Apple has added a new security feature to iOS 11.4.1 that makes it tougher for hackers – in addition to regulation enforcement and authorities businesses – to unlock your iPhone. Here is how one can allow this characteristic.
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The brand new characteristic prevents USB equipment from connecting to the iOS system if the system has been locked for greater than an hour (though there does seem to be a limitation to this).
Here is the place the brand new setting lives:
Faucet on Settings > Contact ID & Passcode (or on the iPhone X Face ID)
You’ll now have to enter your passcode/pincode, then scroll down till you attain USB Equipment. Beneath exhibits the characteristic off…
An right here it’s turned on:
It additionally seems that activating SOS mode – urgent the ability button 5 occasions in speedy succession – disables the USB port together with forcing passcode entry (this works it doesn’t matter what possibility you select from the display screen, even in the event you select cancel).