How to enable USB Restricted Mode in iOS 11.4.1

Apple has added a new security feature to iOS 11.4.1 that makes it harder for hackers – as well as law enforcement and government agencies – to unlock your iPhone. Here’s how to enable this feature.

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The new feature prevents USB accessories from connecting to the iOS device if the device has been locked for more than an hour (although there does seem to be a limitation to this).

However, the new feature is not enabled by default, so you have to seek it out if you want to enable it. Fortunately, that’s not all that difficult.

Here’s where the new setting lives:

Tap on Settings > Touch ID & Passcode (or on the iPhone X Face ID)

You will now need…

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