Hey phone thieves, here's why stealing the new iPhone 6 isn't a good idea

Hands up, how many of you have had your iPhone stolen?

Don't worry too much about that happening with your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.

Apple has made sure its new devices come with Activation Lock on by default, reports Forbes. 

Activation Lock is Apple's "kill switch" feature - an Apple ID and password are required to turn off the Find My iPhone feature, sign out of iCloud, and to completely erase and reactivate the phone.

Although the Activation Lock feature was introduced with iOS 7 a year ago, it was an opt-in feature, which meant many users still did not make use of it to secure their phones. 

With the feature now on by default, smartphone thieves are likely to stay away, since the phone will be useless to them. 

Source: Forbes

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