iOS 8 privacy when connected to PC

Discussion in 'iOS 8' started by Max Payne, Dec 8, 2014.

  1. Max Payne macrumors 6502a

    Oct 27, 2006
    Brisbane, Australia
    Today I left my wife's iPhone 6 in the hotel reception to charge it. When I returned to pick it up I realised that the iPhone was being charged using the PC.

    My question is, was it possible for the receptionist to browse through the iPhone's personal files through the PC or iTunes without him needing the password of the lock screen of the iPhone?
  2. I7guy macrumors P6


    Nov 30, 2013
    Gotta be in it to win it
    I seem to remember I needed the phones password to charge the phone.
  3. nightstalkerz macrumors 6502

    May 9, 2013
    If you unlocked the phone and then charged it, they can browse through the files.

    If you plugged it in while the phone was locked, they would need the unlock code.

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