Google Drive on iPhones is now even more secure
If you're a fan of Google Drive cloud storage, we have good news for you. Google has decided to improve it on iPhones and iPads very interesting in terms of its security. The application now supports unlocking via Face ID or Touch ID.
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User authentication via Touch ID or Face ID is activated in the application settings to which a new Privacy Protection item has been added. After activating it, the Touch ID or Face ID will be required whenever the user tries to open a file stored in the cloud. Once the verification is successful, the file will open. However, if the phone does not recognize the user, it simply will not get into it. This is a really welcome novelty, which has properly improved the hitherto de facto unsecured application. So far, the only way to prevent unwanted intrusion into the data on the Disk has been to log out of the application when leaving.
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Currently, it is possible to lock "only" the entire disk via Touch ID or Face ID and not only selected files or folders. However, it can be assumed that Google will work on this in the future and expand the security options of its application in this direction. However, the current update is undoubtedly more than welcome. The only spot on the beauty is its availability. Google is in the habit of releasing all the improvements in updates in waves, so at the moment it is not possible to say exactly when the news will be available to you as well.