The HERO app promises more security for Android phones. The free service offers virus protection during use and in banking, shielding against hackers over Wi-Fi connections, suspicious browser alerts, and password-blocking apps. In addition, those interested in extending the life of the smartphone find solutions to improve the performance of the device and save battery.
The tool is useful for users concerned with phone security, as it offers dynamic mechanisms capable of detecting dangers on the Internet, enhancing the privacy of personal data and enhancing the experience with the device. The app is available for free download from the official Google store, Google Play. Check it out in the following tutorial prepared by dnetc, how to use the main functions of the HERO app. Remember that the software is not compatible with Apple's iPhone (iOS).
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HERO app ensures Android security and performance improvements Photo: Rodrigo Fernandes / dnetc
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Step 1. Download HERO from the dnetc page. When you open the app, sign up for the platform by entering your phone number and DDD. Proceed to "Enter". Then enter the code received by SMS and tap the "Continue" button;
Access HERO by your mobile number Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. Complete registration by filling in your name and mobile name. Then grant the application permission to access the device files and their location.
Confirm HERO app registration for Android Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Enable cell phone virus protection
Step 1. From the home screen, select "Scan for viruses" to have the application scan for malicious files in all mobile applications. Then see the result on the screen of possible threats and suspicious files;
Check if your phone is infected with viruses using the HERO app Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. Still in the home menu, turn on the "Secure Wi-Fi" switch to enable wireless network protection when accessing a VPN. Confirm the action on the "OK" button;
HERO makes your Internet connection more secure Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 3. Press the "Safe Browsing" key to enable Internet access protection. Complete your choice under "OK";
HERO function identifies whether open browser pages are safe or dangerous Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 4. You will be directed to the Android Accessibility settings. Access the "HERO" option and give permission;
Enable permission for HERO to be able to identify malicious web pages Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 5. Once that is done, you will be warned when accessing a suspicious page in Chrome for Android. Return to HERO and open the category or site options to determine which pages will be considered inappropriate by the software.
Determine what type of page to be considered inappropriate by HERO Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Improve phone performance
Step 1. Go to the "Optimizer" tab and tap "Speed up phone". Allow the app to perform the "Grant" procedure. Select the "Speed up mobile" option again so that the platform reduces the memory consumption of the smartphone the amount of screen space displayed automatically;
HERO improves performance of Android phone Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. Choose "Free Space" to remove unnecessary files from your phone. Then select the options you want to delete and finish by pressing again "Free space";
HERO app frees up mobile memory space to speed up performance Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 3. Use the "Save Battery" option to open the power consumption settings. Choose "Fast Saving" to have the app disable features like Bluetooth, flashlight, Wi-Fi, and screen brightness and increase battery life;
HERO offers solutions to improve the battery life of the phone Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 4. Select the "Password protect apps" option to block apps. At the next screen, enter your password;
HERO lets you lock mobile apps with password Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 5. Then choose the lock type and determine the applications that will be locked with the secret code;
Manually select applications that will be password locked by HERO Foto: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 6. The "Cool Mobile" item is responsible for decreasing the temperature of the device, and the "Accelerate Games" closes applications that compromise game performance. Under "Clear Notifications", the platform will remove alerts from its notification center;
HERO also lets you cool your phone's temperature and optimize gaming performance Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 7. In the "Cloud" tab you can download the Cloud by Hero app, which delivers 5 GB of free space for cloud storage. The "Family" icon directs you to download the Famlia by Hero app, capable of monitoring children's activity by mobile. In "Help Desk" you can talk to an app consultant about security issues. The option is also available by tapping the robot icon in the upper left corner of the screen.
HERO provides links to other apps from the manufacturer Foto: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
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