Tuesday, January 26, 2016

How To Keep iOS 9 iPhone Secure In Case Of Theft

If you want find the way how to keep iOS 9 iPhone secure in case of theft then we offer quick guide on how to install PickPocket jailbreak tweak that offers a few new options to enhance your device security. It restricts access to certain functionality of iOS until the right password is entered. If you hold down the Sleep/Lock button to power off your iOS 9 iPhone, the tweak will show the message asking you to enter the correct password before you can continue. If the wrong password is entered, access will be restricted.

Additionally, if the number of incorrect tries exceeds a certain limit when unlocking your iPhone or attempting to power off then it will automatically start an alarm sound. If this happens, the tweak automatically raises the volume to the max level and disables the physical volume buttons so that it can’t be reduced. The only way to stop the alarm is to enter the correct passcode.

There are some other tweaks that offer various way to keep your iDevice from thieves, but if you are interested in taking this Cydia tweak for a spin then follow steps below.

How To Enhance iOS 9 iPhone Security

Step 1. In order to keep iOS 9 iPhone secure in case of theft you need to jailbreak your iDevice using Pangu tool.

Step 2. If you have already done it add the following URL: repo.ziph0n.com, as currently the tweak is in a beta.

Step 3. Once you’ve installed PickPocket tweak on your jailbroken device, head to the tweak’s preferences pane to get started. Here, you can enable or disable it on demand also set the password for accessing the Slide to Power off functionality.

Step 4. You can also enable or disable alarms and set the maximum number of incorrect tries allowed before an alarm goes off on your iOS 9 iPhone. Remember you need to perform a respring for all changes to take effect.

PickPocket also offers another useful feature that is disabled in this beta version. When the maximum number of incorrect tries exceeds, the tweak displays a pop up message that displays your contact information including your name, phone number, email , country etc. This allows people to contact you in case they find your iPhone and don’t intend to steal it.