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Secure device and personal information

Securing your device and personal information is a vital concern. Protect your important applications, including contacts, email, and bank accounts.


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Protect your security and personal information

Learn how to protect your wireless device as soon as you receive it:
  • Add a password to access the device.
  • Allow for automatic updates.
  • Enable features like fingerprint readers and GPS tracking.
  • Install antivirus and anti-theft apps.
  • Back up your contacts.
  • Back up your photos and videos.
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Maintain device security

To help protect your device and personal information:
  • Change passwords often.
  • Update virus and spyware definitions daily.
  • Scan downloads with your antivirus app.
  • Update software and apps automatically.
  • Manually update apps that don’t update automatically.
  • Use secure Internet connections.
  • Only visit secure websites.
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Use AT&T apps to secure and protect your device

Check out these AT&T applications1 to secure and protect your device and personal information:

AT&T Mobile Security & Call Protect
AT&T Mobile Security & Call Protect helps protect your device from unsafe apps and files and leverages the power of the AT&T network to provide you with more protection from nuisance calls.

AT&T Messages Backup & Sync 
AT&T Messages Backup & Sync stores text and picture messages in the cloud.

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