Apple’s two-factor change in iOS 9 is helping people save their lost accounts

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Last year I came close to the precipice of permanently losing my Apple ID when I was locked out of it for suspicious activity because someone tried to break in. I caught a lucky break and found my recovery key buried on my computer, but others haven’t been so lucky. Apple previously said you needed a combination of your trusted devices, password or recovery key to get into your account, but the reality wasn’t quite that if you were locked out. In the case of a locked account you were required to have that recovery key or the account was gone forever. Apple support would not…

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