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Thursday, 4 January 2018

12 important security tips for iOS 11

If you are a passionate follower of the Black Mirror series, whose last season debuted on Netflix recently, you will know in good faith that both privacy and security are two extremely important factors in relation to technology . Nowadays, any user saves very private data on their devices (photographs, videos, documents, projects, passwords ...) and it is vital to keep their security intact.

VPNs provide an ideal way to keep your privacy safe when you're surfing the web on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. But this encryption system is not the only way to shield security in iOS .

Throughout recent years, Apple has incorporated all kinds of features , features and features in their mobile devices so that users can store their personal information safely on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. That is why today, in iPadizate, we will offer you a series of tips to improve security in iOS 11 , the latest version of the mobile operating system of the company of the bitten apple.

12 security tips for iPhone and iPad in iOS 11
1. Password 

It is imperative to use a password as long as possible on your iPhone and iPad. This will prevent unwanted access from other people to your device. If you do not use a password with a good level of security , anyone could access your photos, your contacts and your personal information. We recommend using an alphanumeric code such as "jLkQ8n6".

1. Open Settings.

2. Access Touch ID and code.

3. Enter your current code.

4. Press the "Change code" option.

5. Re-type your current code.

6. Click on "Code options".

7. Select "Custom alphanumeric code".
2. Delete data

Apple offers the ability to remove data from applications on your device in case it falls into the wrong hands. This function will shield the security of your device if it fails 10 times when typing the password.

1. Open Settings.

2. Enter Touch ID and code.

3. Enter your password.

4. Activate the option "Delete data".
3. SOS emergency

With the introduction of iOS 11 Apple has added the ability to access an SOS emergency mode . The results can be very convenient. However, your iPhone will ask for your password before reactivating the Touch ID.

1. Open Settings.

2. Press on SOS Emergency.

3. Activate the option "Automatic call".
4. Touch ID

The Touch ID functionality is fabulous, a really fast system to unlock your device. But unfortunately the law in some countries may cause authorities to force you to unlock your device with Touch ID . In these cases, it is convenient to deactivate the function.

1. Access Settings.

2. Open Touch ID and code.

3. Enter your password.

4. Disable the Touch ID option.
5. Lock screen

The lock screen of your iPhone and / or iPad can show some very sensitive personal information such as photos, contacts, etc. Even a user could access data through Siri commands . Therefore, we always recommend restricting access to certain features of the lock screen.

1. Open Settings.

2. Enter Touch ID and code.

3. Enter your password.

4. Go to the section "Allow access when blocked".

5. Disable those options that you are interested in hiding.
6. Authentication of two factors

The verification of two factors will give you more detail about where the logins come from to your accounts.

1. Open Settings.

2. Press on your user profile.

3. Go to "Password and security".

4. Enable double factor authentication.
7. Find my iPhone

The functionality Find my iPhone can be really useful in many cases, and not only in case of loss or theft. You can find your device and even block it and shield your security.

1. Open Settings.

2. Access your user profile.

3. Press on your iPhone / iPad.

4. Activate the option "Bucar mi iPhone".
8. Automatic locking

Automatically lock the screen of your iPhone and your iPad will serve to improve the autonomy of your terminal and also so that nobody can gossip your private data.

1. Enter Settings.

2. Access Display and brightness.

3. Click on Automatic locking.

4. Select the option that most interests you.

9. Notifications

Hiding or hiding the preview of your notifications is another very effective method to increase the level of security and privacy on your device. We tell you how to do it.

1. Enter Settings.

2. Go to Notifications.

3. Press Show previews.

4. Select the "Never" option.
10. Location

Applications can access your location but as a user you can restrict their access to prevent Facebook and other services from obtaining this kind of information.

1. Open Settings.

2. Select Facebook.

3. Deactivate location services.
11. Safari

The native web browsing application of iOS 11 will allow you to configure some very practical security options . With it you can reduce advertising, use VPN, block ads and much more.

12. VPN 

There are many applications to use VPN services on your iPhone and iPad in the iOS App Store. Especially useful when you're not connected to a secure and reliable Wi-Fi connection.

And here we finish the list of tips to increase the level of security in iOS 11 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch . We hope you have helped and if you have any questions you can ask us in the comments section and on social networks.

Via | iDropNews 

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