Camera Guard PRO - Webcam Blocker APK

Version 5.0 - com.protectstar.cameraguardprofessional
Last updated: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 23:36:26 UTC

Camera Guard™ 3 PRO Camera Protection Blocker against hackers & spyware scanner

APP Information

Download Version 5.0 (5000)
Apk Size5.71 MB
App DeveloperProtectStar Inc.
Malware CheckUNKNOWN
Install on Android5.0 and up
App Packagecom.protectstar.cameraguardprofessional.apk

Download Camera Guard PRO - Webcam Blocker 5.0 APK

App Description

Camera Guard PRO - Webcam Blocker is protectstar,cameraguardprofessional,tools,camera,guard, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 5 by 15 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit ProtectStar Inc. website who developed it. com.protectstar.cameraguardprofessional.apk apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 5.0 and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of 5.0 Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 1230+ times on store. You can also download com.protectstar.cameraguardprofessional APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.


★★★★★ Camera Blocker to prevent spying
★★★★★ This app makes sure that no hacker or spy can observe you
★★★★★ Intelligent Deep Detective™ detects even previously unknown attacks
★★★★★ NEW: Deep Detective™ Live: Anti-Spyware Scanner (subscription)
★★★★★ Protectstar™ apps are preferred by more than 2,000,000 users in 123 countries

This app uses the Device Administrator's permission.
This app uses Accessibility services.

Camera Guard™ from ProtectStar™ makes sure that no hacker or spy can observe you. With just one single click the camera, of your smartphone will be wholly protected against Surveillance.

Prevent spying and end unattractive taping
Not only millions of users but also famous company founders and security experts from the FBI tape over the webcam of their devices. 

With good reason: Everything and everybody is spied on! We know this since June 2013 when whistle-blower Snowden revealed the first NSA documents. Since then, increasingly threatening details are being constantly uncovered. 
But not only have hackers found solutions to misuse the webcam without a warning signal to the user.

See nothing – Complete Camera Protection
With only one click, the protection is activated, and Camera Guard™ blocks all apps and processes that try to access the camera and webcam of your smartphone. Every attempted security breach will be reported.

While all accesses and warnings are conveniently protocolled in the log file, the intelligent Deep Detective™ detects even previously unknown attacks.

A smart invention against (un)known threats
Deep Detective™ Live: Anti Spyware Scanner

With the Deep Detective™, we have created an intelligent and versatile detective that observes all accesses to the Android™ device – similar to a firewall or an Intrusion Detection System – only smarter. 

Deep Detective™ permanently controls which process or app currently attempts to access the camera. Additionally, it reports known – and thanks to modern heuristic methods – also unknown attack attempts.

Every possibility to spy on you is proactively restricted from hackers, spies, and Trojans.

With thousands of attack signatures, the optional Deep Detective™ Live spyware scanner offers comprehensive protection against a multitude of hacking attacks. 

For example, Deep Detective™ Live detects a variety of fraudulent elements such as HiddenAds, FakeApps, Adware, LeadBolt, Sms-Thief, Rooting, Sms-Fraud, Fake Installer, Exploits, BankBots, Anubis, AgentSmith, SMSReg, Ransomware, LokiBot, Banker, Sms Sender, AirPush, etc.

Features "Professional Edition":
+ Camera protection
+ Auto-Protection
+ Graphical window about blocked apps
+ List of Apps with camera access
+ Pop-Ups regarding security breaches
+ Logfile protocol
+ Deep Detective™ Pro
+ Deep Detective™ Live: Anti-Spyware Scanner (subscription)
+ Whitelist
+ Protection against known and unknown attack attempts
+ Passcode protection
+ Widget
+ 24/7 Support by e-Mail

App ChangeLog

  • + Whitelist now more reliable for the main camera app
  • + Bug fixes

App Screens

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requires following permissions on your android device.

view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

Allows access to the list of accounts in the Accounts Service.

retrieve running apps
Allows the app to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. This may allow the app to discover information about which applications are used on the device.

full network access
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

read Usage data
Provides access to device usage history and statistics. Usage data is aggregated into time intervals: days, weeks, months, and years.

run at startup
Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

draw over other apps
Allows the app to draw on top of other applications or parts of the user interface. They may interfere with your use of the interface in any application, or change what you think you are seeing in other applications.

control vibration
Allows the app to control the vibrator.

prevent phone from sleeping
Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

receive data from Internet
Allows apps to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app's service. Using this service will incur data usage. Malicious apps could cause excess data usage.

