Although iOS is famous for security, it’s set to scale new heights with iOS 12 version. Apart from allowing you to take control of your passwords for your privacy, the iOS has you fully covered. Here are some tips and tricks you should try to make your iPhone more secure.
Disable Siri Suggestions on the Lock screen
In iOS 12 version, Siri provides you a suggestion directly on the Lock screen. You will be kept alerted about things that you do. For example, if you use an app to draw every day, Siri will then offer you suggestions around the same time so that you don’t forget about drawing.
Although there is no doubt as it’s very helpful, your privacy might be exposed to what you do. So, if it’s not important, you should disable Siri suggestions on the Lock screen.
Two-factor authentication is very helpful when it provides a shield to your account. Once it’s enabled, you can only access your account on trusted devices. The biggest advantage of this feature is that even when someone can access your passwords, your account is still safeguarded.
Most of the current apps let you turn pm two-step verification so that you can add an additional layer of security. Once this feature is enabled, every time you sign in to your account, you will need to authenticate with a security code.
Manage Location Services
You should learn to tap on “No” to any app asking for location access on your device. This feature doesn’t just get your private information but also drains the battery so much.
However, the latest iOS versions allow you to manage Location Services in a better way. For example, you can easily allow an app to access your location only when you use it. So, if an app requires your location to work, you should take advantage of this neat feature. Go to Settings ⟶ Privacy ⟶ Location Services.
Manage Your Passwords
If you feel tired with saving all passwords at different places, then you’d better download a password manager app. Such apps will save all your passwords at one location and allow you to use the same with a single master password or your Touch ID.
iOS 12 has a strong password manager, called “iCloud Keychain,” which allows ideally managing all your passwords. You will also be suggested strong passwords to ensure your data has a better layer of defense.
Enable Find My iPhone
“Find My iPhone” is one of the major security features on iOS device. What makes it impressive comes from its ability to allow you to track your lost device and safeguard your data. With Activation Lock, anyone won’t be able to use or sell your device. If someone does not have access to your Apple ID passwords, he cannot erase your contents.
Customize Content And Privacy Restrictions
With iOS 12 version, there is more control over your content and privacy restrictions. Based on your requirements, you can easily allow installing, deleting or disallow them.
There are multiple options like stopping Siri from using explicit language or disallowing password changes. If you want to have immaculate control over your contents, simply go to Settings ⟶ Screen Time ⟶ Content & Privacy Restrictions.
These are a few tips and tricks to make your iPhone more secure. If you have any question, let’s know in the comment below.