Android smartphones have evloved a lot and they are no longer some hand-held devices that could be used only for making calls or sending messages.

You can use your phone for a lot of purposes and one of them is using it to detect hidden cameras.

With new forms of technologies being discovered every single day, people trying to misuse them are also increasing in large numbers and a majority of them try to use hidden cameras for illegal and immoral purposes.

If you are someone who travels to many places and stays at different hotels every time or if you are a shopaholic, then you have to worry about these hidden cameras.

You might have read in the news or even heard from people about these hidden cameras and how dangerous they are.

People use hidden cameras for various purposes like recording your activity, spying on you and some of the may even use it hack into your house by learning about your passwords or other confidential information.

So, here is a simple way to detect hidden cameras anywhere you go using nothing but your Android phone which you have with you.

This trick is very simple but could be extremely useful to get out such dangerous situations or environments.

How To Detect Hidden Cameras With Android Phone

Step 1:

Download the below app from the Google Play Store and install it on your Android phone.

Hidden Camera Detector
Hidden Camera Detector
Developer: FutureApps
Price: Free
  • Hidden Camera Detector Screenshot
  • Hidden Camera Detector Screenshot

Step 2:

Open the app and you will be presented with two different options to detect hidden cameras with Android phone.

Detect Hidden Cameras

Step 3:

Select the ‘Detect Camera By Radiation Meter’ option if you suspect that there is a hidden camera somewhere in particular.

This feature will use the magnetometer sensor on your Android phone to detect any kind of hidden camera in your place.

Detect Hidden Cameras

All you have to do is to take your phone near the place where you think a hidden camera is placed and if your phone detects it, it will instantly make a beeping sound .

Step 4: 

If you don’t have any idea whether a camera is hidden in your place or if you are in a dark room, then you can use the Detect Infrared Camera option.

This option will use your Android phone’s camera to detect for the hidden camera and using the infrared light from the camera, it will alert you by showing you a white light.

Detect Hidden Cameras

That white light on your screen is from the hidden camera and if you can see it, then it means that there is a camera hidden at that place.

Step 5: 

You can also follow these tips for when you are still concerned about a hidden camera at your place.

If you find anything suspicious, immediately report to the concerned authorities and try to leave that place as soon as possible.

Apparently there is more than a 10% chance that you might find a hidden camera at your bedroom, changing room or at the bathroom.

So, beware and be careful and share this with your friends to help them also to be safe.

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