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Google Play Reviews

  1. Jose Antonio Ambriz-avatar

    Jose Antonio Ambriz


    Works well after the last update. However, as I'm also using the Micro Guard pro app, I request you to modify the icons of Camera Guard not only for the widget but also for the taskbar. The reason is that both apps' icons are very similar and it is really difficult to distinguish between them when in a hurry. The only difference among them is that one is black and the other one is blue. I changed from 2 into 1 star because you don't even respond to my request made 3 months ago.

  2. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    This app and Micro Guard are both indispensable items on all my devices, 2 of only a dozen I've used for years and and 2 of 5 I've paid for and got more than I expected. I'll admit, it was a little confusing at first but it worked so well and gave me options and conveniences I didn't even know I'd want or need. Now, I'm no expert but these folks obviously are.

  3. Mister V.-avatar

    Mister V.


    ive used this app for quite some time now and I can honestly say im 100% satisfied with the its results. even though the free version does the job, I upgraded to the pro version soon after downloading and in my opinion, is well worth the few dollars. This is the only app ive ever given a five star rating, simply because it preforms a very valuable service to ensure one aspect of security on my phone!

  4. Mr. Hitchens-avatar

    Mr. Hitchens


    I've used ProtectStar INC's applications for years and can honestly say they are a brilliant investment. I own all the PRO apps, but if you're on a budget they even let you use most of it free! Support is fast and always gets things fixed. Refunds if ever needed were always offered NO FUSS. Most low ratings are due to not understanding the setup and are quite unfair as they will help you sort it out painlessly. 10/10

  5. Tomas Neshoba.holba-avatar

    Tomas Neshoba.holba


    I like the app mostly, but for what it cost for the full subscription it should far better. Freezes Camera many times a day, many times right after taking a few photos, or a few short video clips. Causing us to miss the best shots, unless Canwra guard is turned completely off or your cell is rebooted. Either way the best shot is missed, due to app failures. When the whole point in paying so much extra for the whole subscription is to be able to use the white list manager, flawed obviously.

  6. Irun Hendaye-avatar

    Irun Hendaye


    Been using this and Micro Guard Pro for two years now (on Nougat, Oreo, Pie and now Q). Nether app has falled me even once and I won't use a phone that doesn't have them Installed.

  7. George Matthews-avatar

    George Matthews


    Thanks for update fixing the widget. Is great app again.

  8. John Champon-avatar

    John Champon


    I have bought some programs on but nothing like this one. I wouldn't recommend this one to ANYONE! I have tried for 2 or 3 days and it was worse than the big fish that got away. Listen you deserve this rating after stealing my money. If I could give you zero stars I would. I got ALL of blocker messages but no one can tell how to fix it. I thought that was tech support was supposed to do. People I would RUN while you still can!!!! BTW would I buy your product if im going iPhone tom?

  9. MICHAEL KNEIPP-avatar



    This App is really good. I appreciate it's value and ease of use. Thank you. It's surprising to see how many of my Apps want access to my camera. ...for whatever reason. It's enough, for me, to get Pro.

  10. Paul Johnson-avatar

    Paul Johnson


    Very good idea that should be interested in OS. Still testing. Would be nice to have an allow one option, not just always white list

  11. David Millard-avatar

    David Millard


    Love the app but whitelist doesn't work correctly. have to open my camera app three times to get it to work. also Snapchat is blocked even after adding to whitelist. Please advise.

  12. Silv3rSurf3r-avatar



    Really good apps BUT a guide on settings is no where to be found. Please advise...

  13. Laura Hernandez-avatar

    Laura Hernandez


    This app always let's me know if an app on my phone tries to access my camera to take a picture without my knowledge.

  14. The Legend Of A Mind-avatar

    The Legend Of A Mind


    A five star app no doubt,does it's job well and only one reliable,regards 👍

  15. GABRIE'L SALVADOR-avatar



    I had the free version , no l have the paid one😁 GREAT!!

  16. Azisra H.-avatar

    Azisra H.


    My device periodically kills your app.

  17. I. Gurvitz-avatar

    I. Gurvitz


    Blocks whitelisted apps! :(

  18. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Fixed after uninstall and Reset

  19. Jeannie West-avatar

    Jeannie West


    Was paying but changed phone how so I change no longer pay for

  20. Doc Starnes-avatar

    Doc Starnes


    hell yeah, outstanding!!!

