Cleaning Android applications
To clean smartphones equipped with the Google Android operating system, the user can through the “Settings / Apps / All Apps” menu items remove the applications that were not used in 2019, as this saves memory space and maintains a shipment. the battery.
For applications that cannot be uninstalled, they can be disabled at least.
In addition, the user must verify the app permissions, and fear should not leak to the user with every query from the device, even if the applications claim that they are in urgent need of these permissions.
The German portal indicated that it is better not to change the permissions of Google Play Store or Google Play Services as well as the Android System Webview application, but with the rest of the applications it is necessary to verify the permissions granted to them.
The German Technologies portal recommends installing a secure data browser for Android phones such as Mozilla Firefox or Firefox Focus and the safe version. Initially the user should configure the browser properly, including installing useful plug-ins like Blocker Ublock Origin or Cookie AutoDelete.
Which allows initially to set cookies, for websites to run smoothly, and then remove them immediately after that, and additional tools can be found under the item Add-ons in the browser menu bar.
IOS applications and permission checks
Usually all apps are listed in the settings menu, and here the same rule applies; where the user has to remove the applications, which were not used during 2019, and the application’s permissions can be checked in the settings menu as well; all permissions should be withdrawn if they seem unreasonable Or it has not been used for a long time, or if it has never been needed, such as access to the site.
The Safari browser is the default browser for your iPhone smartphone and other mobile devices from Apple, and through the Firefox Focus tracking protection function, browser functionality can be improved.
To use this function, the user must download the Focus application from the application store, then open the browser and merge this functionality with it, after which the device settings menu should be opened, go to “Safari / Content Blockers / Activate Focus”, in addition, the Safari browser must be properly configured .