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Mon, 14 Mar, 2016

How someone can access you iPhone without a password

How someone can access you iPhone without a password

Without knowing the password it can be difficult to access somebody’s phone. But a group of tech journalists have figured out a way to bypass the password screen on an iPhone.

To do this, you simply do the following:

  1. Hold down the home button until Siri appears.
  2. Ask Siri what the time is.
  3. When Siri displays the time, click on the image of a clock.
  4. This will bring up the World Clock/Alarm/Stopwatch/Timer screen, so click on the timer option.
  5. Select "When timer ends."
  6. Scroll to the top of the ringtone list and select "Buy more tones."
  7. This should open the Apple Store.
  8. Click the home button. It should bring up the main phone screen.
You can see this at play in the video above. While there is nothing hacker can do without physically having your phone, it is a timely reminder to be vigilant with your device. 

Video credit: YouTube / SocialStar 

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