Smartphones can offer the ability to access and store a lot of important information. Whether it’s email, banking information or passwords, there are sensitive parts of your life that someone can gain access to through your phone. So if your phone is ever left in a location where someone might pick it up and use it, or if you are worried about having your iPhone stolen, then it’s a good idea to set a 4-digit pin number that must be entered before the phone can be unlocked.
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Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.
Step 2: Select the General option.
Step 3: Scroll down and touch the Passcode Lock button.
Step 4: Touch the Turn Passcode On button at the top of the screen.
Step 5: Enter the passcode that you want to use to unlock the device.
Step 6: Re-type the password to confirm it.
You will note that there are a few other options on this screen that you can configure based on your own personal preferences.
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Kermit Matthews is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with more than a decade of experience writing technology guides. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and has spent much of his professional career in IT management.
He specializes in writing content about iPhones, Android devices, Microsoft Office and many other popular applications and devices.