Make Your iPhone and iPad Passcode More Complex

iPhone and iPad users have always had the option of setting a passcode that one must use to access the contents of the device. The default passcode setup is a four digit code which is accessed by selecting the settings icon and then General > Passcode Lock.

Once this window is open there is an option to turn the passcode off or on and to set or change the passcode by selecting “Simple Passcode” from the second set of fields.

Passcode settings on an iPad

But, did you know you can choose to have a more complicated passcode?

If you have selected “Turn Passcode On” from the first set of options and turn off “Simple Passcode” from the second set of options, you will automatically get a Change Passcode window, wherein you can enter any passcode you want to use, in any combination of letters and numbers.

Creating your own passcode

Once you have entered it, reentered it and clicked the Done button, the more complex passcode will be in place. Let’s see your kids get past that!

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One Response to Make Your iPhone and iPad Passcode More Complex

  1. Ron says:

    Awesome! It worked.

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