It’s hard to imagine life without a smartphone these days. They make our lives more convenient by helping us in so many ways. But did you know your smartphone can also help to keep you safe? Here are some of the apps that you can download to your Android today to stay safer.
StaySafe is an app for smartphones that provides protection for people working on their own. Some jobs involve working alone, and the app helps to keep you safe if you are in the same situation.
For example, you may visit a property if you work in real estate, and you can use the app to track your location so someone else knows where you are, check-in safely when you arrive and request help if you find yourself in an emergency.
Weather Live Free
No matter where you are going, knowing what the weather will do is important not just for your convenience but also for your personal safety. This weather app will provide you with accurate weather forecasts wherever you are. You can then check the forecast before you go out, which can help you to avoid getting trapped in a snowstorm or worse.
The LifeSaver app provides you with a tool to stay safer when you drive. Smartphones are great, but it can also be tempting to check yours at all times, even when you are driving. This app stops you from doing that.
It locks your phone when driving so you cannot use it, and you can also get alerts when a family member arrives safely at their destination, providing you with peace of mind. If you are using it while you drive, it will also alert your family members not to contact you because you are driving.
IGoSafely is a useful app that is designed with personal safety in mind. It is a security alarm that has a selection of features, and you can use it to alert your contacts if you cannot text or call. Simply set it up, then arm the app when you are in a potentially dangerous situation.
If the situation turns into an emergency, just shake your phone or unplug your headphones, and this will send alerts to your emergency contacts along with your GPS position. It will continue to alert them every minute with your location as well as an audio recording.
Video Surveillance Ivideon
The Ivideon app is a video monitoring app that you can use along with surveillance cameras in your home to check that everything is OK when you are not there. It has support for multiple locations, and it updates you on events to give you peace of mind. It’s simple to use, and it also allows you to watch video with sound online as well as store video securely in the cloud.
Use Your Phone to Stay Safer
These are some of the best apps that you can download to your Android device to stay safer wherever you are and whatever you are doing. So try them today and enjoy greater peace of mind as you go about your business.
Molly Mills is a Mom who lives by her To Do lists to keep her life organized and as stress free as possible. She writes about ways you can use technology to de-stress and get everything done.