Ever thought what if your mobile phone is lost or stolen by any thief? You may land in trouble if you don’t have any security in your android mobile phone! Basically android mobile has many built in security features but people won’t use that to its fullest. Today here we will mention some simple and basic tips to make your mobile more secure and it will help you to get your mobile back even it is lost. Keeping your mobile and data safe is the first important thing. Because now a days people use mobile more and have many precious data inside it which can be easily misused if it goes to wrong hands. So let us start securing our android mobiles!
Many people don’t keep any password or pattern in their mobile phone which makes it vulnerable. Keeping a strong password in your mobile can help to protect your data. Now many mobile phones are smart as they won’t send any data through USB cable if the phone is locked. Not even the data in your memory card! Keep a strong password or pattern to make it secure. If you are using pattern then make sure to set a PIN code. In case you forgot your pattern you can easily unlock phone using PIN.
Applications like any messaging software, mail app or gallery need to be protected because the person may misuse of your private data. There is an app called as “Applock” which provides best services in this function. You can lock any app using this app. Pattern and numeric passwords are supported in this app.
If you lost your device or misplaced anywhere, you can locate it easily using this tool. Google itself gives this service for free for locating your lost device. Just visit Android Device Manager with your Google ID (Must be same as device android ID) and locate your phone easily. You can also give ring to that phone. You can reset lock screen PIN and also erase all data inside the mobile in just one click. Android Device Manager has app too. You can locate your device using other device. This service is free. The major drawback is the must be in working state and data connection should be on in order to locate the position in Google maps. So keep your data connection on 24×7!
Take a paper and pen and note down all the important information of your phone and keep it in safe place. Keep a copy of the same in your wallet. the information can include your mobile manufacturer name and make, mobile number, PIN codes, Battery serial number, IMEI number, SIM card Number (printed on the back of SIM card) etc. Make sure all information are correct and keep it in safe place.
Whenever you give mobile to your friends or any stranger, don’t let the mobile go out of your sight! Keep your mobile safe and monitor all the activities of your phone.
Also Read: Make Your Mobile A Web Camera.
Hope these basic things will help you to make your mobile phone more secure. Share with your friends too. Blessings.