January 14, 2016 IBOMLLC Team

How to Stop Windows 10 Mobile From Revealing Your Location Over Wifi

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Windows 10 Mobile has a lot of new exciting features which are helpful for the users. Privacy being one of the top priorities of contemporary users is not missing in Windows devices. In fact the latest Lumia devices and Windows 10 mobile devices are coming with a myriad of features which help the uses beef up their privacy and security over the internet.

These days when you try to connect your device to the internet in shopping malls, stores, restaurants and markets, the device sends the MAC addresses to the nearest base station or WiFi station, which reveal your device location. If you want to hide your location in Windows 10 Mobile over the internet, this article explains how to do it.

Windows 10 Mobile has a new feature called Random hardware addresses, which assigns random hardware and MAC addresses to your phone. Once your phone tries to send data to the nearest station for initiating an internet connection, your location will not be revealed as the sent data is packed with random information.

The random hardware addresses feature is not turned on by default in the …read more

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