Apps to delete on my phone? Astrology, scanner apps and more

Some smartphone apps are vital for communication, but several can cause headaches or put your security at risk.

Apps used to be fun add-ons to get the most out of your phone. Today, they’re vital to our everyday communication, work, and play.

Sadly, it seems like every week, there’s another list of bad apps causing headaches or putting your security at risk. Phony cryptocurrency and financial apps are scammers’ latest grift. Tap or click for red flags that the app you’re about trust your money with is a sham.

While we’re talking smartphone security, there are five tweaks every iPhone user should make. Tap or click for steps to see which apps are spying, hide your location, and close down access to your camera roll.

Now it’s time to open up your app list and start deleting the rogue ones.