No matter what, charm of text messages is never fading! It is still the
most used medium to communicate. Either you have to catch up with old
friends after a long time, or inform your boss at the very last minute
about coming late to office, text message is the fastest reliable medium
to opt for.
It is natural that every user will have sensitive conversation of both
personal and professional nature, which they don’t wish to be exposed to
prying eyes. Therefore, keeping your conversations private is of major
concern for the users. For this reason, the users can go beyond the
Android lock screen for protecting your text messages.
This article will help you to explore various ways to protect your text
messages from going public. Let’s begin:
Private Message Box
Private Message Box is the best way to hide your SMS, MMS, and call logs
of private contacts. The privacy of the users is the utmost preference.
You can hide your text from unauthorized access. Even if anyone has got
hold of your phone will not be able to see your texts. Private Message
Box not just hides your messages secretly, but it can also hide itself.
The app asks the users whether they want to hide it during the initial
stages. This function can also be carried out from within the app’s
In order to avail this feature, you need to set Private Message Box as
your default SMS application. This app asks this during the initial
stage and incase the users choose to skip then it is asked for later.
For fully installing the app, you have to add contacts whose messages
you need to keep private and later send messages to them within the app.
Message Locker is a specialized application available at Google Play
that is effective to keep your messages private and away from curious
people around you. In case you have to lend over a phone to a friend or
to your curious mother who'd love to know what you're up to, Message
Locker is here to help. It secures and adds a PIN / Pattern lock to all
your messaging and email apps present on your device.
Message locker ensures that your messages and emails are safe from being
accessed by anyone using your phone for time being. This app would be
blessing in disguise for those who have to lend their phones during
office meetings. Message locker app is operated by locking and assigning
a password to all your messaging, SMS, chat, texting, email apps on your
device. It does this by simply adding a PIN / Pattern to enter any of
your messaging and SMS apps. Without the PIN/Pattern no one can see your
Private Space is yet another privacy protection app that is known for
hiding your selected contacts, messages and call logs that you do not
want others to see.This app is effective for hiding all your sensitive
information. Private Space app makes a personal space on your device
where you can add all your desired contacts. By doing so, every activity
of private contacts including the incoming/outgoing messages(SMS & MMS)
and call logs will be kept in that personal space without showing any
clue in normal message box or call log history.Another magic of this app
is that it can even hide its app icon so that nobody will notice the
existence of Private Space.
Vault is a dedicated mobile app which aims to hide all private
information like pictures, SMS, videos, call logs and contacts present
on your phone. Currently, there are more than 100 million Vault users
worldwide who protect their mobile privacy while enjoying App Lock,
Private Bookmark, Incognito Browser, Cloud Backup and many other helpful
features for completely free.
Hide SMS is the last one in our list. It picks the messages you need to
keep safe and bold them behind a PIN. Use Hide content option to secure
your private messages. Main features of Hide SMS includes that all the
incoming messages for concealed conversations directly go to Keep Safe
vault. Secondly, there is an unlimited space for the storage of hidden
texts, and lastly the option to hide app from the launcher is available.
The above mentioned apps are all effective at hiding your sensitive text
messages from the Android device. Apps like Private Message Box and
Private SMS and Call allow you to hide their icons making them quite
distinct.Vault allows for the locking of text messages, pictures, and
videos generally as a complete privacy app.Message Locker locks all of
your messaging apps such as Whatsapp which is awesome.