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How to Secure Your iPhone
1) Go True with Your Pin
Don’t Use Your ID, Date of Birth, or any Personal Information and Go Random. As Random Pins are Unhackable so will provide you better security and privacy.
2) One iPhone, Use Different Passwords
One that most people make mistakes is that they input the same password throughout the various platform. If even your 1 Password is cracked or guessed it will flood out your every account associated with every site. So here iPhone provides a feature i.e Password Auditing, which alarms the users when they use the same password.
3) Use Password Manager
Use Secure Password Manager that can Hold your every password even when you forgot them.
4) Enable 2FA
Adding Two-Step Authentication can increase your Security from a Large Protection that served to be as a Secondary Gate for any Third Party. No one can pass it without Security Code which is sent only to Mobile Number.
5) Protect Your Sim
Even 2FA can’t save you if someone other has your Sim. They can try to access your account and reset your password. To avoid this, it’s better to set a Pin to your Sim Card Like Mobile Phone.
6) Check Permission Thoroughly
Accessibility Permissions are very powerful, and some malicious apps with these permissions can disrupt your whole system. So only give Official and Security Apps the Permission.
7) Wipe Completely before Selling
This is the thing, that most people forget to do before selling their phone. Always Remove your iOs IDs and Accounts from your Phone, otherwise, your Data will continually sync and the other person can access your information and contacts.
8) Don’t Jailbreak
Do not Jailbreak Your Phone as it will destroy your phone security making any malicious activities to attack your system with ease. Also, install apps mostly from Appstore. Downloading from Third Party may come with Malware and will later cause Trouble. Apps that come from the App Store are always assured and passed from the Levels of Security and Certificate and are safe.
9) Use Biometric Ways
Use Biometric Authentication such as Facial Recognition or simply Face ID and Fingerprint or Voice Recognition to add Security Layer to the Phone. Due to it, Hackers will have a Hard Time to Access your System.
10) Read Reviews
Always check out the Reviews before installing and purchasing Apps from Appstore. Most of the App True Identify is revealed by Customer’s and Users Honest Reviews, be sure to check Negative Reviews First.
11) Keep Your Apps Updated
Developers work out to make apps and your phone secure. And if you don’t update your app and keep ignoring the updates make your system susceptible to threats. Using Newer Version makes your System Secure and in the least cases, even it can introduce bugs. It’s better to update with respect to reading reviews first.
12) Update for Patches
Patches are usually sent by Developers to fix bugs and adding New Features to System. It’s better to Patch as soon as you receive it as sometimes it can help your system to ready against new security breaches. And Sometimes patches can also fix current system vulnerability which can lead to any threats. So it’s better to Patch.
13) Watch For Fake Apps
Due to the Market Growing at a Rapid Rate, this is usually becoming Common. Some Apps arrive at the Market intending to Steal Information. It’s best to check their Arrival Data, and if it is new in the Market, the Risk is usually more. Before Trying out you should read reviews from critics and check their Quality Assurance Certificate, if they are Verified or not.
14) Don’t Use SMS as 2FA
2FA is a Smart Technique that doesn’t let you give access to your System. It will prompt you to enter the Security Code sent in your Phone Number or SMS, which you have set. SMS Technique is Strong but relatively become a risk, when your Sim Card is Stolen.
15) Getting Juice Jacked is Risk
Juice Jacking is a fraud that is done over USB Ports. Only Charge Your Phones in Public Places if you have got a USB Blocker with you, this will restrict any hidden device that can pull your data from the Phone.
16) Don’t Jailbreak
Do not Jailbreak Your Phone as it will destroy your phone security making any malicious activities to attack your system with ease. This will also revoke your phone’s manufacturer warranty.
17) Hide Notifications
If your phone is used by many people around you and your notifications include some private messages and sensitive information. Better Hide it. Without Unlocking the Phone, the user won’t be able to see Messages and Notifications on the screen.
18) Enable USB Restricted Mode
Enable the Option from Passcode Settings. This will prevent malware to be installed on your phone on a lock screen using the USB connection.
19) Stronger Device Passcode
Through Years of Development, iPhone has evolved from 4 digit passcode to 6 digits. This makes it more difficult to crack the password by every other combination using Bruteforce Technique.
20) Audit Your Password
iOS 12 has introduced a New Feature named Password Auditing. It uses a Password Manager which helps you prevent using the same passwords everywhere. Password Manager keeps track of all your passwords.