Disadvantages of encrypting android phone

Disadvantages of encrypting android phone

I believe those that are on this post understood the word encrypting, but to be on the same page i will briefly explain "encrypting" encrypting is all about safeguarding and protecting our files most importantly the needed one's against external reach which could be from friends, family neighbors or in our businesses and do know that encrypting can be done virtually on everything that contains or pocesses files such as SD-card, Laptop and Android phone which is the point am going to be covering today "Android phone encrypting disadvantages".



Why android phone encrypting disadvantages?

This many are curious whether to encrypt files on their android phone because they believe everything that as advantages must surely have it's disadvantages which is the best thing you should know before carrying out encryption on your android phone.



Disadvantages of encrypting android phone

  • Useless if your encrypt android phone is factory reset
  • Not much android phone support this feature
  • Android phone encrypting could make your phone not to function properly 
  • Encryption on Android phone takes time 
  • Don't forget your android phone encrypting password


1). Useless if your encrypt android phone is factory reset: If your encrypted android phone is flashed using flashing tool everything will be wipe off which is the number one downside of encrypting an android device.


2). Not much android phone support this feature: Only some latest android devices comes with this feature and do know that third party apps can never encrypt your android device fully like the built-in encryption but some specifically have section on your android phone that they can encrypt for you. so you need to upgrade to have access to this feature.


3). Android encryption could makes your phone not to function properly: Some android phone which undergone encryption may became very slow thus causing your phone to malfunction.


4). Encryption on android phone takes time: When carrying out encryption on your android phone do know that time is required for this action which could even take up to an hour or two for it to be successful and during this period you can not use or access your phone.


5). Don't forget your android phone encryption password: You are more or less an external forces trying to get into your files without your consent if you forgot the encryption password because each time you want to access your files you need to enter the password or pattern correctly.


That is that about android phone encryption so it your choice to decide whether to carry out encryption on your android phone or not.



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