How to enable a screen lock passcode in iPhone, iPad and iPod?

To enable a screen lock passcode in iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices, Please follow below steps.

Steps:

  1. Open “Settings” in the iPhone or iPad
  2. Go to “Touch Id & Pass code” option
  3. Tap on “Turn pass code on”
  4. Enter a code
  5. Re enter code
  6. Make sure data protection is enabled

Details are below:

1. Open Settings

Open settings app and scroll down where you see Touch Id & Passcode selection. Tap on Touch Id & Passcode.

iPhone Settings
iPhone Settings

 

2. Tap on “Turn passcode on”

Enable Passcode
Enable Passcode

 

3. Enter a passcode
Enter a six-digit numeric passcode. Or tap Passcode Options to switch to a four-digit numeric code, a custom numeric code, or a custom alphanumeric code. Make sure to write down the passcode somewhere in a safe place.

Enter pass code
Enter 6 digits Pass Code

4. Re enter pass code
Type again the same passcode to make sure there is no typing errors.

Verify pass code
Re enter 6 digits pass code

6. Make sure data protection is enabled.
Go back to Touch Id and Passcode screen and then go the bottom of the screen to verify if data encryption is enabled or not.

Data Protection Status
Data Protection Status

 

P.S: Having a passcode lock in the iPhone, iPad and iPod automatically enables data encryption in the device.

WordPress database backup and restore commands

To backup wordpress database in Windows, use the following commands in the windows command line.

Backup command:

mysqldump -u root -pSatish mywordpressdb > mywordpress-backup.sql

Where root is user and Satish is a password. mywordpressdb is mysql database. output sql text file mywordpress-backup.sql will be created in the folder you are running this command.

To restore the wordpress database, use the following command. Before restoring the database, making sure that an empty database mywordpressdb exists.

Restore command:

mysql -u root -pSatish mywordpressdb < mywordpress-backup.sql

Where root is user and Satish is a password. mywordpressdb is a mysql database. mywordpress-backup.sql is database in a sql text format.

How to Increase the Maximum File Upload Size in WordPress for Windows

While uploading a large theme file to wordpress, you may see error saying “The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini”. Follow these steps to increase the php file upload settings.

Steps:

  1. Go to PHP installed location in Windows (For example: c:\program files (x86)\PHP\v5.4). See below image illustration.
  2. Locate php.ini text file
  3. Open the file in Notepad
  4. Search for a word “uploads” and go to “File Uploads” section
  5. Change the upload_max_filesize value to 64MB.  See below image illustration.
  6. Restart IIS Webserver. See below image illustration.

 

php-install-folder-windows
php.ini file location
php-ini-file-uploads-settings
PHP File upload settings
Restart IIS Webserver
Restart IIS Webserver

How to enable a strong passcode lock in iPhone, iPad and iPod?

To enable a strong passcode in iPhone, iPad and iPod devices, Please follow below steps.

Steps:

  1. Open “Settings” in the iPhone or iPad
  2. Go to “Touch Id & Passcode” option
  3. Tap on “Turn passcode on”
  4. Go to “passcode options” and select alphanumeric passcode
  5. Set a strong passcode with letters and numbers

Details are below:

    1. Open Settings

Open settings app and scroll down where you see Touch Id & Passcode selection. Tap on Touch Id & Passcode

iPhone Settings
iPhone Settings

 

    1. Tap on “Turn passcode on”
Enable Passcode
Enable Passcode

 

    1. Go to Passcode options
iPhone Passcode Options
iPhone Passcode Options

 

    1. Set a strong passcode
Set a strong passcode
Set a strong passcode
  1. Set a alphanumeric (letters and numbers) strong pass code
    Enter passcode screen
    Enter passcode screen

     

P.S: Having a passcode lock in the iPhone and iPad automatically enables data encryption in the device.

How to enable encryption in iPhone and iPad?

Data Encryption will be enabled automatically in the iPhone and iPad as long as you have a passcode lock set in the device.

Steps:

  1. Open “Settings” in the iPhone or iPad
  2. Go to “Touch Id & Passcode” option
  3. Tap on “Turn passcode on”
  4. Go to “passcode options” and select alphanumeric passcode
  5. Set a strong passcode with letters and numbers
  6. Now make sure that “Data Protection is enabled”

Details are below:

  1. Open Settings
  2. Open settings app and scroll down where you see  Touch Id & Passcode  selection. Tap on Touch Id & Passcode

    iPhone Settings
    iPhone Settings

     

  3. Tap on “Turn passcode on”
  4. Enable Passcode
    Enable Passcode

     

  5. Go to Passcode options
  6. iPhone Passcode Options
    iPhone Passcode Options

     

  7. Set a strong passcode
  8. Set a strong passcode
    Set a strong passcode
  9. Set a alphanumeric (letters and numbers)  strong pass code
    Enter passcode screen
    Enter passcode screen

     

  10. Make sure that encryption is enabled
  11. Go back to “Settings” main screen and Then tap on “Touch Id & Passcode”. Scroll all the way to bottom where you can verify that encryption is enabled or not.

     

    Data Protection Status
    Data Protection Status

How to remove passcode from iPhone, iPad and iPod?

This article explains how to turn off passcode lock in iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch devices.

Steps :-

1. Open “Settings” App on your iPhone or iPad, or iPod Touch devices.

2. Scroll down below and select “Touch Id & Passcode” or simply “Passcode” option

3. Enter your current passcode to continue.

4. Then scroll down and tap on “Turn Passcode Off”. Enter your current passcode to continue.

See below image illustrations.

iPhone Settings Screen 1:

iPhone Settings
iPhone Settings

iPhone Settings Screen 2:

iPhone Settings
iPhone Settings

iPad Settings Screen:

iPad Settings
iPad Settings

 

iOS 6 and below instructions:-

1. Open “Settings App” on your iPhone or iPad, or iPod Touch devices
2. Then select “General” from left panel
3. Select “Passcode Lock” on right side. Enter your current passcode to continue.

iPad Passcode
iPad Passcode

4. Now tap on “Turn Passcode Off”. Enter your current passcode to continue. Now Passcode lock will be turned off.

iPad Passcode
iPad Passcode

 

Note: If the device has a Mobile Device Management (MDM) software installed then MDM Administrator can remotely delete the passcode lock from the device.

 

Can’t turn off your passcode or change passcode settings?

Passcode settings might be unavailable, gray, or dimmed. If you can’t change these settings, it might be because you’re using a configuration profile or MDM profile that requires a passcode. This is common with business or education devices. Contact your IT administrator for more information.