New Foldable iPhone Is A Reality Already, But Are You Sure You Can Protect Your Old iPhone?

No sooner had iPhone XS Max, XR been released, when pictures of a new foldable iPhone were leaked online. The model is still under development, yet, the photos can tell us a lot about future iPhones.

Source: LetsGoDigital

It is known that the company has filed a patent on foldable smartphone not long ago, while it was working on it for several years. Judging by the information of the patent, one or two hinges are provided in the gadget that allow the device to be folded.

It is likely that the gadget can be folded both inwards and outwards. The release date of the device has not been disclosed.

So for now, let us turn to the cyber safety, as it is very important for every iPhone user in the world. There five main steps how to protect your phone.

1. Turn on USB restricted mode

This feature will forbid hackers or any other uninvited guests to get into your phone using USB cables or headphones if your cell phone is locked for more than an hour. Sounds effective, huh?

Source: TechCrunch

2.  Turn on automatic updates

Every time iOS 12 updates, it brings new security patches to prevent crashes or data theft. So just switch the function on and be assured that your iPhone is protected.

Source: TechCrunch

3. Strong password

Smartphones usually have 4-digit passwords, which cannot protect as much as we want, that is why iOS 12 provide users an opportunity to make the password of any length, eight-, twelve-digits and even more. So, custom your own numeric code so that no one is able to get inside your phone.

Source: TechCrunch

4. Turn on two-factor authentication

You can think: “Oh no, it is so annoying and cumbersome!” However, iOS 12 has a new feature that auto-fills the codes, thus, you do not need to worry and spend time on it, while your data is absolutely safe.

Source: TechCrunch

5. Change reused passwords

iOS 12 has also added a new feature, namely password auditing. The system check your passwords and notify you, if you use the same password several times. This can prevent credential stuffing and hackers will not get inside your phone.

Source: TechCrunch

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