Microsoft recently launched its Personal Data Dashboard Beta. It’s along the same idea of the Google Dashboard and lets you manage your personal information that’s associated with Microsoft services.
Several years ago Microsoft launched its Personal Data Dashboard. It’s along with the same idea as the Google Dashboard and lets you manage your personal information that’s associated with Microsoft services.
Microsoft Personal Data Dashboard
Go to the Microsoft Personal Data Dashboard page and sign in with your Microsoft account if you aren’t already. That will bring you to the “Privacy” section of the dashboard.
From the top, you can select different sections of your Microsoft account and make changes. You can choose between Overview, My activity, Download your data, Cortana’s Notebook, and Ad settings.
So, for example, from the “Ad settings” section you can choose whether or not you want to share your data with Microsoft. For instance, you might want to turn off the button to see ads that are based on your browsing activity.
Under the “My Activity” section you can clear recent activities like OneDrive, Office, and search activities.
The Personal Data Dashboard looks promising. Right now, the most beneficial features for managing your Bing search history and ad preferences. For example, specifying the type of ads in Outlook.com that are relevant to your interests. More features and settings will undoubtedly be added moving forward.