5 Best Ways to Remain Undetected

Technology has made it extremely difficult to remain undetected in certain aspects of life. Just because you do not want attention drawn to you does not mean you are up to no good. It simply means that you prefer to remain under the radar.

If you prefer a simpler lifestyle where you don’t’ have to worry about others tracking you or stealing your information, then here are five ways to be the “grey man” in our modern lifestyles.

5 Ways to Remain Undetected

Remain Undetected

Remain Silent 

Word of mouth travels fast and far. It is easy to let information slip when talking with people that you think you can trust. 

But as the old saying goes, “loose lips sink ships.”

Always be aware of who you talking to and what information you are sharing to stay off of the radar of other individuals. 

Don’t Promote 

This goes with the previous suggestion in remaining silent.

You may feel strongly about a topic that is political or social, but it is best to not promote your personal feelings.

Wearing t-shirts, hats, or placing stickers on the back of your vehicle, are all ways of giving off more information about you then you may realize.

When in doubt, do not promote. 

Get Rid of the Phone

This may seem like a drastic measure but there are all sorts of tracking that is conducted through your phone. 

Your location, what you look up, your preferences, shopping habits, personal information that you share through quizzes, pictures, etc. 

If you wish to remain completely off of the grid, the best option is to ditch a cellular phone completely. 

Pay With Cash  

In our digital age, everything is tracked. That means every purchase that you make electronically is tracked. The date, time, amount, and what you buy is recorded. 

Although it requires more effort on your part, if you wish to remain anonymous in your purchases, your best bet is to always find a physical seller and to pay in cash. 

Do Not Social Media 

Without getting too much into my personal opinion of social media outlets, they are a plague in terms of personal security.

There are all sorts of ways that personal information is gathered, bought, sold, and manipulated. Not to mention the sheer amount of misinformation.  

When wishing to remain in the shadows, your best bet is to get rid of social medial platforms altogether. 


Wrapping it up

There are all sorts of methods that individuals can choose from if they wish to live a less public life.  The above list is just a few of the top options I chose. Are there other ways that you would add to this list of ways of remaining undetected? If so, then please sound off in the comment section below. Thanks for reading and as always, stay prepared!



Bryan Lynch
Written by Bryan Lynch

Bryan grew up in the Midwest and spent every waking moment outdoors. Learning how to hunt, fish, read the land and be self-reliant was part of everyday life. Eventually he combined his passions for the outdoors, emergency preparedness, and writing. His goal was to spread positive information about this field. Recently, Bryan authored the book Swiss Army Knife Camping and Outdoor Survival Guide. Read more of Bryan's articles.

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