Protect Mobile Privacy with "Blur Application Screen"

Appdome’s  ‘blur the mobile app screen’ is an important part of mobile app privacy and data loss prevention. Sensitive application data can leak through screenshots taken by the user or cached by the OS. Blurring the mobile app screen can be used to obscure screenshots or block the device’s screenshots and prevent the sensitive mobile data from being exposed.

This Knowledge Base article provides step-by-step instructions to use the Blur Application Screen feature in Appdome’s Mobile Security Suite to blur mobile app screens and obscure screenshots in any Android or iOS app.

We hope you find it useful and enjoy using Appdome!

Protect Mobile Privacy and Data using Appdome

Appdome is a mobile integration platform as a service (iPaaS) that allows users to add a wide variety of features, SDKs and APIs to Android and iOS apps easily. Using a simple ‘click to add’ user interface, Appdome allows anyone to implement application screen blurring to any mobile app – in seconds, no code or coding required.

Using Appdome, there are no development or coding prerequisites. Users merely upload an Android or iOS app, select Blur Application Screen, and click “Build My App.” There is no requirement to implement UI Window specific functions or to get hold of the windows for all the 3rd party code or Android or iOS apps. The Appdome technology adds Blur Application Screen and relevant standards, frameworks, and more to the app automatically, with no manual development work at all.

Blur Application Screen is part of the Mobile Privacy that is included under Appdome’s Security Suite. When Blur Application Screen is enabled, the built app will blur the app preview screen when it is minimized and sent to the background. By blurring the screen, sensitive data is not visible to external bystanders. For more information on these types of controls, check out this blog.

Prerequisites for using Blur Application Screen

In order to use Appdome’s no code implementation of Blur Application Screen, you’ll need:

How to Blur Mobile App Screen Using Appdome

Follow these step-by-step instructions to add Blur Application Screen to any Android and iOS mobile App:

Upload a Mobile App to Your Account

Please follow these steps to add a mobile app to your Appdome account.

If you don’t have an Appdome account, click here to create an account.

 From the “Build” tab, Add Blur Application Screen

Select the Build Tab. Beneath the Build Tab, you will find several service options. Select Security, and then Mobile Privacy.

  1. Click on the toggle to enable Blur Application Screen
  2. Click Build My App

The technology behind Build My App has two major elements – (1) a microservice architecture filled with 1000s of code sets needed for mobile integrations, and (2) an adaptive code generation engine that can recognize the development environment, frameworks and methods in each app and match the app to the relevant code-sets needed to add Blur Application Screen functionality to the mobile app in seconds.

Congratulations! When Appdome’s technology completes your mobile integration project (usually in about 30 seconds), you’ll see the notification below. You now have a mobile app built with Appdome’s “Blur Application Screen” feature.

What to do After I Build My App?

After you successfully build an app, you need to sign the app in order to deploy it. You can also brand or customize a built app on Appdome. Read this Knowledge Base article to learn what to do after you successfully build an app. It explains both optional steps and required steps.

How Do I Learn More?

To zoom out on this topic, visit  Appdome for Mobile App Security on our website.

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

Thank you!

Thanks for visiting Appdome! Our mission is to make mobile integration easy. We hope we’re living up to the mission with your project. If you don’t already have an account, you can sign up for free.

Paul Levasseur

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