If you are using Dropbox and SugarSync Android apps to store and access data on your Android devices, then you can add an extra layer to protect your data on these two cloud storage Android apps. No, I’m not pitching to add another Android app just for security purpose, but its something a feature hidden in Dropbox and SugarSync Android app setting menu. Apart from having a strong login password, you can configure Dropbox and SugarSync Android app to secure your files. Enjoy this utterly simple image tutorial to protect your data on Dropbox and SugarSync Android app.
How To Protect Data On Dropbox and SugarSync Android App
- Tap and open Dropbox Android app. Sign in.
- Move on to Dropbox Android App settings menu.
- Tick the Passcode Lock. Enable it.
- And enter the desired Passcode to protect and secure files on Dropbox Android app.
- You can also opt to wipe off all the files after 10 failed attempts. It’s that simple.
- Tap and open SugarSync Android app.
- Move on to SugarSync Android App Settings menu.
- Opt for “Use Pin”.
- Enter the desired 4 digit PIN to secure the files stored in SugarSync Android app.
- Now you are done with securing your content stored in SugarSync Android app.
- You can change the code whenever you want.
Now every time, you try to sign-in, upload files to your Dropbox and SugarSync Android app, you’ll be prompted to provide the Pass-code to further use the two cloud storage Android apps.
Apart from that tweak above, make sure
- You are using a strong password.
- You sign-out when these Android apps are not in use.
- Try to access that in home network, use it on publicly available Wi-Fi network, when necessary.
- I would also recommend you not to store highly personal or confidential data on these online cloud storage.
So that’s how you can secure your data on these cloud storage Android apps, without having to follow any tantrums.
If you are looking something similar for Windows PC, you can try CloudFogger.
So enjoy the secure content on your cloud storage Android apps.