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Protecting Messages

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by maverick.gugu, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. maverick.gugu

    maverick.gugu Member
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    I have a new HTC Desire. Use the "messages" frequently. I feel uncomfortable when people read my messages.
    Is there any way I can protect my messages using a password?

    -maverick
     

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  2. russoakes

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    You could download Handcent Sms from the market, it's a more customisable version of the stock messages app, it's free and you can set passwords to make it secure etc.
     
  3. maverick.gugu

    maverick.gugu Member
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    Thanks! That's a nice app.. Any more suggestions please, Sorry i'm looking for the best alternative. Isn't it not possible without any third party applications?

    Update: Handcent is very coarse. The interface is not as elegant or smooth as the in built "Messages" application. Uninstall-ed.
     
  4. tnfelipe

    tnfelipe Member
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    What about something to password protect my photos? Does anyone know?
     
  5. Slash3040

    Slash3040 Well-Known Member
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    I work at the Home Depot, need some lumber? Come a
    USA ese
    There's no password for photos or texts without a 3rd party app. However you can set an overall password on the phone to unlock it by 3x3 pattern grid in the settings. Other than that you'll just have to keeping deleting your texts lol
     
  6. Slash3040

    Slash3040 Well-Known Member
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    I work at the Home Depot, need some lumber? Come a
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    keep* english fail
     
  7. BurnCK

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    Why not just not let people use your phone ? Or lock your phone with code / pattern if you leave it lying about ? Seems like the simple / sensible thing to do....
     
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