Anyone who try any apps to protect your privacy in your phone?

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  1. adelinewong

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    Hey Guys,

    Do you ever use any apps to protect your privacy or sensitive data in your mobile phones?
     
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    No. I don't have any PII on my phone.

    How will an app that can be uninstalled protect me?
     
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    I have no need as I never keep any sensitive data on my phone.
     
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    I use a PIN code/fingerprint to secure my device, but anything that may even have a small chance of having or linking to personal/sensitive data (bank apps) requires additional login with none of that info saved to my phone. It's entered every time I use it.
     
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    Yep. As it was designed. Nobody's phone should have PII data.
     
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    I find it funny that some apps, like my insurance company, offer to remember at least the username. No thank you. You've got my payment information and other important data. I'll type it every time I need to pay my bill.
     
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    I love Google's "save password" reminder. Ugh no thanks.
     
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    I can't believe browsers still offer to do that without a HUGE warning about how that might possibly compromise your sensitive information. I'm sure there are still plenty of folks that don't know enough to tell it no.
     
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    But why? I always don't want someone else to see my messages in my phone. So i want to lock my message.
     
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    Secure your phone with a pass code, swipe gesture, etc. Then nobody but you can see your messages. An app that only blocks people from seeing your messages isn't secure. It could be uninstalled.
     
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    What do you mean?