  21. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    And I want my money back. Please send me my money back

  22. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Five Star App

  23. Donna Lee Leon-avatar

    Donna Lee Leon


    swear by it

  24. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Thank you for fixing the 1 click deactivate button. The last few updates it had stopped working. Working great again!

  25. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Update (Nov 2019) white-listed apps get blocked as well WTH! Even the System Camera app that's white-listed is been randomly blocked! Only when I go into the CGP app and back out I then gain access, What a useless app this is, if I have to do this constantly, I've lost all trust or confidence in this app's developer, which makes me very doubtful of the app and it's intended use. ( and NO your suggestion didn't work ProtectStar Inc.)

  26. Early Black-avatar

    Early Black


    I've decided to revamp my review the issues I was in encountering were resolved with a update recently . it is a solid security app that does what it says and the pro version is very affordable . I recommend to anybody who was security conscience about there camera and video .

  27. SVT Cobra-avatar

    SVT Cobra


    Most awesome!

  28. Oscar-avatar



    White list doesn't work, was the pro feature I paid for, block the camera as any other free app. Face unlock is blocked, lockwatch locked (anti-theft with picture option)

  29. chintan d-avatar

    chintan d


    Blocking camera for apps even after white listing.

  30. IETech CA-avatar

    IETech CA


    Admin rights are overwhelming

  31. Sam.L AV17 [SamAV17TM]-avatar

    Sam.L AV17 [SamAV17TM]


    Same notifications with free version. I'm buying today after years using. Mic 3.0 protectstar is useless because this baka haram terrorist still listening me P/s: I means here unknown surveillance (non-goverment) agency not homeland agency or national security. Sorry

  32. The Paradox-avatar

    The Paradox


    Very good app! Exactly what i was looking for. Just 1 issue tho, i can not open chats on telegram because of the application. Just upon opening a chat it closes telegram with a message "restricted by device admin". When i whitelisted telegram it works normal. Can you please fix this? Thanks! And keep up the good work

  33. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Very good app and it is worth every money! It is able to catch unknown process trying to secretly access smartphone camera. This happened on several devices i own. But i am telling you one thing, i will never touch the smartphone again except the one that has a camera and microphone kill switches, like the one from Purism. That just the way it is. I wish you all the best to developers of this app and to the future update. Klemen

  34. Thaedion Dain-avatar

    Thaedion Dain


    I just felt the need to express my recommendation for this app! I have just installed both Camera guard and Mic guard and now feel very confident I have a secure device. The app developer is top notch answering all my email questions very quickly. Usually within the hour I have a response. Cheers!!

  35. Caw109 Na-avatar

    Caw109 Na


    Whitelist not working which is why I switched to this so pretty disappointed. Great app other than that. I tried restarting, I've tried force stopping apps and I tried hibernating the apps too and it still won't work.

  36. J P G-avatar

    J P G


    Finally! Finally a developer did it right. An app that has an easy, effective UI. An app that actually works(not just a false sense of security). An easy to use Whitelist option. AND a real-time monitor to show what apps are attempting to spy. Most effective is the Mic AND Camera guard together. 5.....freaking.....stars.

  37. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Easy 2 Use! Emailed With A Billing Issue, The Person Was Very Professional and Polite! Won't trust any other Cam guard then this one! Will Not Trust any other App! And Thank U For Quality Vs Quantity!

  38. ÇuzmagictickS-avatar



    Spectacular app. Dev. Put in work on his collection . Quality over quantity??

  39. Darren Lye-avatar

    Darren Lye


    The status icon is missing on android 8.0 notification bar. how do we get it back on?

  40. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Great app and extremely prompt support!

