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macrumors 6502
Original poster
Jun 15, 2010
While everyone is whining about ridiculous things like icon colors and shapes, I was wondering if Apple has given us a much needed privacy update at all?

Right now I use jailbreak because I like the ability to lock individual folders or apps. Everyone knows that feeling of anxiety you get when a friend asks to borrow your phone for a second and they have pretty much all your information/messages/photos/notes/emails at the palms of their hands. Even if you don't really have anything to hide I find much relief in bring able to control what information can be accessed with a pass code lock and what could be accessed without. Who knows maybe I'm just a control freak?

So have there been at updates in this area?


macrumors 6502
Oct 2, 2012
Three security features:
- Activation lock
- iCloud keychain
- Apps now need permission to access the microphone.


macrumors 6502
Jun 23, 2010
You can also prevent editing & deleting photos. Huge when you hand the phone over to your 2 year old.


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