App Privacy - Messages


Messages app icon

Privacy Policy

The Messages app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see Apple's Privacy Policy

Learn how Apple lets you manage your privacy choices.

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:


letter "i" icon  Contact Info

  • Email Address
  • Phone Number


magnifying glass icon  Search History



  • Device ID


"Data Not Linked to You" icon

The following data may be collected but is not linked to your identity:


location icon  Location

  • Coarse Location



  • Performance Data
  • Other Diagnostic Data


  Other Data


Learn more

To help you better understand Apple’s responses, see Privacy Definitions and Examples

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn more.


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