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How to protect your iPhone from hackers?

Read how better protect your mobile

We don't allow us to believe that our iPhone may be hacked. iPhone can decidedly be hacked, even with the increased security, which Apple implements to protect our devices. Although it's not worth panicking, it's good to be careful and use the security features on our iPhone. You can do a lot to protect your iPhone against potential hackers.

Let's check some tips to help you keep your iPhone safe. 

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Use unique passwords and change them regularly

Your Apple ID is hugely important because it keeps all the important information about you. If your Apple ID is compromised, the hacker will have access to your iCloud, your iCloud keychain, your everything. That's why changing your Apple ID regularly is greatly significant. Of course, remember also about pick a strong password. You might be thinking that your phone is secured by Face ID or your Fingerprint, but remember your phone can still be unlocked with your passcode, so if that's 0000 you have a reason to be worried!

Keep iOS up to date

Sometimes it's annoying you when your phone demands update. Then, you put it back later for a few hours or maybe even days. Just be sure those excuses if you get hacked because your iOS isn't up to date. Hackers occasionally find a defect in Apple's coding which they can exploit, potentially giving them access to your data. iOS updates are Apple's way of a fight with the exploits by patching holes and implementing better stability enhancements. If you’re not updating, and promptly, you’re leaving yourself vulnerable.

Activate Find My iPhone

You may be wondering how an app that gives your phone's location away may be helpful. By this app, you can locate your phone when you lose it. You can locate your device if Find My iPhone is set up for the device and the device is online.

How to turn on Find My iPhone?

  1. Firstly, launch the Settings app on your iPhone.
    Settings
     
  2. Tap on your Apple ID at the top and click Find My.
    Find My
     
  3. Choose Find My iPhone.
    Find My iPhone

     
  4. Tap the switch to enable it.
    Switch Find My iPhone
     
  5. Great! Find My iPhone is running.

Turn off Siri

Siri is a great feature which provides users with a way of using their smartphones hands-free. However, no matter how helpful Siri is because it can also provide hackers with personal data. She usually asks you for verifications before granting access to your contacts or data. Happily, disabling Siri is pretty easy, just go to Settings -> Touch ID -> Passcode -> toggle off ''allow access when locked.''

Revoke app permissions

90% of users iPhone's absolutely pay no attention to what apps are asking to access what parts of our phones. That's a big mistake. In iOS 13 Apple has made it even harder for apps to gather information about your knowledge with a number of additional measures. Apparently, this is something we should be paying much closer attention to. It's better to be safe than sorry. So make sure you’re keeping an eye on what apps can access what and that you’re revoking permissions where necessary.

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