How to view website trackers in mobile Safari

Learn how to use Apple’s Privacy Report in Safari so you can see which websites attempted to track you on your iPhone or iPad.


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Cross-site trackers operate by tracking you as you surf from one website to another. The goal is to provide advertisers with an overall picture of your online visits to better serve you targeted ads. But such tracking can be a privacy concern for people who don’t want their website browsing and online activities to be monitored.

By default, the mobile version of Safari on your iPhone and iPad tries to prevent cross-site trackers from following you. With iOS 14/iPadOS 14, Apple has added a new Privacy Report to Safari. This report will show you which trackers attempted to follow you at which sites, and which ones were blocked by the browser. Here’s how it works.

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