The default factory settings on your phone are a double-edged sword. On one hand, they’re the best way to see what the creator recommends for you, and it makes it easy to get started. But sometimes, these features can have problems.
They can be reducing your battery life, or share things you don’t want them to. So no matter what phone you use, you should change a few options around if you want to have the most security. And this guide will help you to find those.
These settings alone will not protect you from persistent hackers or from complex phishing scams but they will be a great place to start your basic security review. Unfortunately cyber crime statistics are showing increasing threats year on year targeting individuals and business users.
Commercial spy apps are also on the rise and they make it very easy for unskilled hackers to target people if they can access your cell phone. Fortunately these spy apps do leave traces and you can find out if you have been hacked – if you know what to look for.
So let’s look at a few settings you should check when you first start that new phone…..