The privacy is one of the most precious assets from the actuality. After all, we are in an unprecedented time, and in which many of your memories – and even secrets – are stored in one place: your mobile. Therefore, if you want to keep your iPhone as private as possible, today we bring you a trick that you probably did not knowbut it will be very useful if you sense that someone is using your mobile secretly.
imagine power take a photo of anyone accessing—or trying to—apps of your iPhone. Is this possible to do. Of course, Apple doesn’t include it as a default option on their devices, but with one of their apps you can create your own feature. With it, every time someone enters an app that they shouldn’t, your iPhone will take a photo and send it to you by email. Thus, you will have undeniable proof of who it was.
To do it, you just need to use the Shortcuts app on your iPhone or iPad. Fortunately, this tool is included by default from iOS 12so as long as you have your device in a version equal to or greater than this, you just have to follow the steps that we leave you below in the guide.
How to set up Shortcut on your iPhone or iPad
Although this guide is geared towards iPhone devices, you can also follow the steps from your iPad. Of course, the process is carried out from the same application, and the procedure should be similar enough on both systems.
- open the app shortcuts of your iPhone.
- in the tab Automationtap on Create personal automation.
- Select the option apps which is right above flight mode.
- now touch the word Select. In this menu, find the application you want to apply the automation to. Then go to Following.
- In the bottom search bar, type Camera. Choose it and then tap on take photo.
- Under Take a photo with the camerachange of rear a Frontal. Also, you will need to tap on the downward pointing arrow right next to this option. In this drop-down menu disable Show camera preview.
- Again go to the search bar. Write Mail and choose the app. Then tap on Send mail.
- In Addressee, write your own email. This is where the photo will come. In the subject you can write whatever you want.
- Tap the down arrow again, but this time on the mail option. deactivate Show compose sheet.
- tap on Following and deactivate ask when executing. Once this is done, tap on Clever.
It’s all done. Whenever this shortcut is active, your iPhone will take a photo of the person who accesses without permission to the apps you have selected. The image will be automatically sent to your email, and you can catch him red-handed.
If you want to disable the shortcut, you just have to enter the app again. Tap on the automation you’ve created, and turn off the option Activate automation. From now on, everything will be back to normal and you will no longer receive emails with images.