How to Improve Your Apple iDevice Privacy and Security

Make your iPhone more secure and private.

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How to Improve Your Apple iDevice Privacy and Security
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Make sure your iPhone is updated to the latest firmware. To check if you are on the latest version of iOS Navigate to Settings ---> General ----> About

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Launch the Settings App on your iPhone

Launch the Settings App on your iPhone

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Navigate to Notifications ---> Messages and Turn Off previews

Navigate to Notifications ---> Messages and Turn Off previews

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Still in the Notification settings find Mail and for accounts turn off Preview

Still in the Notification settings find Mail and for accounts turn off Preview

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To stop all web history from being stored you can go to   Settings ---> Safari and turn on Private Browsing

To stop all web history from being stored you can go to Settings ---> Safari and turn on Private Browsing

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To Limit what apps get your location data Navigate to  Settings ---> Privacy ----> Location Services. And turn off any apps you want to stop

To Limit what apps get your location data Navigate to Settings ---> Privacy ----> Location Services. And turn off any apps you want to stop

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To turn off system services that use location navigate to   Settings ---> Privacy ----> Location Services ---> System Services. And turn off any services that you don't want getting location data.

To turn off system services that use location navigate to Settings ---> Privacy ----> Location Services ---> System Services. And turn off any services that you don't want getting location data.

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In iOS 6 you can limit ad tracking by going to Settings ---> General ----> About ---> Limit Ad Tracking

In iOS 6 you can limit ad tracking by going to Settings ---> General ----> About ---> Limit Ad Tracking

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To improve lock screen security to can ad a password to your device. Do this by navigating to   Settings ---> General ----> Password Lock

To improve lock screen security to can ad a password to your device. Do this by navigating to Settings ---> General ----> Password Lock

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Also to make more secure you can turn on Erase Data.  Do this by navigating to    Settings ---> General ----> Password Lock

Also to make more secure you can turn on Erase Data. Do this by navigating to Settings ---> General ----> Password Lock

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Settings>General>Restrictions. This is where you can lock down Account access and location access so it cannot be changed. You can also disallow deleting and installing apps.

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