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Apple ID: Most recommended way to secure your account

CUPERTINO, CA: Despite all the advancement in technology and internet security loosing password on email ID is still a painful experience like ever.

Many security experts suggest different methods to secure your virtual asset while working on Apple’s iOS based devices. The execution on the suggestions came from internet security experts isn’t an easy task for even power users.

Here are few easy and recommended tasks you may use to secure your Apple ID and all data related to your virtual personality.

iPhone maker U.S. technology giant said in its official announcement that “Apple policy requires you use strong passwords with your Apple ID. Your password must have a minimum of 8 characters, not contain more than 3 consecutive identical characters, and include a number, an uppercase letter, and a lowercase letter.“

You can also add extra characters and punctuation marks to make your password even stronger.

Using a strong password is the most important thing you can do to help keep your account secure. If you aren’t sure if you have a strong password, visit My Apple ID (appleid.apple.com) to reset your password as soon as possible.

Beside the specification of making password stronger you may use the feature of “Security Questions” to make more secure ID.

Security questions:

Apple uses security questions to provide you with a secondary method to identify yourself online or when contacting Apple Support. Security questions are designed to be memorable to you but hard for anyone else to guess. When used in conjunction with other identifying information, they help Apple verify that you are the person who is requesting access to your account. If you have not selected your security questions, visit My Apple ID to set them up.

 

Two-Step verification:

Two-Step verification is another good thing especially for newbie or a person who use Apple’s network for moneymaking.

Apple offers an optional security enhancement for your Apple ID called two-step verification. Two-step verification requires you to verify your identity using one of your devices before you can make changes to your account information at My Apple ID, or make an iTunes Store, App Store, or iBookstore purchase from a new device.

For more information, read the two-step verification FAQ of Apple.

If your account information has been compromised, you may use the iCloud, iTunes, iPhoto or Apple Store Supports as appropriate.