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Hide or password protect files?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rolue, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. rolue

    rolue Active Member
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    Does anyone know a way, or a program for hiding or p/w protect a file in the Hero?
     

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  2. NoPresha

    NoPresha New Member
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    I too have been missing this function too that I had on my BB Curve.
     
  3. bn09t2m

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  4. Tre Lawrence

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  5. Captain Stu

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    You can hide files really easily :thinking: I use the ES File Explorer and if you start a filename with a full stop (example: .hidden) and then folder name 'hidden' wouldn't be seen by the file explorer or by the Android software.
     
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  6. daveybaby

    daveybaby Well-Known Member
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    Pretty sure there are tons of file locker type apps out there. One that springs to mind pretends to be a flashlight app but is also somewhere to securely hide your por... um... your personal data.

    HideNSeek v2.23 Application for Android | Tools

    Not that i've ever tried it, obviously.
     
  7. Drazil

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    I find that HideNSeek takes forever especially if there are over 100 files in the folder and it's a pain to hide everything, then show everything when you want to open the file, then re-hide everything again afterwards. I'm currently using another one called "File Copy" which copies any of your selected image/video folders to another location with a different extension (similar to HideNSeek). The difference is File Copy lets you view all your files from within itself instead of having to do a "Show Files" operation first. File Copy has a few design issues that I'd still like to change, but I find it is quicker and easier than HideNSeek.
     
  8. surtr

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    RR File Locker just came out and works great.
     
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