How To Unhack Your Phone?

how to unhack your phone

How to Unhack your Phone?

With the advancement in technology, Hacking of Android mobile phones is also increasing. Many times, this question has been asked that how to unhack your phone? Well there are many ways to do so. We will be discussing an easy way by which you will be able to unhack your phone & secure your data.

Have you ever thought that some body else might be accessing your phone? Or having an eye on your activities & messages? The answer will be definately No as we do not consider this issue which become a source of great danger for us. There are numerous malware & trojans that come along with different applications when you download them from Internet. After the installation fo those apps, these trojans start accessing your phone control & transfer it to hacker hand. He will be able to access different permissons of your phone.

We are going to discuss several ways by which you can Unhack your phone. Whichever method is appropriate to your situation, you can follow that method.

If you think your phone has been hacked 

Run an Antivirus scan

If you think that your phone has been hacked & somebody else is remotely accessing your data, then without resetting your phone, you can run a quick scan through some good antivirus like Avast, Kaspersky, Lookout Security & Antivirus, etc. You must have updated & activate/Full version so that they can run in depth scan & search for all those malware/programs which are the reason for hacking of your phone. Although there are many antivirus apps on Play Store but we have listed best 5 Antivirus apps to help secure your phone.

Look for Unknown apps  

Navigate to installed apps directory & check whether there is any unknown app or not. If there is some kind of unknown app, then immediately remove that because that is surely a malware or trojan that might be the reason for hacking of your phone.

Factory Reset your Android Phone when it has been Hacked

If hacker has taken the control of your phone & you are not able to access to phone data or whatever, then the best option for you is to go for factory resetting your phone. Do remember, factory resetting will remove whole content of your phone & will bring back it to its original state when you have for the first time switched on your phone.
Factory Resetting method is only suggested when you are not able to access any thing on your phone & you are worried that secret files, images, videos, or media can be misused by Hacker.

 Factory Reset when Android Phone is fully functional

For a fully functional Android device,
- Navigate to Settings.

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- Scroll down to Bottom where it says "Backup & Reset". Open it.
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- On the bottom, you will see "Factory Data Reset" Tab. Tap it.
 
- It will open up a warning in front of you that will tell that factory resetting will erase all the data on your device. Tap on "Rest Phone". It will ask you for Pin code if you have enabled or security passcode.
 
- Once you have entered that passcode, it will bring you to final page where "Erase Everything" button will erase all the data of your phone & it will be brought back to its original state.

 Factory Reset when Device is not Functional 

 First of all, Shut down your device either switching it off or turning battery out & inserting it in again.
Press & Hold correct keys pattern to bring phone into recovery mode. This combination of keys vary device to device Like
  •   - Nexus 7: Volume Up + Volume Down + Power
  •   - Motorola Droid X: Home + Power
  •   - Samsung Galaxy S3: Volume Up + Home + Power
In the same way, different devices use different keys pattern for bringing phone into recovery mode. You can find this combination for googling your device name with recovery mode.

Once, you have pressed that keys combination, your device will be switched on. You will see an image of "Android" lying on its back & its internal has been opened.

There will be several options. Use Volume Up & Volume Down buttons in order to scroll the options to "Recovery Mode". 

Press the "Power Button". You will see Android logo with a red triangle. 

Hold down "Power Button" & tap "Volume Up"  button. It will show you Android system recovery menu at the very top of the screen.


Select "Wipe Data/Factory Reset" with the Volume Up/Down buttons & press "Power Button" to activate it. It will start erasing all the data of your device & it will be brought back to original position.

If during factory resetting, your device is lagging & getting freeze, you can press "Power Button" to restart your cell phone.

Alternate Method: Working if your device is functional & you want to know which apps are remotely accessing your Mobile permissions

Unhack is an Android security app that will see the behaviour of all the apps running on your Phone. It will see that which which application is accessing which which permission. It will monitor every app & will tell you that which app is accessing SMS, Camera, Gallery images, & much more.

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After the installation of unhack app, you will see a window which will tell you about those apps which can access SMS, Contacts, Internet Connection, Camera, Call log, etc. It will also tell you that which apps are using your SD card. It will also tell things which these apps can do with these permissions like
  • -They can access all of your personal & important document files.
  • -They can access messages & can delete messages without your knowledge.
  • -They can also delete saved files.
  • They can access personal gallery photos.

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With Unhack app, you can block the permissions to specific apps. In this way, you will be able to unhack your phone. It will also enhance your Phone security.

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