Celebrities naked photos leak - how to protect your iPhone, Android and Windows Phone ?

Today whole world talks about leaked naked photos of well-known celebrities.
There is a lot of theories how did it happen but it all comes to a conclusion that it was caused by leak in cloud where photos were synced.

How to protect from it? Simply turn off your photos stream automatic synchronization and your photos will be safe on your phone.

Turning off iCloud synchronization in iOS

  • Go to Settings

Desktop

  • Select iCloud

iCloud

  • Select Photos

Photos

  • turn off My Photo Stream.

Photo Stream

  • Hit Delete and your device will no longer sync photos automatically to iCloud.

Turning off Google Plus synchronization for Android devices

  • Find G+ app on your home screen or in your applications' list. Open it.

Google+

  • Click in the right upper corner on the menu.

Menu

  • Click on "Settings" button.

Settings

  • Select "Auto Backup".

Auto Backup

  • Turn off synchronization by changing button state to OFF.

Turn off

  • Synchronization is turned off successfully if you see OFF button.

Turning off photos and videos synchronization to OneDrive in Windows Phone

  • Go to Settings

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or

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  • Select backup on system tab

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  • Select photos+videos

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  • Check Don't upload radio buttons

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  • Your device will no longer synchronize photos and videos automatically to OneDrive

authors: Kamil Burczyk, Przemysław Burczyk, Mateusz Pluta

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