Share diagnostics and usage information with Apple

Apple asks customers to help improve the iOS by occasionally providing diagnostic and usage information. Apple collects this information anonymously.

iOS 8 and iOS 9

On your iOS device, go to Settings > Privacy > Diagnostics & Usage, and select Automatically Send or Don't Send.

When you turn on Automatically Send, you can also turn on Share With App Developers. This helps developers improve their apps by allowing Apple to share data, as well as statistics about how you use their apps.

iOS 7

Go to Settings > General > About > Diagnostics & Usage and select Automatically Send or Don't Send.

iOS 5 and iOS 6

Go to Settings > General > About > Diagnostics & Usage and select Automatically Send or Don't Send.

iOS 4 and earlier

By default, opting in is a one-time decision. If you'd like to change your decision, you can use iTunes to reset warnings for your iOS 4 or earlier device.

  1. Connect your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch to your PC or Mac.
  2. Wait until your device appears on the left side of the iTunes window under Devices.
  3. Select your device and click Reset Warnings on the bottom of the summary screen.

If you don’t see this option, Right-click (Mac or PC) or Control-click (Mac) the icon for your device, and from the shortcut menu, choose Reset Warnings.

The next time you sync after resetting warnings, you should see:

To disagree and stop sending Apple diagnostic and usage information, click No Thanks.

If you don't see the window above

  1. Disconnect your device from your computer.
  2. Open an application on your device.
  3. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake buttons until the red slider appears, and then press and hold the Home button until the application quits. If you're using iOS 2.x or earlier, press and hold the Home button until the application quits.
  4. Connect your device and sync it with iTunes.
  5. The option to agree or disagree to diagnostics collection should appear again.

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