How to Block Speed Hacking, Prevent Mobile Game Cheating

Last updated May 24, 2021 by Alan Bavosa

Learn 3 Easy Steps to Block Speed Hacking and prevent hackers from changing clock speed to cheat in Android games. No Code, No SDK.

What is Speed Hacking?

Speed Hacking is a game cheating technique where a player in a mobile game modifies the clock speed in order to move much faster than is otherwise possible, giving an advantage in the game. Here are some of the top ways game cheaters use Speed Hacking to cheat mobile games:

  • Change internal clock speed to make a character run faster
  • Change ‘sleep time’ in a game to allow a character to recover from a setback faster, or to build up strength faster or to
  • Change game settings or in-app values to remove waiting or recovery time in between game stages or sequences
  • Use code injection to change game values or logic (e.g.: You can gain ammo by firing your weapon instead of losing ammo). Many cheating tools such as GameGuardian and Cheat Engines often come with built-in speed hacking tools or capabilities. Keep reading to learn how to use Appdome to protect mobile apps/games against Speed Hacking and other game cheating and hacking tools.

    How to Block Speed Hacking to Prevent Mobile Game Cheating

    Appdome’s  Block Speed Hacking feature protects mobile games against cheating. Appdome detects apps or methods that change the app’s “sleep times”, alter the system clock time or clock speed for the purpose of gaining a speed advantage to cheat in Android games.

    3 Easy Steps to Block Speed Hacking in Android apps to prevent cheating in mobile games. 

    Please follow these 3 easy steps to add Block Speed Hacking to any Android app to prevent hackers and cheaters from cheating in mobile games. 

    1. Upload an Android app (.apk)
    2. In the Build Tab, under Anti-Fraud, Select Block Speed Hacking (shown below)
    3. Click Build My App


    block speed hacking android


    Congratulations! The app can now defend itself against Speed Hacking and other game cheating tools and cheat engines.



    Appdome’s no-code mobile app security platform offers mobile developers, DevSec and security professionals a convenient and reliable way to prevent cheating in Android apps using Block Speed Hacking. When an Appdome user clicks “Build My App,” Appdome leverages a microservice architecture filled with 1000s of security plugins, and an adaptive code generation engine that matches the correct required plugins to the development environment, frameworks, and methods in each app.


    Here’s what you need to build secured Android apps with Block Speed Hacking enabled.  

    No Coding Dependency

    Using Appdome, there are no development or coding prerequisites to build secured apps with Block Speed Hacking and prevent cheating in mobile games. There is no SDK and no library to manually code or implement in the app. The Appdome technology adds the relevant standards, frameworks, and logic to the app automatically, with no manual development work at all.

    How to Sign & Publish Secured Mobile Apps Built on Appdome  

    After successfully securing your app using Appdome, there are several available options to complete your project, depending on your app lifecycle or workflow. These include 


    Or, see this quick reference Releasing Secured Android & iOS Apps built on Appdome. 

     How to Learn More

    Check out the following related KB articles:

    Block Game Guardian cheating tools

    Block Magisk Android Rooter

    Check out blogs on Appdome Mobile Fraud Prevention

    If you have any questions, please send them our way at or via the chat window on the Appdome platform.

    Or request a demo at any time.

    Thank you!

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