Android is the most used mobile operating systems in Smartphones. Since there are so many users, hackers target mostly on the Android devices. So, it is our responsibility to take care of our device’s security. Android is secure by default and it will not affected by malware or malicious applications easily. It will give you a warning before you install or open the application. If you override or unknowingly install the app, your device’s security will be compromised. Apart from malicious apps, there are plenty of threats available for Android devices. To get rid of all those things, today I’ve come with a list of best security apps for Android.
Lookout is one of the popular security apps for Android devices. It is an all-in-one application, which is more than a security app. It has built-in Antivirus software which scans for adware, malware and spyware in your device. In case if you lost your mobile, you can easily locate using this application. It makes the device to ring, even it’s on silent. Another important feature is, it has a contact backup system which lets you backup entire contacts to Google and download to your PC. It will automatically block unsecured URLs, prevent installing malicious apps and lets you remotely wipe all your data if your device is lost. It is a must have app for your Android device.
Lastpass is a best password manager across various platforms. It is available for Android, iOS, Chrome, Firefox, etc. So, it will act as a hub for all your confidential information and you can access from anywhere on the web. It helps you organize all your username and passwords, credit card details, bank details and other confidential data. Once you install the app and add your data, it will automatically fill your log in details when you visit that website. All you have to do is just enter the master password and details will sync automatically.
Anti theft alarm is a very sensitive application. Once you activate the app, if someone move or touch your device it will start ringing loudly. If you are in a public place or with suspicious people, you can activate this app to avoid mobile theft. This app will be very helpful in situations when you want to leave your device alone. Even in your home, no one can access the device without your knowledge. It is a must have app if you are living in a shared room or house.
SIM Reader identifies and store the information when someone changes the SIM Card in your device. It will show you the SIM and the used network information inside the app. If someone uses a different SIM Card without your knowledge, you can easily identify using this app. Also, if you want to identify any SIM and Network details you can use this app to instantly get it. The app can automatically detect the IMSI change and store the SIM information in the phone memory of your device.
True Caller is one of the must have apps for all the Android Smartphones. It will search and give the caller name and location as soon as you get the call. If he/she is a registered user of true caller, it will show you the complete information of the caller. It lets you search people using their numbers and names. Block unwanted callers and marketing calls easily using the application. It works in both WiFi and mobile data connection. Also it lets you make your profile private and see who’s seen your profile.
If I’ve missed any of your favorite security apps, please let me know in the comments. Also share your experience with the apps listed above. Thanks for reading, do share this post with your friends.