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What happens if the failed passcode lock attempt security option is activated in Apple iOS?

A) The device erases itself after 10 failed attempts

B) The passcode will randomly change after every 10 attempts

C) The device locks and requires a Google login

D) An email will be sent to the device owner after 10 failed attempts

E) The device locks and an email is sent to the owner of the device

F) The phone launches Periscope and forces you to dance

The answer: A) The device erases itself after 10 failed attempts

If you have configured an iOS device with the “Erase Data” passcode lock option, all data will be deleted after 10 failed passcode attempts.

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