5 tips to keep your iPhone on lockdown


Secure your iPhone with these handy tips.
Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac

iPhone security has dominated the news for the past couple of weeks, so it’s understandable if you’re worrying about your own iPhone.

Have no fear, though: here are some handy tips to help keep your iPhone secure, from both hackers and the FBI.

Today’s video will walk you through 5 easy-to-do tips that will make your iPhone more secure.

There are probably plenty more ways to keep your iPhone on lockdown — let us know about any we’ve missed in the comments below.

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  • There is one graphical error in the video: When showing the number of guess combinations for a 6 digit code, the title for the graphic says ‘4 digit’. Anyway, thanks! Everyone should be familiar with these choice options.

  • John Crossley

    I set my passcode to Custom Alphanumeric, but I only used numbers. This allows an arbitrary length passcode. When the iPhone requests my passcode, it uses the numeric keypad rather than the QWERTY keyboard.