5 Interesting Facts We Should Avoid in Any Android Device -In modern day smart phone is the most essential and efficient mode of communication as well as entertainment hub. Android is the most used operating system around the world for smart phone devices. Almost 1 out of 3 peoples are using Android based smart phone devices all over the world. Nowadays me and you are somehow incomplete without smart phones because we are addicted to the Android Apps. So here you can find some stuffs which should be avoided by an Android user of a mobile or tablets for prolonged and safe usage.
i) Don’t provide permission to access your personal data at the time of installation of a new app:
Whenever we used to download or install any android app in our mobile, in most of the cases we don’t read the agreement or the permission related documents regarding the app. Which is the most important part while using a device that runs on android. Few apps asked for permission from us for successful installation in the device. Most of the time, we think that if we wants to access the benefit of that particular android app, we must give permission to it. Please don’t give permission without assurance of privacy of your personal data(like your phone number, mail id, location etc. ) to the apps.
Before accepting the terms and condition of that particular app, just go through the permission page and read it properly and understand it. After that, if you feel satisfy of their terms and conditions to access your private data only then hit the accept permission button.
Many android apps collect your personal data for their own benefits which may be harmful for you. So, just think it before providing the permission. Your safety and security of your private data is in your hand.
ii) You don’t need any Anti-Virus for your Android device:
Android operating system is developed by Google which is an UNIX based operating system in other language we may say it is an Open Source based Operating System. Google Android technology has prebuilt protection from any virus and in current scenario it is almost impossible to infect the Open Source based Operating System through virus. So don’t worry about infection of your Android device through virus.
You don’t need to install any Android anti-virus in your Android devices. Because it may possible that the company who had developed that particular Anti-Virus app, use to spy the private data of the user through that app.
As the Android developed by Google, they not only protect your data but also protects its Android operating system for any kind of virus malware or spam attacks.
iii) Don’t download any app from unknown sources:
We should not download any kind of app from unknown sources or other than Google Play Store. Yes, we already aware about it, for android apps the Google Play Store is only the authenticated place from where we can install the required app on our Android devices. Because at the time of uploading an Android app by the developer in the Google Play Store, the developer has to follow various terms & conditions of Google. Google also check each app through various parameters at the time of uploading it in the Google Play Store.
Some Apps developed for some unauthorized activity, which Google Play Store doesn’t permit. Such kind of apps may available on some other websites or stores. By installing such kind of apps from unknown sources may destroy your privacy or cause of leakage of your private data. Which may bring some serious problems to your. Please be aware before installing such kind of app from sources other than Google Play Store.
iv) Don’t let your battery to drain less than 20%:
If your battery percentage of your mobile phone is less than 20 %, then please avoid to use it. We all know that the each mobile phone radiate some rays which may harm the human body. A study on mobile phones harmfulness enlighten that keeping mobile phone in your pocket any time may cause some serious health issues.
In that study it was also mentioned that using mobile phones below 20% charge may harm your health 10 times more. As well as operating your mobile phone after 20% reduce the battery life of the mobile. Because when your battery percentage is low it will consume more resources of your mobile phone. As a conclusion to make your mobile phone less harmful and extend the battery lives of your phone charge it before goes down below 20%.
v) Don’t make payments through doubtful websites:
In current scenario Android Phones are the best way make payments to any individual or to an organization. These days there are lots of Android App for Payment is available on Google play store or on other websites. Please avoid making transaction through the app which are not well known by you. Note the following point to check a website is secure for transaction or not:
- Please note the URL Address starts as https: and not http (https assures secured site). For example https://www.sbi.com
- Be suspicious of the offers that are too good to be true. The websites might be offering pirated, fake or damaged product.
- You can check reviews of the product or the website or the app in the comment section where the consumer review the product or services.