Encrypting contacts offers you better privacy and security.
If you need to protect your contacts, you can enable contact encryption in your settings. Your contacts will be decrypted when you access to your contacts.
To encrypt contact:
- Go to Settings > Security
- Select Contact encryption: Enabled
- Read the warning and click on Confirm
Note that when you enable contact encryption:
- Contacts suggestion on email compose won’t be available anymore
- Contacts can’t be searched anymore