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How To: Protect Your iPhone From Hackers

01/07/2014 15:11 BST | Updated 01/07/2014 15:59 BST

Despite enjoying a common belief that Apple products are, in some way, protected from viruses, the iPhone is just as prone to hacking as any other handset. Want to make sure you don't get stung? Follow these simple steps and you'll be golden.

The iPhone 5s is a hugely powerful device, it's also incredibly secure thanks to its Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the home button.

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For those of us that don't have the latest iPhone though we're still relying on the passcode system that Apple uses to protect its iOS devices like the iPad and the iPhone.

Thankfully though there's more you can do to protect your phone from hackers and potential thieves just by changing a few simple settings inside your iPhone or iPad

Check out this handy video by the guys over at Eye Opener TV, they've found all the hidden switches that'll keep your iPhone protected from location tracking as well as making sure your passcode is the most secure it can be.