Information is power, and if you're an iPhone user, you can now get more insight into how often your apps access your data (eg. , your location or your microphone). The App Privacy Report, which became available with iOS 15.2, also lets you know the web activity of each app and the domains they are associated with.
The feature is disabled by default, but if your phone has been updated to iOS 15.2, it's very easy to enable it:
After that, you can follow the same series of selections to see your report. (You can also use this shortcut for faster access directly from your home screen or a Siri voice command.)
You won't see any data right away:it takes time for your phone to collect the data and put together the report, but you can start seeing the results in just a few minutes. The report will tell you the following:
If for some reason you want to disable App Privacy Reporting, simply go back to Settings> Privacy> Privacy Reporting and select "Disable App Privacy Reporting" at the bottom of the page. Be aware, however, that you will lose any existing information you have collected so far.