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Knowing that File Protection Works

In one of our business-specific apps we wanted to activate File Protection. But how do you know if its turned on and actually doing its job?

We even spent a tech incident (of two you get from free every year) to inquire how we could be certain if the feature is actually working. Though unfortunately Apple did not have any answer for us because there is no way to actually test this with “legal” means.

Our first thought had been to copy the app documents to the desktop via Xcode organizer. But of course you can only do this while the iDevice is unlocked and thus even file-protected files come across normally.

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