How to Stop Instagram Data Tracking to Limit Targeted Ads

Step 1: First of all, launch the Facebook app on your Android smartphone.

Step 2: Now tap on the three horizontal lines as shown below.

Step 3: Next, tap on the Settings & Privacy option.

Step 4: Under Settings & Privacy, tap on the ‘Settings.’

Step 5: Now scroll down and tap on the ‘Ad Preferences’ option.

Step 6: Now tap on the ‘Ad Settings’ option.

Step 7: Under the Ad Settings, scroll down and tap on the ‘Data about your activity from partners’

Step 8: On the next page, use the toggle button to turn off ‘Facebook’ and ‘Instagram.’

Step 9: Now go back and tap on the ‘Categories used to reach you’

Step 10: Tap on the ‘Interest Categories’

Step 11: You need to opt-out of all the Interest Categories

Step 12: You need to do the same for ‘Other Categories’ as well.

That’s it! You are done. Now you won’t get highly accurate ads on Instagram and Facebook.

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