How To Secure Your Android Smartphone

How To Secure Your Android Smartphone

Are You using an Android smartphone? You are therefore in a state of interception: all your communications may be spying. Here is the tips to encrypt your android phone and keep it secure from hackers.

Nowadays, the smartphone has become the key to all our personal data. We store more and more personal information on it. Are you sure that your smartphone is well secured?

Note that installing an antivirus on your phone does not mean that you are completely secure.

That is why I decided to share with you a short list of the best security applications that I use on my Nexus 5.

The application to encrypt its files, browse without leaving traces, many apps on Android that will allow you to keep control of your privacy.

Here are the best security applications you must have in your Android device.

Signal Private Messenger (Free):

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Signal Private Messenger is an Android app open source, designed to encrypt SMS when sending or retention on your Smartphone. Signal Private Messenger replaces the SMS app of Android to allow you to encrypt the contents of your messages on the fly.

The server never has access to your communications and does not store any data about you.

Download TextSecure

Orbot: Proxy with Tor (Free)

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Orbot Proxy Tor is an android application that allows you to browse anonymously on the web with your smartphone without your telecom operator can spy on you without leaving traces. Orbot Proxy can create a private Internet connection to encrypt your data.

Indeed, Orbot transmits information via a computer multitudes making your transparent Internet traffic without ever knowing where it comes from.

Download Proxy Orbot

AppLock: lock your applications with a password

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AppLock is a free Android app that allows you to keep some security applications, whether in case of theft or simply to avoid the prying eyes of your loved ones. AppLock lets you simply set a password to protect any application of your choice, you can set a password to your SMS application, Contacts, Gallery, Gmail, Facebook, even the parameters and / or calls.

For sensitive data, you define the prohibitions and here. It is even possible to ban Wi-Fi or installing applications.

Download AppLock

Crypt4All Lite (AES): Encrypt Android Phone

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Crypt4All Lite uses the AES algorithm with 256 bits to encrypt and decrypt files. You can use it to encrypt files before putting them on online services (Google Drive, Skydrive, Box, Dropbox, Gmail, etc.) or to store sensitive files on your Android phone so that they are unreadable the curious.

Download Crypt4All

 

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