Instance Method


Tells the delegate that protected files are available now.


- (void)applicationProtectedDataDidBecomeAvailable:(UIApplication *)application;



Your singleton app object.


On a device that uses content protection, protected files are stored in an encrypted form and made available only at certain times, usually when the device is unlocked. This notification lets your app know that the device is now unlocked and that you may access certain types of protected files again.

See Also

Responding to Environment Changes

- applicationProtectedDataWillBecomeUnavailable:

Tells the delegate that the protected files are about to become unavailable.

- applicationDidReceiveMemoryWarning:

Tells the delegate when the app receives a memory warning from the system.

- applicationSignificantTimeChange:

Tells the delegate when there is a significant change in the time.


Posted when the protected files become available for your code to access.


Posted shortly before protected files are locked down and become inaccessible.


Posted when the app receives a warning from the operating system about low memory availability.


Posted when there is a significant change in time, for example, change to a new day (midnight), carrier time update, and change to or from daylight savings time.