A trusted number is a phone number that has passed Apple’s verification process and can be used to receive Two-Factor Authentication verification codes by text message or automated phone call. Here’s how to add one or more trusted phone numbers to your Apple ID account.
The yet-to-be-named mobile authentication platform aimed at countering problems like fraud and identity theft should launch commercially later in 2018, with internal trials schedule to start in the next few weeks.
Learn how to enable and disable a SIM PIN on your iPhone. Securing your SIM card with a Personal Identification Number is a great way to add another level of security to your phone and make sure that even if the device itself becomes compromised, your cellular plan can remain somewhat protected.
If you don’t receive too many spam calls or you simply prefer to use your iPhone hands-free, you can have it automatically answer incoming phone calls on your behalf. Here’s how to set up and use the Auto-Answer Calls option.