Phone security isn’t the most rock-and-roll topic to ponder, but with nefarious types getting more and more devious, it’s something worth putting a bit of thought into.

We’ve got a checklist of eight easy ways you can increase your iPhone’s security. While deploying every single option might be overkill, you can pick and choose a combo of options that suit you.

1. Activate ‘Limit Ad Tracking’

Apple can supply limited user information to apps with advertising, which promises to “provide ads based on your interests.” If you’d rather not be subject to such targeting, you can opt out.

From your “Settings” menu go to “Privacy,” then scroll right down to see “Advertising.” Tap this, then toggle “Limit Ad Tracking” to on. Read more…

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8 easy ways to guard your privacy on your iPhone