We are all using Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, and other social media apps on our smartphone, but one thing concerned about social networking services is the privacy of users. All these services have many privacy control preferences to protect users’ privacy, but many users aren’t aware of these controls or don’t know how to use them.

Usually, people install the app, leave the default settings enabled and start using the service, but this can have a significant impact on your online privacy. If you’re not careful, you could be forfeiting your privacy and putting yourself at risk.

Scan apps on Android using Jumbo
Scan apps on Android using Jumbo

Here is how to scan your Social media apps, such as Facebook, Twitter, and other apps like Google, Messages, Amazon, Gmail, Alexa, etc. installed on your Android smartphone to pinpoint privacy holes.

How to scan apps on your phone using Jumbo

Jumbo – Privacy + Security, developed by 2121 Atelier, Inc., is a new tool for Android that scans the apps on your phone to help you detect and close privacy holes. You can use Jumbo to check Google, Facebook, Twitter, and other apps’ privacy and security settings. The developer of the app will soon support other popular apps like Instagram, Linkedin, etc.

To identify privacy holes of Social media apps installed on your Android, follow the below steps:

  • Download and install the Jumbo app from the Play Store (link).
  • Launch Jumbo, read, and agree to the privacy policy.
  • Tap on Scan your first app > Choose a recommended app > or tap on ‘View other apps’ for privacy check.
  • Now, sign in to the relevant app, Jumbo start scan the app.
  • It will provide the scan report with items that need your attention.

As said in the report, you can see which items need your attention and why. So, perform the recommended action to safeguard your privacy or ignore it if it isn’t a matter for you.

How to check Data Breach using Jumbo

Jumbo has a tool to check your email address for data beach. It checks your email address on haveibeenpwned.com and shows any data breaches for your email.

  • Open Jumbo app, tap on Protect > and select Data Breach
  • Enter your email address and tap on OK.
  • It will show a data breach for your email along with items that need your attention.

FYI, using Jumbo has many advantages. It helps you increase your security and privacy on Google, Facebook and other sites. You can delete your old tweets, old Facebook posts, and your voice recordings on Amazon Alexa and many more features.

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