Smartphones are now so widespread that even children own one. These devices are used by people to manage their finances, save contacts, communicate with family and friends, take photos and videos, and perform a variety of other tasks. Many people want to add a lock to some apps because important and personal data is saved on a user’s phone. You may need to give someone your phone for work or other reasons, and you are concerned that they will view your personal data, photos, or chats. You don’t need to worry because we’ve got you covered. Here’s a quick overview of
How to Secure Apps on an Android Phone
On their smartphone, people will need to install a third-party app. We tested several apps before settling on one that we believe is the best for locking any Android app. The setup procedure is also very straightforward, taking less than a minute.
Step 1: Go to the Google Play Store and download and install the AppLock app.
Step 2: It will ask for some basic permissions from your phone.
Step 3: Select the app for which you want a security lock by clicking the “+” button.
Step 4: Once you’ve decided which apps to lock, simply tap the “+” button. Because the selected apps have been locked, you are now finished.
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Is AppLock a free or paid app?
It is free, and the best part is that it does not bombard you with advertisements or other features. This could be because I did not grant this app notification access permission. Furthermore, I saw very few advertisements on the app itself, and it is not buggy. When you tap on it, it immediately adds a fingerprint lock to the selected app.
How to Hide Photos and Videos From Your Phone
Most smartphone Gallery apps allow you to hide photos and videos. All that is required is a deeper dive into the Gallery app’s settings section. For example, after selecting photos or videos in the Gallery app, Samsung users will see a “Move to secure folder” option in the settings menu.
If they can’t find the “hide” photo option on their phone, they can download a third-party app.
How do I hide WhatsApp conversations?
WhatsApp officially provides the option to install a fingerprint lock on the messaging app, and users can also temporarily hide a chat. Simply long press a chat and tap on the arrow box icon to mute and archive it. The fingerprint lock feature is accessible via the WhatsApp app’s Settings > Privacy > Fingerprint Lock. To enable it, scroll down and tap on Fingerprint.