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Enhance OneDrive Data Security on Android

-- Wednesday, December 02, 2015
OneDrive is a place to store your Android data, for example, your selfies, photos and videos of family, friends, and loved ones, Microsoft files of work, PDF of a confidential document, and more. However, it is not absolutely safe. Storing some private contents onto cloud storage can be dangerous if your Android phone that remembers the account is lost and picked up by someone who plots to steal your privacy. Luckily, there is a built-in feature called passcode setting, which allows you to lock your OneDrive and enhance OneDrive data security on Android with password only known by yourself.

Passcode Setting: Enhance OneDrive Data Security on Android

Step 1 Go to Settings
Connect your Android phone to an available Wi-Fi hotspot nearby, or turn on mobile network. Launch OneDrive app your Android phone. Then sign into your account. Next, hit the menu button (three-bar icon) and choose "Settings" in the pop-up.

OneDrive Settings

Step 2 Turn on Passcode
Scroll down the Settings page. If you have not enabled the password setting, you will see the option "Passcode Off". Choose it. In the Passcode page, switch the toggle "Require code". This will turn passcode feature on to require use of a 4 digit code to use this application.

Turn on Passcode

Step 3 Enter 4 Digit Code
Please provide a 4 digit code. In the next screen, re-enter your new code. This will be required t use OneDrive app.

OneDrive Enter Passcode

Passcode will help you well prevent your Android files on OneDrive from leaking. You can feel safe to upload files to OneDrive from now on.

Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.