User Guides

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Choosing the right phone for you

15.10.22 07:30 PM By Craig - Comment(s)

Understand  your risks

When choosing an Omerta handset we recommend taking a simple risk assessment to identify your requirements. Understanding the level of risk helps establish your needs & you should be asking questions such as:

  1. Could you be considered a high-value target for potential hac...

Signal Private Messaging - How secure is secure?

19.08.22 08:19 PM By Craig - Comment(s)

Secure, encrypted messaging & calls

What to choose

A question often levied towards Omerta is "how secure are voice calls & messages on an Omerta handset"? The answer, which I say with absolute confidence, is "bulletproof"!

When I began my journey of designing a secure p...


21.06.22 03:12 AM By Craig - Comment(s)

Internet Access – Configuring your Smartphone

If you purchased internet access alongside your encrypted SIM card, it may be necessary to configure your access point. Use the instructions below:

Settings for R profile (standard)

  1. Go to mobile data settings (slide down the top menu & press then hold o...


18.05.22 09:38 AM By Craig - Comment(s)

You might have noticed our current "Clash of the Titans" offer we are running this weekend. If you are an Omerta owner remember don't be complacent. The tools bestowed upon your handset are not a silver bullet but a series of defences which still require you to exert caution...

Understanding risk: How your phone can breach your privacy

17.06.21 10:13 PM By Craig - Comment(s)

Understanding your phone's security

Omerta provides secure handsets that utilize leading-edge security, both in the provision of best of breed hardware designed by the world's finest minds & software which is considered so secure White House officials use it for secure communications.

This does no...

User guide updated to v1.6 - Available now to Omerta customers.

14.02.21 05:00 AM By Craig - Comment(s)

The Omerta User Guide has been updated to reflect additional software now installed on handsets & existing customers can benefit from these by downloading the apps using links within the user guide.

Highlights include a new privacy camera which pixelates peoples faces automatically & the TOR ...

Re-Google a Degoogled Phone! Accessing Googles services safely

27.08.20 04:41 PM By Craig - Comment(s)

As the title suggests,  instances may exist when you want to use Googles services even though you operate a handset which has Google PlayServices removed.

I recommend one of two approaches for this; both of which provide effective solutions without the hindrance of Googles far-reaching data grab...

Configuring your Encrypted SIM Card for internet access

21.06.20 06:40 AM By Craig - Comment(s)

The instructions below guide you through configuring your smartphone to work with an Omerta SIM card. The process can be broken into 3 distinct steps:

  1. Changing your profile
  2. Selecting your network provider
  3. Creating an Access Point Name

Each step takes a minute or so to complete and are similar to what mi...

Mask your internet usage - Configuring Tor to use with Signal & web browser

09.03.20 08:44 PM By Craig - Comment(s)

You've just bought your Omerta handset & you want immediately take advantage of the advanced privacy features; but where to start?

The part of modern computing which I love is the fact there are many ways to achieve a task  & each way will have benefits & disadvantages which means yo...

Installing apps on your phone

09.06.19 08:12 AM By Craig - Comment(s)

One benefit associated with the Omerta range of phones is your ability to configure your device and add your own applications if you so choose. All handsets come with 2 Android Market applications which enables you to easily find, install & update applications.

Android application compatibil...