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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.


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.

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.

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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