iOS 6.1 Bug Lets You Skip Your iPhone’s Lock Screen And Here’s How

| Thursday, February 14th, 2013

iOS 6.1 has had a pretty rough time since its release, including connection issues, battery problems and now it turns out that it’s not very secure. A security flaw discovered in iOS 6.1 lets you bypass the lock screen of your iPhone, or anyone else’s iPhone for that matter.

By following a few quick steps you can easily get into any iPhone without knowing the password and have limited access to the Phone app, Photos, Email, Messages and FaceTime. For this trick to work you have to get the timing of it right. Here’s what you need to do:

You have to get the timing just right for this to actually work. You can watch how it’s done in the video above.

A similar security flaw was seen in iOS 4.1. Apple hasn’t said when a fix will be put out for this flaw, but it probably won’t be too long.

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