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My New iPad, 2nd Edition by Wallace Wang

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Chapter 8. Protecting Your Privacy

Right now, anyone can pick up your iPad, turn it on, and see all the information stored on it, such as your email messages, appointments, or important contacts (names and phone numbers). To help keep your iPad’s information private, you can turn on the passcode feature.

The passcode feature, which is different from the parental controls discussed in Chapter 7, lets you set a four-digit code that someone must enter before they can use your iPad. If someone tries guessing your passcode, you can even have your iPad automatically erase its data after 10 failed passcode attempts. By turning on this passcode feature, you can protect your data from spies and nosy relatives.

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