  41. Love Love-avatar

    Love Love


    sometimes camera still work when my device is locked and camera gaurd is on. How can I know it's perfectly working? thanks

  42. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Yes, it said you did reply to my comments,about the main apps on your phone being able to use the camera, you replied in a very nice way. I think this app will certainly protect from apps without camera access. Guess you should really get 5 stars because even with admin access or other permissions, accesabillity, and app usage you can't stop tbe main one's using your camera no more than I can. What I wonder is why do all these Google apps and system apps need to take photos or flm of you. I've watched in detail when Deep Detective comes on and,I have never seen a reason for an app to use camera on me. They know, I'm the phone owner. Even settings, and accessability do it to. Thought you might be able to give some reasons. Bottom line this app is as good as someone will get now. If I had a computer I would love to get the app that permanently disables camera, even though there are drawbacks. I really can't see not giving 5 stars when the app does all that''s in it's power to do. Just wish everyone had a little more say about something that is pretty rediculous, and if peple knew to what extent all this was happenning, and you know what I mean when I say that, the government would have to put a stop to it guick, or riot on the street would be the least of it. It's kind of to much for someone to beleive is really happening. Sorry so much just feel strongly on this, could understand if you were into bad things or an ex con, you know, someone that needed to be watched,which is likely what the government does, but gives these apps an excuse to use these permissions. That' just my guess.

  43. william Neal-avatar

    william Neal


    Its okbut the spiez can still over ride ur app by mobile femotes users share alot of ways

  44. Empathic Awakened Cancerian-avatar

    Empathic Awakened Cancerian


    I need to ask will I still get to use my camera

  45. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    It's a busy blocker!!

  46. Azam' s-avatar

    Azam' s


    Simpply I Like it

  47. Rich Snow-avatar

    Rich Snow


    Seems to be working really good. Also, when I initially had some questions a while back the developers were very responsive and helpful. Thanks, so much.

  48. James R.-avatar

    James R.


    This developer is stellar , his products are top notch , and his support and care for his customers is excellent !!! He answers any questions or problems you might have within minutes of you sending him an email !!! It doesn't get any better than this !!! JRW

  49. Dru Hood-avatar

    Dru Hood


    Love it

  50. Zen Kuei-avatar

    Zen Kuei


    We need a way to confirm blockage of cameras < there's at least two of them > without relying on the slow uncertainties of the camera application and supporting gallery control. Not all androids rootable. More of that and charge me $16.29/unlock - I'll still buy it!

  51. Philip Thomas-avatar

    Philip Thomas


    Version 2 much improved. Ability to unlock the camera from the notification area, with an autolock time, so you don't have to remember till relock it.

  52. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    I think it's an important app to own. If it's truly blocking all the unauthorized attempts, it's logging. (Which I have no reason to doubt.) It makes this an app must have !

  53. Mike Collins-avatar

    Mike Collins


    Please add option to temporarily disable protection directly from notification bar and auto locking. After that's implemented you'll get full 5 stars from me.

  54. Stephen M Hicks-avatar

    Stephen M Hicks


    How do I know it's working other than notication pop up

  55. Gerald Dale Miszturak-avatar

    Gerald Dale Miszturak



  56. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    This app is must have to keep your phone safe.

  57. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    so far this is the best app to come out since refrigeration, well besides micro guard pro. just wish it was compatible with my tablet. awesome job devs!!!! ps- screenshot protection would be a great addition

  58. zone r41der-avatar

    zone r41der


    have to adjust whitelist, samsung pay etc but i lovr this app but can you please add a way to block pesky screenshot malware. this app could use some more options too😉

  59. Karen L Dunbar-avatar

    Karen L Dunbar


    Great job only problem I can't used my camera on my phone.

  60. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Will not allow me access the stick app. I'd love to be able to use this but won't until I can make sure the stock app can be whitelisted. Please reply? THANKS for replying. I'll email you later. I end up turning the protection off, then back on once I am done.

  61. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    After using the free version for a few days, I decided to spend a few dollars on the pro version. The features made it money well spent. One of the things I worry about is malware that could activate my cameras and secretly record. This app goes a long way in alleviating that concern. Logging, real-time monitoring, and whitelisting make this a great solution to an ever-increasing problem!

  62. Peter Nikolov-avatar

    Peter Nikolov


    The app works flawlessly now! My case was swiftly resolved by the support! Thanks!

  63. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    1st I was double billed and they fixed it quickly! Love the App 💯! I trust it 💯! They do such amazing job! Couldn't ask 4 anything better! Keep up the great work! Purple Love 2 This App! Love it! Not 5 stars it's more Infinity Stars! Glad 2 see the makers did it right! Won't Trust Any Other Cam Guard!!

  64. Marcellus Grey-avatar

    Marcellus Grey


    Somehow I'm able to still access my 📷 when on my last ☎ I couldn't.

  65. Empathic Awakened Cancerian81-avatar

    Empathic Awakened Cancerian81


    Pretty sweet