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Granting permission on Local Network Access will allow applications to communicate and scan connected devices on your home network.

Allow Local Network Access

  1. Launch the Settings app.

    Go to Settings on your iPhone/iPad

  2. From the Settings list, tap Privacy.
  3. Tap Local Network.
    The next screen will display the apps that have requested permission to find and communicate on your local network.

    iPhone/iPad apps that requested local network access

  4. Tap on the switch beside the app name to enable or disable Local Netword Access.

Is it safe to allow permissions on these apps?

It depends on which app you will allow permission.

Here's a pro tip: Regularly review other apps permissions and control what information or access they have on your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Learn more.

Safeguard your Home Network

Use Trend Micro Home Network Security to shield your home network and smart devices including your iPhone or iPad from security threats.

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