If you want to keep your personal information on mobile as personal then follow below tips on your smartphone. Before doing these changes first backup important files on your computer from mobile device.
Best way to manage iPhone or iPad private files
1. Use Touch ID
On iPhone 5S or above models you are able to use Touch ID which is the best way to keep data’s hidden on your mobile.
- Goto Settings -> Touch ID & Password
2. Turn on Restrictions (Parental Control)
Here first try Apple’s Restrictions tool to limit specific apps and features while accessing files on mobile.
To setup restrictions, then
- Head to Settings -> General -> Restrictions
- Create Password
This setup helps to prevent auto downloading files from App Store and even it can block 3G network use too.
3. Hide Pictures
You can hide album inside Apple’s Photo app through tapping ‘Hidden Photos’. But it’s really hard to find those settings on iPad mobile. So head over to camera roll settings
To hide photo on camera roll,
- Open Photos
- On Top right corner, Click ‘Select’
- Choose Picture to hide
- Click Share -> Hide
Tips to manage Android private files
1. Use fingerprint option
Fingerprint scanners are available in
- Samsung Galaxy S7
- LG G5
- Google Pixel
To register this feature on your mobile then head to
- Settings -> Security & Fingerprint
On Samsung Galaxy S7,
- Goto Settings -> Lock screen and security
- Click Fingerprints
2. Protect apps with strong password
Applock Android App helps to protect sensitive information and control both calendar schedule on
- Email App
- Message App
- Notes App
- Picture Album
3. Create Guest Login
Android phone that runs Android Marshmallow OS which got this feature to create guest account easily for third party use which helps to prevent guest to access files on your mobile.
- Goto Settings -> Users
- Create New Accounts
To switch guest account quickly then do,
- Hold down power button
- Select Guest
4. Use cloud storage apps & services
mSecure Password Manager is a third party app that safely stores informations such as passwords, banking details more securely and has feature like ‘Self Destruct’ trigger that delete files when someone trying to access your data without your permission.
Vault app helps to hide photos specifically on your android mobile.
Head over to online cloud storage services like
- Google Drive
- Microsoft OneDrive
to store files online securely and backup everything there from your mobile for future use.
5. Install anti-virus software
I just listed out the best antivirus software than enable options like scanning, deleting, hiding, backup & restore, password protecting data and information on your smartphone. Also it will trigger warning messages when you access scam websites, messages, apps, emails, etc to prevent your data from damage. Mobile security apps are
- Avast Mobile Antivirus & Security
- AVG Antivirus FREE
- Antivirus PRO