Risky Android Apps That Should Be Deleted Immediately

Blog By fatema  |  24-08-18

we have listed some of the Android apps that might be risky for your android phone which you should delete as soon as possible.

Social media

Social media

Apps like facebook take a lot of power in your battery while it is on. We are only talking about the mobile version of the app.

Likewise, even other social media apps, like Twitter and Instagram works the same way. we might think that the hackers might be the people behind the bug but it is the app itself that takes a lot of energy and that is the reason your smartphones lag.

For instance, Facebook users usually get the mobile version of the app because it is easier to use.


Weather apps

Weather apps

It became very popular at first, but the weather apps actually have a lot of viruses in them. For instance, an app had an inbuilt trojan in it that used to collect the data from the owner's phone and sent it to the hackers. These hackers were mostly interested in credit card data.

But now the popularity of these apps have now been declining, because now it is much easier to check weather forecasts through a browser.


Built-in browsers

Built-in browsers

There are many browsers which are inbuilt by default on the phone and these are the ones which are not very popular and thus you don't seem to use it regularly, these apps are of no use and you should rather get rid of it immediately as they are only take up more space in your phone leading your battery juice gets over soon.

For instance, google chrome is usually of no use in your phone and this program doesn't have protection and this slowdown in the system.


Optimizers

Optimizers

Optimisers for your phone is supposed to take care of your phone and clear cache that eats up your space unnecessarily. The modern phones have usually this inbuilt in it which is useless, plus it eats up your battery and it also annoys you with the ads.


Browsers with additional features

Browsers with additional features

There are special features of the browsers, watching videos and streaming. But these apps have two major risks.

Firstly, there are many ads in it and who like ads popping up every time to try to do something online? This even makes it run slower.

The second main disadvantage is that the applications require access to many parts of the system, even managing calls. This is unsafe and creepy!


Antivirus programs from unknown developers

Antivirus programs from unknown developers

When the hackers arrived by hacking the phones and stealing data, mobile antivirus apps started appearing for us to assure that we are safe. But the hackers were smarter and they created apps like antivirus which steals your personal data and even block your phone.


Apps for increasing the amount of RAM

Apps for increasing the amount of RAM

There are many apps that claim that they can increase the amount of RAM are optimizers and they already have the ability to clear the cache temporarily. You cannot get more RAM than your phone already has. These can be scams and can easily collect your data.


Defragmentation apps

Defragmentation apps

Apps like these are usually popular as they are similar to the ones used in computers. As there are no hard drives on smartphones for these defragmentation apps on the phone which is why they can only analyze how much space certain programs take up. These apps are more creepy because it uses your phone’s resources and can collect your personal data.


Lie detectors

Lie detectors

Apps like these are literally too kiddish and it is solely for fun purposes and you might think that the phones in the future might have biometric sensors equipped in it and which will be able to read the heartbeat rate while answering questions.

But the apps that we have now are as useful as crystal balls which are of no use and which eats your battery. Plus, apps like these have nothing to do with your contacts and personal stuff so when they do ask you for permission to access these territories of your phone then you should not install it!







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