From pattern locks to the controversial face unlock, there are a number of different ways you can secure your Android phone's lockscreen. Some methods are clearly more secure than others, but it comes down to user preference at the end of the day. So, which lockscreen security type do you prefer and why?
All-in-One Android Housekeeping with Clean Master
Unfortunately, it has come to our attention that the developer of this app was in violation of forum rules. As such, we have removed both the application and its creator from XDA.
With constant ROM flashing, installing and uninstalling apps, modifying themes, and tweaking systems, Android smartphones can collect a large number of redundant files over time. And unless you know exactly where to look, and what to look for, you will never keep your system completely clean of these files. This is where Clean Master comes in. Clean Master is an all-in-one Android cleaning app, developed by XDA Senior Member ksmobile. As well as removing useless redundant files, it will also erase your device history, wipe any private data, uninstall apps and act as a task killer. In order to clear your devices history and remove any private data, Clean Master will erase various device cache and redundant files. It will also erase your browser history, clipboard data and history of various messaging and web apps. In order to ensure apps are fully uninstalled, Clean Master also offers you the opportunity to uninstall apps with one click of a button. With a built in task killer, Clean Master allows you to kill any background apps in order to free up RAM and potentially save battery power. A full feature list is provided by the dev:
1. History Eraser
Clean residual files
2. Privacy Protection.
Clean selected messages (SMS&MMS)
Clean selceted call logs
Clean Google search history
Clear clipboard data
Protect other app privacy such as wechat, whatsapp, etc. 3. Kill running tasks/release RAM/1Tap Boost
4. Application manager
Backup If you want to get your Android device clean and free of junk files, head on over to the app thread.
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