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4 tips to protect data on the iPad

Posted In iOS devices, iPad - By Jack on Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 With No Comments »

The following tips will help you set a security code for each application in the iPad, set the password more complex, block data as well as remote data backup in case reluctant to delete data in the iPad.

Set the security code for each application

 Code protection is the main method to protect the iPad, but sometimes it is not necessary because you merely want to check mail, surf the web or other services which itself also has its own security mode. Most of us just need to protect a number of applications and certain activities, such as the purchase of the application on the App Store or remove applications in the iPad.

To set security code for each application or function alone, open Settings, choose General, Restrictions> Enable Restrictions, enter the security code 2 times (this code is different from the code you used to lock the IPAD), and then you have can select the applications and functions to limit.

You can also block the location services application, forbidden to change account settings, music and video screening with sensitive content, allowing or prohibiting watch movies or TV programs limited by the age, disabling your ability to add…

Using complex passwords

Security Code consists of 4 numbers of iPad is not too difficult to “crack”, as often is the keyboard in a fixed area on the screen. A person who wants access to your machine just a glance where you press on the screen as they can easily find the security code.

The best way is to enable the password in characters. Open Settings, choose General, Passcode Lock, Passcode Simple function to Off, and select Turn Passcode Off, then enter the password two times. You may also want to change iPad time required to enter a password (usually it is by default 15 minutes), but this time as short as safe.

IPad locate, lock and delete data remotely

The free application from Apple, Find My iPhone, can not help you immediately find the iPad, iPhone or iPod was, but it is more likely to help by allowing you to locate the device, send a message to who owns it. It also allows you to lock or delete all data on the remote machine.

You need to have a MobileMe account to use the free service. Find My iPhone after installing on the machine, log into www.me.com account using any computer and select Find My iPhone, the site will indicate your current location on Google Maps iPad. Click to select: displays a message on the screen; signal; lock with a password, or delete data immediately.

Naturally, the first thing to do when a thief steal your iPad, it will turn off location services of Find My iPhone. To prevent this, open Settings, choose General> Restrictions> Location, and select Do not Allow Changes (note that this option only works when you turn on the Limits – Restrictions on the device)

Naturally, the first thing to do when a thief steal your iPad, it will turn off location services of Find My iPhone. To prevent this, open Settings, choose General> Restrictions> Location, and select Do not Allow Changes (note that this option only works when you turn on the Limits – Restrictions on the device).

Delete and backup data

The final solution may not be lost when iPad is a remote data deletion. iPad option to automatically delete all data after 10 incorrect password. To enable this, open Settings, choose General> Passcode Lock, select Erase Data – On. This setting only works when the password protection was installed.

You may have to “pay dearly” when deleting data, but you can minimize the damage (if any) set by the backup (backup). iTunes creates a backup of data on the iPad every time you sync it with the iPad. Apple’s support page (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4079) lists the information backed up automatically by iTunes and shows where it is stored.

To recover (restore) a backup copy, click on the icon on your device iPad left pane of iTunes, select Restore from Backup. You can also encrypt back up data or set iPad revert to the original manufacturer. To delete a backup copy on the iTunes menu bar, select Edit> Preferences, select Devices, select your iPad device, and click Delete Backup.

Tips for deleting private data in Safari.

You can delete the entire operating history, cookies and cache in Safari easily by opening the Settings on the iPad, select Safari, select Clear History, Clear Cookies, and Clear Cache. You can set the mode is Off AutoFill and / or select Clear All to install AutoFill.

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