Pattern passwords on your phone

Facial recognition, fingerprints and iris scanning have all joined PINs, passcodes and swipe patterns. But which should you be using?

Along with passcodes, passwords and patterns, smartphone manufacturers are now implementing biometric security processes such as Face ID and iris scanning onto Android and iOS devices to give users a quicker, more convenient way of unlocking their phone.

With there now being such a veritable smorgasbord of ways to unlock today’s phones, is there one method which is the most secure? And how do you make your chosen phone-locking method the most secure it can possibly be?