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Securing your device
Your mobile device holds valuable digital assets, which can make it vulnerable to attacks. Therefore, it's crucial to ensure the security of your device and its holdings.
This guide will walk you through the steps to protect and secure your iOS or Android devices biometrics and password protection. We'll cover both platforms, as they have unique security features.

Best practices to follow to keep your wallet secure:

Apple iOS device

Biometrics: Face ID or Touch ID
Enable Face ID or Touch ID, depending on which feature your device supports.
  1. 1
    Go to Settings > Face ID & Passcode or Touch ID & Passcode.
  2. 2
    Set up Face ID or Touch ID by following the on-screen instructions.
Passcode Protection
  1. 1
    Go to Settings > Face ID & Passcode or Touch ID & Passcode.
  2. 2
    Choose a strong alphanumeric passcode. Avoid using easily guessable combinations like "1234" or "0000".
Auto-Lock
  1. 1
    Go to Settings > Display & Brightness > Auto-Lock.
  2. 2
    Set a short auto-lock time.

Android device

Biometrics: Fingerprint and Face Recognition
  1. 1
    Go to Settings > Security & Location > Biometrics.
  2. 2
    Set up fingerprint or face recognition by following on-screen instructions.
Screen lock
  1. 1
    Choose a secure screen lock method such as PIN, password, or pattern.
  2. 2
    Avoid using easily guessable combinations like "1234" or "0000".

General Security Tips for Both iOS and Android:

  • Keep software updated:
    Regularly update your device's operating system to patch security vulnerabilities.
  • Set a short screen lock timer:
    Configure your device to automatically lock after a short period of inactivity.
  • Connect to secure Wi-Fi networks:
    Avoid connecting to public Wi-Fi networks without proper security measures in place.
  • Download your apps from official stores:
    Only download apps from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, as they are vetted for security.