Tips to Make your iPhone Passcode More Secure

Tips to Make your iPhone Passcode More Secure

Today every smartphone manufacturer company knows that to top the charts they need to provide top-notch security to a phone. This is pretty evident as all modern phone are secured with touch id and facial recognition.

iPhone has always been exemplary when it comes to security, and the latest iPhone X is the best example. It is equipped with Face id, which provides a complete secure system by combining true depth camera with machine learning.

The touch id and face id not only enhance the security of the device but also make the complete process of unlocking the device more easy and quick. So, if companies are working so hard on securing a device then when it comes to passcode that why many of us just remain casual.

Also, when touch id and face id have already made our life so easier then we should try to make the passcode of our iPhone more secure. Thinking How? Just go through the simple steps that we have provided in the article below.

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How to Make iPhone Passcode More Secure:

Often people overlook the security of their iPhone passcode and just set a 4-digit or 6-digit passcode. Guys, that passcode is the gateway to the data that you have stored on your iPhone. Also, a 4-digit or 6-digit passcode can be easily exposed just by a mere glance of the person standing or sitting next to you.

So, without further let’s go through the steps below.

  1. Tap on Settings icon. In the Settings menu tap on Touch ID (or Face ID) and Passcode.
    touch id and passcode iphone
  2. Now enter your current passcode to proceed.
    enter passocode iphone
  3. Tap on Change Passcode option.
    iphone unlock
  4. Now before entering the new passcode tap on Passcode Options.
    change passcode
  5. Since we wish to make the iPhone passcode more secure tap on Custom Alphanumeric Code. The Custom Numeric Code can also be a good option when compared to 4-Digit Numeric Code as using that you can set a numeric passcode of any length. However, since Custom Alphanumeric Code is a combination of alphabets, numbers and special characters, it is of the most secure option.
    custom alphanumeric code
  6. Now type in your new passcode.
    type new passocde
  7. In the next step you need to verify the new passcode by re-entering it.
    verify passcode

That’s all. Now your new passcode is lot more secure than before as it is a combination of alphabets, numbers and special characters.

So, guys, what are you waiting for? Change your iPhone passcode right now from 4-digit numeric code to a more secure alphanumeric code.

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Varun is a technical blogger at Systweak. His engineering background helps him present technical solutions and concepts in an engaging manner. Varun enjoys reading both short and long form fiction and has tried his hand at writing poems too. When not busy with the pen, he likes traveling and spending time with family.

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