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Vizio TVs Are Reporting Back Everything You Watch: Here’s How to Stop That from Happening!

Vizio TVs Are Reporting Back Everything You Watch

02-2017

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By: Oana Schneider

Vizio TVs Are Reporting Back Everything You Watch: Here’s How to Stop That from Happening!

The FTC sued Vizio in federal court, alleging that the manufacturer had been selling TV sets that tracked consumers by default. Your BBB® shares a few tips on how to stop your TV from reporting back everything you’re watching:

Vizio TV Sets

If your Vizio TV uses SmartCast, you’ll have to use the mobile app in order to change your settings:

If your TV set doesn’t use an app for control, you can simply disable Smart Interactivity using your remote:

Samsung TV Sets

  1. Viewing Information Services
  2. Voice Recognition Services
  3. Nuance Voice Recognition and Privacy Notices

If your TV set is an older model:

LG TV sets

For 2015 and newer LG TV sets:

  1. Viewing information
  2. Personal Advertising
  3. Voice Information

For older LG TV sets:

Stay safe and protect your data!

For more information you can trust, visit bbb.org/Evansville!

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Oana Schneider is our Director of Media Services. She writes consumer and business oriented articles and is in charge of our community outreach program.