Andrognito for Android hides your files with triple-layer encryption


Developer: CODEXDownload: Android
Genre: ToolsPrice: Free (with in-app purchases)

Andrognito is a free app that makes it super-easy to turn your smartphone into a secure stash for your most sensitive data. Although it has a merry, colorful interface, the app offers three layers of encryption for your priavacy needs, hiding all the personal data you wish in real time. Like most encryption apps, this one lets you protect your files with a PIN code or a password that only you know. And if you forget it, just answer the security question The app works really fast too, thanks to its "Flash Mode" feature.

Andrognito hides all kinds of files, including essential stuff like documents, images, videos, archives, and even apps. It's also a stealthy kind of "hide my stuff!" app, being able to lure your intruders into a decoy vault, or launch into an "invisible mode" that hides it from the app drawer and opens it through the dialer. Allegedly, Andrognito also resists brute-foce attacks by automatically locking itself for 15 minutes after 3 failed logins. While we can't know that for certain yet, it should give you some additional peace of mind.

Finally, Andrognito's Automatic Vault Backup feature makes sure you don't lost your data, even in the event of uninstalling the app. Although you will have to unhide it so you can use it again, this is hardly a problem.

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13 Comments

1. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Is that a WP app? Arghhh! Google should take some steps for forcing devs to follow Android's design language (material/holo) for their apps, atleast for those in Google play.

2. wilsong17 unregistered

I don't see window title... so now app can't have colors

4. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Well not just the colors, the round buttons on the bottom, overly flat UI, and the comic book font, all that is WP esque. Actually that's a mix of language. Burns my eyes.

3. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

and how would that solve the design mis-match ? Most of the android world is dominated by TouchWiz design. Not to mention every OEM has its design except GPE, Motorola or Nexus devices. Simply changing the design to suit android L is not the solution. Google should force its design on OEMs just like it did with Android Wear. But the chances of that happening is less since because when it comes to Android, sadly, Google needs Samsung more then Samsung needs Google.

5. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Well I wish we had a native theme engine in android, so we could have customized android for our likings. It's a shame that android being touted as a customizable OS, yet doesn't have native theming :(

7. wilsong17 unregistered

Well root or built your own custom roms

8. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Its not for average joe. Also, just to root for a more coherent theme design is not a compelling reason especially when involves a chance of bricking your device. Plus custom ROMs often come with bugs and may impair OTA updates. Also, it is well established that Custom ROM consume more juice. That's why hardly 1% droid owners actually bother with rooting.

12. wilsong17 unregistered

Try themes... you are wrong about custom roms consume more power... with a custom rom you have the power to do anything...

6. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Google should allow functionality altering and not aesthetics altering in android. Sounds right.

10. JMartin22

Posts: 2388; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

TouchWiz is soo bad, yet it's used by more than anything else on the market right now because it's SAMSUNG'S UI and it's it's actually desired by customers for that fact.

11. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Yup. No matter how bad TouchWiz is designed no one can deny the fact that it is the most feature rich UI.

13. LikeMyself

Posts: 631; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

Rooting not for avg Joe? U kidding? Towelroot apk roots your phone in less than 15 sec and is fully reversible! But HTC and Moto not supported though!

9. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Nice. Good to see apps that stop brute force attacks.

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