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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by stevep94, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. stevep94

    stevep94 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Is there a free app out there that will let me password protect a certain folder or file??

    Thanks....

    SteveP
     



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  2. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    Show us what you're hiding and we'll tell you how. ;)
     
  3. stevep94

    stevep94 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    That would be telling!!! :p
     
  4. chris100575

    chris100575 Well-Known Member

    Yould could always create a folder on your SD card called .systemlog or something and move all your porn into that? It'd still be visible in Astro if you told it to show hidden folders, but it would keep it out of your gallery.
     
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  5. stevep94

    stevep94 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    I dont particularly want it hiding, just password protected to stop prying eyes in case I lose my phone!

    StevieP

    ps. I prefer my pr0n on a bigger screen!!!! ;)
     
  6. Anthony1

    Anthony1 Android Enthusiast

    In that case why not just password protect the whole phone? It's a default feature :)
     
  7. KING LUFF

    KING LUFF Well-Known Member

    There is definatly an app, but i can't remember what it's called!!!!!

    I'm sorry, maybe someone else can help????
     
  8. Harry2

    Harry2 Extreme Android User

    MyStash is a virtual container with a password.
    Does protect any kind of files and is very easy to use.

    http://www.beysoft.com/

    Harry
     
  9. StevenSeed

    StevenSeed Android Enthusiast

    I used to use one called G.P. Free, but there was a recent update that screwed it up.

    Now it's sort of stuck in limbo in the App market screen in the downloads tab - It's marked as 'downloaded', but when you open it you only get the option to 'install', and it doesn't install, so now I can't get rid of it!

    Wouldn't recommend! :cool:
     
  10. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    Vaulty is free and hides selected photos and videos from your gallery with optional password protect.
     
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  11. tCizzler

    tCizzler Member

    Search audio manager in the market. The icon is a blue and orange music note. ...it not just a volume control app wink wink :)
     
  12. Tyseyh

    Tyseyh Android Expert

    Keep safe lets you "Share" files which you need a password to enter it, not viewable via file managers either due to the .nomedia it places there.
     
  13. adskankster

    adskankster Well-Known Member

    APG will enable encryption of individual files.
     

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