Stolen Device Protection

Secure Your iPhone: Exploring Stolen Device Protection

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In this episode, host Tom Eston provides a detailed explanation of the ‘Stolen Device Protection’ for iPhones – a new security feature by Apple. This feature triggers enhanced security factors such as Face ID, Touch ID, and an hour-long security delay for critical actions when the phone is away from familiar locations. Tom also provides guidance on how to enable and disable this feature on iOS 17.3. Lastly, he advises viewers to disable the feature, and erase and reset the iPhone when they decide to sell, give away, or trade their device.

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