Often we need to delete the call logs off our smartphones, and the SMS archive too. In case you want to keep your personal information hidden from a third person, you have to delete all traces of a particular contact number, from the call logs, SMS threads and many more places depending on the phone you use. How about automatically preventing a particular number from recording call logs or SMS threads on your device? That’s right. We are talking about Reflection 5.0 application that has been developed by developers at XDA developers. The app, already in its third very iteration works like a charm in case you want a particular number from coming up in your device’s records. So here is how to use this amazing application and get secured instantly.
How To Hide Message And Call History From Specific Number
NOTE: Kindly take a complete backup of your smartphone before proceeding so that your data on your device remains safe even if something goes wrong on your device accidentally.
Step 1: First of all, you will need to download the .apk file for Reflection 5.0 from here. Once you download it on your system, connect your Android device to your system using the Data cable.
Step 2: Make sure you have selected USB Mass Storage option on your device.
Step 3: Transfer the .apk file from your system to your Android phone and tap on it on your phone to install it.
Step 4: Once the app gets installed, tap it to launch it. You will see a screen similar to the one below.
Step 5: Enter a security password for the app so that nobody else can make any changes to its settings.
Step 6: Tap on the + button on top left corner of the screen to add a particular number. Select options below the number input field like hide incoming call history, hide SMS log, hide outgoing call history etc.
That’s it. Now that particular number will be hidden from the device’s call log or SMS log instantly. The app is a must have for those who are concerned about their privacy getting compromised.