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Android 12's new privacy toggles make it easy to block your camera and microphone

Android 12's new privacy toggles make it easy to block your camera and microphone

The last few iterations of Android have tightened up overall security and have made it easier to keep a track of which apps have the permission to access various sensors on your device. With Android 12, Google is planning to offer even greater control with dedicated quick settings tiles to block any use of the camera and microphone.

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YouTube v10.18 Adds New Setting To Pause Watch History [APK Download]

YouTube v10.18 Adds New Setting To Pause Watch History [APK Download]

A brand new update to YouTube just started rolling out, and it gives users just a little more control over their privacy. The latest version adds a new option called "Pause watch history" so users can prevent new videos from joining their previously watched list. This joins an existing option to pause search history and two commands to clear the history from either list. Now we've got an easy way to keep prying eyes from discovering that we watch cartoons during lunch breaks.

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The toggle for Pause watch history is located under the overflow menu -> Settings -> Privacy. Once it is enabled, videos you watch will not be added to your history.

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