iPhone spying rampant! Here are tips and tricks to save yourself

iPhone spying is quite rampant! If you are suspecting that your iPhone has been under scrutiny by someone, then you should do this.

| Updated on: Feb 24 2022, 12:27 IST
If you are in doubt about whether your iPhone has been hacked, then follow these tips and tricks. (Unsplash)
If you are in doubt about whether your iPhone has been hacked, then follow these tips and tricks. (Unsplash)

iPhones are loaded with security measures to protect your data from snoopers or hackers. But what if, despite having several security checkpoints, someone can spy on your iPhone? It's difficult to get your iPhone data leaked but never forget that nothing is impossible. Hackers can find new ways and tactics to snoop on what is on your iPhone. Forget about hackers, maybe a person who might have figured out your iPhone's password can access the data. So what should you do to protect your iPhone from getting hacked? Changing your password must be on top of your mind, and probably you are right. But before changing the password, there is something else that you should do. Here's what will save you from iPhone spying- iPhone tips and tricks to secure your device from hackers.

How to secure iPhone when you suspect someone is spying on you

Reboot it now

Passwords can surely protect your iPhone from compromising more data to snoopers if they got the access. But the foremost step should be to reboot your iPhone or even an Android phone. Why? Because even if someone has succeeded in breaking the security of your phone, then even a simple rebooting process can help you get rid of it. And you should do it occasionally, as it helps to fetch new OS updates hat will make your device run swiftly and smoothly.

Of course, change your password too?

Passwords is the single most-important factor that will protect your iPhone and restrict snoopers or hackers. You should keep changing the passwords at least once a month, and when you are suspecting that someone may have got the access to your phone, then immediately change it. Also, make sure that the password is strong which cannot be guessed easily.

Check the face ID settings

Not just passwords, but your iPhone camera can be the source of spying too! Hackers may have added their face ID to access your iPhone easily. In this case, best thing is to check the Face ID settings. Make sure to reset all your existing face IDs and set up a new one for yourself. In case your iPhone has a touch ID, do the same with that. Just reset the existing ones and set up a new one.

Install anti-virus apps

Your device should have antivirus or anti-spyware softwares which can detect anything suspicious or harmful to your iPhone, to make it secure from spying or hacking.

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First Published Date: 24 Feb, 12:05 IST