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Android apps could soon be forced to give you one of Apple’s best privacy features

06
Apr
2023
Android apps could soon be forced to give you one of Apple’s best privacy features

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The Play Store on your Android phone is set to get a big privacy update, with Google announcing that it will soon force developers into letting you delete an account you create with their apps, as well as any personal data the app might retain.

Right now, even if you delete an app from your phone the developer might still be holding onto some of your personal data – such as your email and any other information you entered to create an account within the app. Starting in early 2024 that’s set to change, with Google unveiling a new policy(opens in new tab) that will make Play Store app developers give you a clear way to clean up any data they have from you.

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