The Key to Enhanced iPhone Security with iOS 17.4

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Stolen Device Protection enhances iPhone security by safeguarding sensitive data from unauthorized access.

iOS 17.4 introduces new features including enhanced Stolen Device Protection settings, empowering users with more control over device security.

To activate this feature, users need to navigate to Settings, then tap on Face ID & Passcode, and select Stolen Device Protection.

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By toggling the "Always" option under "Require Security Delay," users ensure a one-hour security delay is always enforced, regardless of location.

This added security measure means any attempt to access or alter specific settings on the iPhone will require authentication even in familiar locations.

It's important to note that while Stolen Device Protection offers significant security enhancements, it only protects a limited set of settings

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Users should complement Stolen Device Protection with additional security measures, such as using a passcode for Apple Pay transactions