A recent study about iPhone passcodes revealed that several users use unsecure passcodes for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. This study shows that people are more than vulnerable if their mobile phone or gadget lands in the hands of intruders.
While it is easy to create strong passwords with password creation tools and more, not many take the time to do it. If you are someone who uses any of the most common passcodes for iPhone or the most common passwords on the internet, it is time to buck up a bit and create a stronger and secure password for your device.
If you are an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad user, here is a simple way to create stronger passcodes for your device.
How To Use Strong Passcodes on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad
Step 1: Go to the Settings App on your device.
Step 2: Go to the General option and then click on the option "Passcode Lock". This will prompt you to enter your current passcode. Enter the same and click on the "Done" button.
Step 3: On the passcode screen, click on the "On" button next to Simple Passcode and change it to "Off". You will now be prompted to enter your current passcode, followed by an option to create a new alpha-numeric passcode. You can create very strong passcodes using alphabets, numbers and special characters.
Performing these three easy steps will allow you to protect your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad better than the 4 digit passcodes. You can always create strong passwords using the tips and tools mentioned above in this article.