How to secure your iPhone from hackers
While Apple’s iOS system is secure by following these tips, you can make your device as secure as possible.
- Activate ‘Find my iPhone’
If you lose your iPhone, you can use ‘Find My iPhone’ to remotely delete the data.
- Use a passcode
Passcodes only use numbers, a passphrase includes letters and symbols, which makes your password little more secure. To activate a passphrase, open >Settings, General > Touch ID and Passcode > Change Passcode, tap ‘Passcode options’ and select ‘Custom Alphanumeric Code’.
- Turn off Siri on locked screen
To disable Siri on the lock screen, go to Settings > Touch ID and Passcode and toggle the “allow access when locked” option off.
- Disable autofill on Safari.
It is not a good idea to have autofill turned on Safari to switch off, go to settings > scroll down to Safari> scroll down to > AutoFill and turn off tabs.
- Always keep your iOS updated,
Make your device is using the latest version of iOS. To check whether your iPhone requires an update go to Settings > General > Software update
Source: macworld.co.uk | image source: pixabay.com