How Best To Password Your Phone
By Josh Babatunde
These days people password their phones to prevent theft or unnecessary access to their information.
Many people use the pattern lock, others use the PIN or numbers but only a few use the finger print detector or access to prevent unnecessary invasion.
According to a fraud examiner, who pleaded anonymity, there is a way to gain access to all the patterns except that of the finger print, which has not been discovered.
“It is quite difficult and only the user could open such a phone at any given time. Meanwhile, countries and their agencies have devised means to get information generically from phones for the purpose of security.
“And that is why, you see at the point of entry of any advanced international airport, a cotton swap is used to clean the phones,the essence is to access information depending on the programming and the information needed. If the essence is to track fraud or terrorism, all activities relating to these things would pop up including the social media activities
A technology user, Michael Wunmi said, he never knew how powerful the finger print was until he witnessed a scenario where some people phones were accessed easily at some borders except the ones with the finger print detector, which is a unique identification.
At other time,someone you don’t know may end up holding your phone. Or the fact that it was snatched out of your hand—smart phone thefts are on the rise. And you’re going to be concerned because that phone holds a pocket-sized summary of your digital life. It has photos of the places you have been and people in your life. It also has a record of what you posted on the social media or where you bank among other things.
Here’s how you can keep strangers from accessing your personal information, safely back up and retrieve the photos and videos you’ve stored in the device, and, with a little luck, increase your chances of recovering your phone by activating the finger print and GPS locator. Though, already being used in advanced countries.