Is my iPhone 6 encrypted?

Is my iPhone 6 encrypted?

I have a current OS and need to start using my iPone 6 for company email. And I require that it is encrypted.

Is that the case?

curiouswebsterSoftware EngineerAsked:
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Does your phone have a passcode or touch ID? If so, then yes you should be covered.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I agree about using a passcode (I have that on my iPhone).   In addition you should use the secure ports so that the email stream is encrypted. Email on the phone itself is not encrypted, but email send/receive is.
They have been strongly encrypted since iOS 8 (around 2014) There are still ways around it, but if you shut off the phone it becomes more difficult to gain access to the data.  When it's on, part of the system is decrypted for access to the data for all your background tasks.  The moment you unlock it (basically logging in) everything is decrypted.
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btanExec ConsultantCommented:
In fact, most modern Apple devices encrypt their contents by default, with various levels of protection. But to protect against someone obtaining your data by physically stealing your device, you need to tie that encryption to a passphrase or code that only you know.

Once you've set a passcode, scroll down to the bottom of the Passcode settings page. You should see a message that says “Data protection is enabled.” This means that the device's encryption is now tied to your passcode, and that most data on your phone will need that code to unlock it.

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are very welcome and I was happy to help
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