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How to protect MoneyWiz database with a PIN password code?
How to protect MoneyWiz database with a PIN password code?

Do you borrow your device to someone often? Protect MoneyWiz with a PIN code so they can't access your finances!

Iliya Yordanov avatar
Written by Iliya Yordanov
Updated over a week ago

MoneyWiz allows you to set up a 4-digit PIN password code that prevents other people from launching MoneyWiz while using your device. You can also use Touch and Face ID to speed up the process.

A PIN is a 4-digit code that you enter every time you start MoneyWiz or depending on your settings after a certain time has passed. The options you have to choose from are:

  • Immediately

  • After 1 minute

  • After 5 minutes

  • After 10 minutes

  • After 15 minutes

  • After 30 minutes

  • After 60 minutes

By default the app is set to request PIN immediately, which is the most protective option.

Enabling PIN protection

If you are using MoneyWiz on multiple devices, you need to enable your PIN code on just one โ€“ the new protection setting will sync to other devices automatically. To enable PIN protection, please go to Settings by clicking on the gear icon in the menu and then Security > Enable PIN protection.

You can also set MoneyWiz to erase your local data if the PIN has been entered incorrectly a couple of times. Please note that if incorrect PIN is entered a specified number of times and the data is erased, only the local data is deleted and your MoneyWiz Cloud data (if you have an account) is still available for you to use.

Changing the PIN

You can always change your PIN and this will affect all of your other devices. If your device is lost or stolen, change the PIN from any other device. This way your data will stay protected as the app will start requesting the new PIN.

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