Android Smartphone users: Why Google is tracking your location all the time
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Google has confirmed that  Android based smartphones are garnering  your location data unknowingly. The internet giant has also informed that the Android phones are collecting the location based data and sharing it with the company even when the location services are turned off.

The company has however confirmed that it will stop this process by the end of this month, as per a report by Quartz.

"In January of this year, we began looking into using Cell ID codes as an additional signal to further improve the speed and performance of message delivery, However, we never incorporated Cell ID into our network sync system, so that data was immediately discarded, and we updated it to no longer request Cell ID,'' said the Google spokesperson.

Some researchers have claimed  that while the data is encrypted, it is possible to transmit the data to third party services if the handset is infected with spyware.

As of now it is being said that there is no solution for this major bug. Also factory resetting the smartphone and switching off the location services will also not work as smartphones will send the location based data to Google near a cellphone tower on both Wi-Fi and mobile data.

Google reportedly may also  be working on the support of Apple's programming language the name Swift for the un-announced OS.

Swift comes as Apple's programming language harnessed by developers to develop applications on iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS platforms The embedding of Swift support in Fuchsia OS will pull more application  developers on board for the platform. It will also aid Google in porting  applications on Fuchsia OS.

As per Google, Cell ID codes enable  cell towers to enhance speed and performance of message delivery on Android running smartphones. As per estimates of  Quartz, the location of all Android devices was garnered  even from  phones coming off factory reset and without SIM cards as well.