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Tips & Tricks // Securing your iOS Device

In the age of smartphones we have more and more data on our devices, with this in mind it is best to equip yourself with the knowledge on how to secure your device. Here are a couple of tips to help you. On your PC/Mac go to https://appleid.apple.comApple ID is central to your device security a strong password is ESSENTIAL. Something alphanumeric with capitalization. Do not make this common dictionary words. I also suggest changing passwords every 6 months. Manage your rescue email and challenge questions. Don’t give these out, keep them safe. On your iOS device.1. Settings > General > Passcode Lock - Enable passcode lock, this is the first deterrent to unwanted access to your device and the data you have on your phone.  2. Settings > iCloud - Enable iCloud’s Find my iPhone, (or other iDevice), with iCloud.com you can find your device, make it emit an audible sound, go to “lost mode” and worse comes to worst delete it remotely. NB be sure to have data and location services en…