View Poll Results: Do you prefer a Pin or Password on your iPhone\iPad?

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  • Pin

    15 41.67%
  • Password

    4 11.11%
  • No Security

    17 47.22%
  1. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    Password: Numbers or Characters

    If you've installed the latest iOS for iPhone\iPad, you'll notice that there is now an option to use 'simple' password or not.

    Simple: you'd use a pin code
    Non-simple: you'd use characters.

    Which one do you prefer?
    12-29-2010 03:14 PM
  2. jdavis530's Avatar
    No security.
    12-29-2010 03:25 PM
  3. Ipheuria's Avatar
    The only people that could ever use my devices have their own. I would never let anyone just pick them up so I don't have a need for the security. I also don't keep anything on them that would be a problem if they were stolen.
    12-29-2010 03:51 PM
  4. ChrisGonzales90's Avatar
    My iPad is in my bedroom all the time. I'm the only one using it. I don't see the need for one.
    12-29-2010 04:04 PM
  5. iRandom's Avatar
    Password along with the Android Lock XT. Maximum security.
    12-29-2010 04:58 PM
  6. ghostface147's Avatar
    I quickly switched to a complex password in l33t.
    12-29-2010 05:28 PM
  7. cardfan's Avatar
    My iPad is in my bedroom all the time. I'm the only one using it. I don't see the need for one.
    Really? All the time?
    12-29-2010 05:28 PM
  8. ChrisGonzales90's Avatar
    Really? All the time?
    Yep. I may take it to the living room once in a while but most of the time it stays in the bedroom.

    - sent from Tapatalk Pro on my HTC EVO 4G
    12-29-2010 05:33 PM
  9. BLiNK's Avatar
    my iP4 might as well be surgically attached to my hand, so no need for one
    12-29-2010 05:54 PM
  10. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    No security on mine...though if i did, it'd be a simple pin #.
    12-29-2010 07:27 PM
  11. applejosh's Avatar
    PIN. I have MobileMe with the FindMyPhone, etc., and the self destruct after 10 incorrect PIN tries option enabled. That's good enough for me at this time. No one trusts me with national security secrets anyway.
    12-29-2010 07:28 PM
  12. Ariyala's Avatar
    Hahaha BLiNK. Mine should be attached as well. I use the simple one. Just in case I'm mugged!!!
    12-29-2010 07:59 PM
  13. mfaye9's Avatar
    Pin FTW!!!
    12-29-2010 10:40 PM
  14. Cleveland's Avatar
    I just use the simple passcode, although i did use the alpha-numeric for a while, but it was too much of a pain to enter every 5 mins I wanted in my iPhone lol
    12-30-2010 02:15 PM
  15. iquinn's Avatar
    I use PIN but I only use it when I travel. Other then that I use no security since I am the only one that touches my iPhone.
    12-30-2010 02:17 PM
  16. Cleveland's Avatar
    I'm the only one that touches mine, but with all the numbers I have I can't risk being stolen from my phone out of respect to them
    12-30-2010 02:27 PM
  17. ghostface147's Avatar
    I'm the only one that touches mine
    Please keep this family friendly.
    12-30-2010 03:24 PM
  18. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Please keep this family friendly.
    12-30-2010 04:38 PM
  19. Exechobo's Avatar
    Hahaha- I was a non-user till I noted my son using a pin on his Android. I implemented a pin on my iPhone, and he called me a day later, having left his in a cab in NYC! Recovered the Android, no data breach. So I am happy to use a pin on mine, though no really sensitive data is stored, the hassle and worry is mitigated.

    ExecHobo Mobile
    12-30-2010 05:39 PM
  20. ChrisGonzales90's Avatar
    Please keep this family friendly.
    Whats so bad about that?
    12-30-2010 05:50 PM
  21. BryanTheRed's Avatar
    Whats so bad about that?
    It was sarcasm...
    12-30-2010 05:54 PM
  22. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Whats so bad about that?
    Dense - Adjective: difficult to understand or follow because of being closely packed with ideas or complexities of style: a dense philosophical essay.
    BLiNK likes this.
    12-30-2010 07:06 PM
  23. Ipheuria's Avatar
    I would really use the option when they have it so that the PIN is needed to get ito the phone even if you reload the firmware. Then 10 times wrong and boom the phone is a paperweight, no chance of getting the phone back.
    12-30-2010 07:07 PM
  24. klcrow8690's Avatar
    I have no need for a password. I barely let my phone out of my sight when I'm out in public. And even if it got lost or stolen, there is no data that someone could get into that only myself or my wife has the password in that specific app for it. And with free Find my iPhone, I wont have to worry much if I lose it. I can recover it or wipe it, if I dont think I will get it back.
    Last edited by klcrow8690; 12-31-2010 at 12:38 AM. Reason: typo
    12-31-2010 12:38 AM
  25. vietalogy's Avatar
    Pin with iprotect


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