Quick Tips: Enable Passwords on Mobile Devices

Just as it’s important to keep your computer protected from cybercriminals, it’s also necessary to protect personal data stored on smartphones and tablets. To help secure your mobile devices, always enable home screen passwords and locks and never store sensitive information on your phone or tablet. These simple steps can help protect your data in case your devices are ever lost or stolen.

Find out more about enabling password protection on your mobile devices:

     •iPhone, iPad, and iPod

     •Android

For more security tips, visit Penn State’s Online Safety and Security site.