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4 ways to secure your Android mobile privacy data

4 ways to secure your Android mobile

Here are the 4 things to secure your Android Mobile so that your privacy data can’t be accessed by someone. The following security tips can help you to secure your android data. Those who are using the Android operating system will have best security systems to protect their personal data, and most of the recent phones also have some advanced security features to protect our privacy.

How to secure your Android mobile?

Set a screen lock

The first step of securing your Android mobile phone is setting up your screen lock. Those who are unaware of setting up screen lock we’ll guide you to set a perfect lock so that your Android data will be safe. The screen lock will appear each time you hit the power button, so it will block the users who don’t have authentication your view your android data.

Below are the steps to set you screen lock, almost all the Android mobile phones have same options for setting up the screen lock, but some mobiles screen lock features will be different locations.

Go to Settings > Security > Screen lock
Samsung Galaxy Users go to Settings > Lock screen and Security > Screen lock.

In security settings menu users will have a choice to select three standard options to secure their devices such as Setup Password, PIN, and Pattern. But most of the latest Android phones has Fingerprint sensor feature which can be used for unlocking device and applications with a registered fingerprint. The Flagship Premium mobile phone also has a facial reorganization and iris scanner security feature which increases the level of difficulty to steal your personal data.

Signing into Google Account

If you have signed in with your Google account on your mobile phone, you can secure your device with 2-step verification process by Google. The Google settings options allow you to access various features device tracking, automatic backups and factory reset protection.

In 2-step verification process, you should link your Mobile number so that it will send a secured verification code each time you tried to log in. The user should make sure that the registered mobile number should be in service. Otherwise, the user should try other security options provided by Google.

Android Device Manager

Did you know you can track your android mobile phone with Google Android device manager? Yes, you can, but your android mobile phone should be connected to Google account and location should be turned on so that android device manager will automatically record your live location.

If you lost your Android mobile, the user could also visit android device manager in the web browser by signing into your Google account. After signing into Android device manager account click the ‘locate my Phone’ button, it will show present location of the device, and you can also preview your previous last seen locations.

Be Careful with Unknown Apps

If you’re thinking about downloading and installing apps from unknown sources other than play store, then it may cause some security issues to Android data, and malware can easily accuse your privacy data. Most of the hackers using unknown sourced apps to steal your personal information and to attack your operating system.

To avoid installing unknown apps from external sources below steps helps you to secure your device

Settings > Security > “Allow installation of apps from the anonymous sources other than the Play store” option should be Turned off.

While installing apps from, unknown sources check the reviews and rating of the app, if the app doesn’t have good rating and review scores don’t install it.

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