NordLocker Launches on iOS and Android

The solution still lacks native apps but it can help you encrypt files on your mobile devices...

NordLocker for iPhone

NordLocker, which is an encrypted cloud storage provider developed by the same team that brought us NordVPN, announced that it’s bringing end-to-end encryption to files on smartphones by introducing iOS and Android mobile wrapper apps. This is made possible by a major change to NordLocker — the Web Access feature — which allows using the service while away from a computer.

The mobile experience

NordLocker mobile wrapper apps for Android and iOS are available for download now, while native applications are in progress. However, there is still plenty you can do with the current version. For example, you could:

  • Upload files from your device to your private cloud.
  • Reset your master password.
  • Create new encrypted cloud folders (called lockers) for your files.
  • Manage your files by renaming, deleting, moving, and previewing them in your cloud lockers.
  • Export and download files from the cloud to the device.
  • Access your Nord Account and adjust app security settings.

NordLocker has also recently launched a 2TB plan, which joins the current freemium 3 GB and the paid 500 GB plans.

The solution has recently won the Consumer Encryption Solution of the Year award by CyberSecurity Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies, and products in the global information security market.

Also, the company that covers all Nord brands has increased its bug bounty rewards by ten times on the HackerOne platform. Ethical hackers who report unknown critical vulnerabilities now can expect $50,000 or more.

Future plans

Aside from fully native apps, NordLocker is also announced a slew of other changes that are coming in the (near) future, including:

  • Third-party logins with support for Google and Apple logins for entering your Nord Account, which is the home platform to all Nord products.
  • Cloud locker sharing – to enable a safe and easy way to share your encrypted cloud lockers. Just enter the receiver’s email address to make the locker appear in their app.
  • Share via link – to allow users to share their files via a link so that the receiver can open them without NordLocker.
  • NordLocker for business – which will add functionalities such as an admin panel, user groups, and advanced security control.

By the way, NordLocker’s Premium plan is now 60% off. That’s unlimited file encryption and 500 GB of private cloud storage for just $3.19/month or 2 TB for $7.99/month. All plans come with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

On the record

“It’s a big step towards data security on the go,” says Aiste Araminaite-Pivore, Head of Product at NordLocker. “One of our core goals is to ensure that our users’ privacy does not depend on the device or operating system they use. This is why we’ve recently introduced Web Access, a feature to make sure your files are always secure and within reach.”

“Besides the native iOS and Android apps, two more features are being developed to offer our users more convenience and improve file accessibility,” added Aiste Araminaite-Pivore.

About NordLocker

NordLocker is an end-to-end file encryption tool with a private cloud. It was created by the cybersecurity experts behind NordVPN, which is our favorite VPN service.

NordLocker is available for Windows and macOS, supports all file types, offers a fast and intuitive interface, and guarantees secure sync between devices. With NordLocker, files are protected from hacking, surveillance, and data collection.

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