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This article was published on November 9, 2015


This guy’s insanely long passcode makes you wonder what he keeps on his iPhone

This guy’s insanely long passcode makes you wonder what he keeps on his iPhone
Natt Garun
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I don’t have a passcode for my phone, but I can understand why you’d want one. Maybe you’re a high profile celebrity, a sext connoisseur, or Hillary Clinton’s personal assistant – but if you’re gonna opt for the secure route, it should sure take more than ‘1234’ to get inside your iPhone.

On iOS, you can create a 4 or 6-digit numeric string, or a “complex” passcode which allows an indeterminate character amount to pass the digital gates.

Which brings us to one modern millennial.

Holy balls. Is that a passcode, or Pi to the 125th digit? Has the dude heard of Touch ID?

According to Engadget, iOS 7 offered at least 90 characters without warning that the code was too long.

Still, the commuter may want to change his password again. No matter how long or complex, nothing can stop you from being recorded by a fellow train passenger snooping in on your semi-private phone times.

➤ This Guy’s iPhone Passcode Is Too Damn Long [Kotaku]

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