What Kind of Information Can You Get On Your Mobile Devices?

When a new smartphone is bought, the most important thing to do in the first instant is to personalize it. As smartphone working requires detailed personal information for the smooth working of the phone, commonly, Android smartphone requires the users to submit the detailed profile information to run the phone, smoothly.

So, it is important to provide the personal information at the specified screen. In Android phones, this facility is provided in the Setting related screen. Similarly, the same facility is available in the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G phones.

When the profile info is added in the smartphone, it is stored in the various locations, such as, SIM card, external storage card and phone memory. But, the profile info is specifically stored in the phone memory in order to keep it safe and readily available for use of operating system of phone. The phone memory is the safest storage place in the Android smartphone as it cannot be copied or stolen without the approval of the user.

What Kind of Information Can You Get On Your Mobile Devices?

Though every type of information can be stored in your phone but particularly some of the information that is required by the phone for its smooth operations, mobile phone need to know your name, your email or your real world address.

 But, commonly, smartphones are made so powerful that they may acquire a lot more information. Thanks to the state of the art technology, smartphones can store your current location as well.

3 Types of Personal Information Required by Android Smartphones

Generally, three types of information are required or stored in the smartphones:

  1. Private Information
  2. Sensitive Personal Data
  3. Health information.

Examples of Personal Information

There is vast variety of personal information which can be stored and applied by the smartphones. Some of the information is entered and stored, intentionally, by the smartphone users but majority of the information is captured by the operating system of the smartphone, automatically, itself.

Some of the examples of personal information are:

  • Full name, Nickname, Address, Phone number or Email address
  • Date of Birth, Status Message, Work, Language and Country or Region
  • Photograph of the phone owner / user
  • Video recording of the owner / user; it may be CCTV captured or recording of some event, such as, class event, visit to the train station or family get-together
  • Salary record of the user, bank account or any other financial details
  • Details about the real estate or land ownership or related disputes
  • Details about the education or educational activities of the user, such as, possession of degree or any on-going candidature for a HDR / PhD
  • Any record of the membership or leadership of any association and records of the attendance of meetings
  • Medical record or other health related information of the user / owner
  • Fingerprints of phone users or blood group
  • Details of membership of any society, trade union or professional body
  • Details of the phone user’s employment
  • The facts, if the phone users is an author of a book or report
  • Details of the work documents
  • Official or private / official correspondence or related communication
  • Any other information stored in the computer which can be captured by the software of the Android phone
  • Any information / data captured / saved during the surfing Online

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About Saadat Wahid

M.A. Education, MBA (Finance) P.U. HDR (Finance) from SZABIST (Islamabad & Dubai). Now a Research Scholar at SZABIST. Currently Website Developer and Content Writer