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Tech tips: How to protect files stored in Dropbox on your Android device

Posted In Internet - By Techtiplib on Friday, November 2nd, 2012 With No Comments »

Dropbox app for Android lets you store and access files in a convenient way. But if those nosy can handle directly to your phone, data which can easily be viewed or stolen.

If you store sensitive or important files in Dropbox, you should protect them by how to set a passcode. The guide below to help you use this feature (you also see Tips to secure your Dropbox).

Get Dropbox app for your Android.

Launches Dropbox app on your Android device, press the Menu key to access the Dropbox menu. Then select Settings.

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In the settings screen Dropbox, turn key by clicking the box Passcode lock.

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After the lock code, the application will ask you to set the password. Select Turn on to enable the passcode.
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Then you will be asked to enter a 4-digit passcode.

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Enter the password again to confirm and complete the process of setting key
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After the password has been set, you will see a small notification pops up on your screen that says “Passcode set”. Now here you can select the “Erase Data” (delete data). If selected, all data current Dropbox on the device will be deleted after 10 entered the wrong code. This can be useful if your Android device is stolen.

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From this point on, each time you open the Dropbox app, it will ask for the password before allowing you to use.

Might you also like the article Tip To Speed up File Transfer on Dropbox or  Auto upload picture from camera on your Android to Dropbox.

Source PCworld

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