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Security settings of mobile phones and tablets

Check out our important safety tips for students related to phone security settings.

  • Be aware of your digital footprint and what information is available about you.
  • Review online security settings on social media sites.
  • Enable use of touch or face ID recognition (if available) and pin password all your devices.
  • Avoid storing passwords or other personal information on your device.
  • Consider the use of immobilise to register your devices. Immobilise is recommended by the police.
  • Make sure your devices are insured, they will not necessarily be covered by existing contents insurance.
  • Report thefts to our Security Services and to the police via 101 or 999 in an emergency.