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THE Apple iPhone is known for its impressive security – but you can boost it with a quick setting change.

An iPhone expert has revealed a clever hack to instant improve your privacy.

Even long-time iPhone owners might not know how to fix this simple problem.

When you're on your iPhone lockscreen, swipe down from the top of the display.

This pulls down the Today View and Search, revealing the apps that you've been using most recently, as revealed by TikTok tech star @katamogz.

You might not want this info publicly available to anyone who can touch your iPhone.

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But @katamogz has revealed a way to prevent this from being accessed in a popular TikTok clip.

Simply go into Settings > Face ID & Passcode and then scroll down.

Look for the subhead that reads Allow Access When Locked.

Now all you need to do is toggle off the setting that says Today View and Search.

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This will block people from picking up your iPhone and browsing your most recently used apps.

If you decide you don't like the change, you can simply switch back at any point.

But it's always a good idea to limit the amount of personal info that can be accessed through the lockscreen.

You can turn off other lockscreen features in the same menu too.

The video has already racked up over 1,500 likes on TikTok.

If you're really worried about iPhone privacy, it's also important to regular install the latest software updates.

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This will close any security holes recently uncovered by Apple – protecting you from certain hack attacks.

You can do that by going into Settings > General > Software Update.

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