upgrade to iOS 13.2 offers various functions, not least improved privacy for those using Siri. In response to the outrage at how it handles the data collected by its voting assistant, Apple has offered users a way to delete all recordings that Siri collects during use. The company has also stopped sharing audio recordings with human staff to improve service. Instead, you will be asked to sign up for that feature through a pop-up that appears when you upgrade to this latest version of the mobile operating system.
If you were triggered too quickly to sign up when you upgraded and decided that you do not want to share your vote with Apple (or if you signed out and decided that you would not mind being a few Apple employees listen to your voice), you can easily change your mind. Here's how:
- Go to the Settings app of your iPhone and tap & # 39; Privacy & # 39;
- Tap "Analytics & improvements" at the bottom of your privacy screen
- Look for "Improve Siri & dictation" and turn it on (if you want Apple to review your audio) or off (if you don't want to). There is a link below the switch that you can tap for more information.
In addition, you can now ask Apple to remove all your audio information from Siri (which used to be a very complicated and uncertain process).
- Go to the Settings app of your iPhone and tap "Siri & search"
- Tap "Siri & Dictation History
- Tap "Delete Siri and dictation history"
That is it. You will receive confirmation that your data will be deleted.
One thing to watch out for: there is some interesting small print under the "Delete Siri & Dictation History" link. It says that all your data sampled by Apple "to help improve Siri and Dictation are no longer associated with this iPhone and will not be deleted." Probably this includes all data that Apple has collected before users could log out. of the process.
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