Ways To Stay Secure When Using Android

Lets look at ways to keep your Android phone / device secure

  1. Lock your phone – create a pin or use the fingerprint reader
  2. Practise using the Android Device Manager to locate your phone
  3. Make sure the “ unknown sources “ is disabled in your Android settings as this will not allow you to install from “ third party sites “ that maybe shady
  4. Keep your phone updated , both apps from the Google Play Store and system updates
  5. Turn on Google Chromes Safe browsing feature in Chrome on your Android device and don’t use the other browsers –  To check if you’re already using it, just head over to the Settings -> Privacy menu in Chrome on Android.

Author: Adelaide Techguy

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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