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What is Google Play Protect

Google introduced its Android security namely ‘Google Play Protect’. It does not come with the downloaded app. It automatically installed with the update of ‘Google Play Services’. I have checked it works with Android Jellybean, Android KitKat and the next operating system such as Android Lollipop, Android 6,7,8.

What is Google Play Protect?

Google says to let it manage the installation of apps and the users should be in the peace of mind in the palm of your hand. It is a security blanket for your android device. It scans regularly for the installed app for security. It provides guidance to users when they download an app from Google Play Store.

It is an on-access security system. It never sleeps and continues to scan and protect your device. It works with Google Play services and sandboxing methods to keep your device safe. It updates on the background and those are the silent updates and it aims to provide the latest mobile security.

Find My Device:

It has ‘Find My Device’ as a device administrator to keep track of your device. Sign in to Google Account when the device misplaced. It can remotely lock your device. Display the message on the lock screen can even erase all data to clear data from the lost device. What it enables you to control the data within your reach and even if the device misplaced, stole or lost you can control your data and keep it safe and private.

They provides full control of your data with you from ‘Find My Device’. If they misplace it, it locks the phone so that your near and dear ones if they found your device will get this message and this makes your data locked until you get the device. If your phone lost or stolen then, you can erase data remotely and completely lock your phone to safeguard your private information.

Google Play Protect always runs in the background:

The power of Google and present in each and every Android device makes it powerful and in an estimation, it is fifty billion apps scanning done by ‘Google Play Protect’ in a day to make your life easier. Apart from this all android apps go through rigorous android application scanning and sandboxing before they appear with Google Play Store. When app developer violates Google term and conditions they are suspended from providing the app to Google Play Store.

This makes running on Google Play Store stubborn, and here security of users is paramount for Google. When you download the app it scans and approved by Google beforehand. Apart from this ‘Google Play Protect’ scans billions of apps daily in million Android devices to understand the behaviour of apps and from there it also detects the harmful behaviour of rogue apps.

Apart from this with the regular updates of Google Chrome for Android, and safe browsing is preinstalled with it, warning to visitors to unsafe sites so that you get warning about it and taken back to safer sites. This keeps your Android device safer and completely negate chances of downloading of malware from a web browser.

How to enable Google Play Protect on an android phone?
  1. First makes sure before downloading app enable ‘Google Play Protect’ from Google Play Store.
  2. Open your device’s Google Play Store app
  3. Tap Menu > Play Protect icon
  4. Download apps from Google Play Store only.
  5. Before downloading app do see recommendations from Google Play Protect.
  6. Add Google accounts for backing up your device.
  7. Set a screen lock.
  8. Go to device settings and then security and the device administrator and activate ‘Find My Device’ to allow to find my device to block or erase a lost device.
  9. In this way also Google Play Services cannot be uninstalled.
  10. Then last not the least update Google Apps to receive latest Google services.
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Transforming Data into Information

Data comes in various sizes and formats. It might come in the form of audio, video files and other formats. From within different data files such as audio, it comes in the form of MP3, WMA, OGG and so on. Similar is the case with video formats. Similar the case with a file, photos, and other formats. Even Word files come up with so many formats. With due course of time, it sees the emergence of one format into the other.


All data comes up with a variety of information. Some times, in one data file the amount of information it contains cannot amplify because of larger segmentation of data in the form of multiple configurability. In one single file such as Microsoft word it can contain various formats such as PDF, music and video files and so on. So in this case one file contains large segment of data. When to convert that data file into information then one need to specify and see the amount of data convertibility. 


While conversion of data into information one need to find the exact denomination of exact conversion of all such data that transforms it into single mangeable cross platform readable data formats. Then comes another form of data such as PDF which is best for such cross platform without changing character of data, In the case with music files the prime important is the exact conversion of music files one into another. When we convert music file from one format to the other, the quality of music must store and transform from one file into another.

This is not exactly the same with files. Most of times it is not quality but the readability or legible factor in conversion of files comes into action at first. In this  file format legibility is the most important factor. That is why PDF file convertibility is the most suitable and acceptable format.

PDF is most acceptable because of its cross format and it is not the operating system dependant. It can work in every operating system. It can work in every mobile devices. That is why legibility factors always remain the same as that of original content in word files.

Converting from digital to manual format becomes easy. Same quality in terms of legibility stays out there. After seeing importance attached with such conversion most of top opearating system makers such as Google, Microsoft, Apple created their own format to suit best for their customers.

One example is Windows Media Audio for audios and Windows Media Videos for videos from Microsoft. It has its own Microsoft Word document format. Now, one can convert Microsoft Word format from one format to another such as Open Office format. Even Microsoft Word format through out these years of its development and release of various formats has different formats.

This goes onto signify that with the advent of such various formats Microsoft even realising that it needs to develop and showcase these in the future times in order to provide qwualitative output of its word files. Single most important factor of data conversion into information is the quality of conversion so that it secures and preserve data almost similar to its original content.