What is your Android security setup these days?

Discussion in 'mobile device security' started by Overkill, Jan 31, 2014.

  1. LoneWolf

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  2. Overkill

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    Removed ALL Cheetah Mobile apps and trying out Avast Battery Saver
     
  3. Overkill

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    Currently, on my S8...
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    I did have Orfox/Orbot but pages weren't loading correctly whether I was using Orfox or InBrowser so I got fed up.
     
  4. Floyd 57

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    Not installing apps is my security, I've got everything I need
     
  5. Overkill

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    I was looking for a privacy advisor app to help me find apps quicker that use unnecessary permissions then manually looking thru all my apps which will take awhile and I saw revo, so my question is, do you guys think revo apps are good for android since they are very good/trustworthy with windows?

    Also, what do you guys trust as far as uninstallers for Android?

    Revo Uninstaller Mobile

    Revo App Permission Manager
     
  6. roger_m

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    You don't need to use uninstallers on Android devices. Just uninstalling an app normally will delete everything.
     
  7. gery

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  8. Floyd 57

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    What do you mean "normally"?
     
  9. roger_m

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    Go to the app drawer and then long press on an app's icon and you will be given the option to uninstall it.
     
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    you should look at the content of your sd card/phone space.
     
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  13. LoneWolf

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  14. G1111

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    What happened to Trustgo? It seemed to be removed from Play Store.
     
  16. sg09

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  17. LoneWolf

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  18. Trooper

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    At the moment, just using Adhell on my S10.
     
  19. Krusty

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    Norton + BlackFog Privacy.
     
  20. Trooper

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    Running ok for you man?
     
  21. Krusty

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    Absolutely! No problems at all and I'm really impressed how much BFP is blocking, even when not using my phone.
     
  22. Trooper

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    I think I need to check it out! Does it block ads as well?
     
  23. Krusty

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    It does block some ads in the YouTube app, but there is an ad for and app that is still displayed on the homepage. I've mentioned that to Darren so hopefully they'll get that removed too.

    I only use the Samsung browser and I already had ABP + AdGuard extensions installed, so I can't say how many ads BFP removes. I can only go on the stats.
     
  24. Trooper

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    That is good to know. I am willing to check it out. Is it draining battery at all by chance?
     
  25. Krusty

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    Well, it's Android, so... I can't say I've noticed any significant differences, except perhaps because I wake the phone up to check the BFP stats, which I obviously wasn't doing before.
     
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