We know your Android phone isn’t encrypted, so here’s how you encrypt it in a few easy steps

Over the last few weeks due to the Apple vs. FBI case, pervasive media coverage of that case, and consequently a growing concern throughout the world regarding our digital privacy, the word encryption seems to be on many people’s minds. Of course that doesn’t mean that many people have actually encrypted their device(s).

Statistically speaking if you are using an Android phone then there is very little chance that your device has been encrypted – according to reports only 10% of the 1.4 billion Android devices have been encrypted.  Most iPhones are already encrypted, close to all (here’s a list of alternative ways to encrypt your iPhone should you choose to bypass Apple’s under-siege encryption) in fact, but because of Google being a bit late to the party apropos encryption their phones are wide open.

How do I encrypt my Android phone?

First of all if you are running Android 6.0 your device is already encrypted. You can stop reading here. If you’re running an…

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