Tech Tips for Non-Tech People!
Original Air Date: Apr 11, 2017
iOS Lock Down Tip
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For millions of parents an iPhone or iPad have become an electronic babysitter, but just handing a young child unlimited access to everything on either device can be a little risky.
In those situations, a cool feature in Apple's iOS that many people don’t seem to know exists can easily protect your sensitive items when you hand your device to a child.
It’s known as 'Guided Access' and it lets you lock down the device and only allow one app to run.
Once you turn it on, choose an app and it will lock the system to just that app so you can hand it off knowing they can’t get into anything else.
If you have a collection of apps you want to give them access to, invoking ‘Restriction' settings can safeguard individual apps.
Either of these features can be setup quickly by going to the Settings menu and it won’t take a rocket-scientist to get it done.
If you need help I’ve posted how-to links for both of these useful features at DataDoctors.com/radio
Tomorrow, I’ve got a similar tip for all you Android users!
Setup Guided Access: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202612
Setup App Restrictions: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201304