Our smartphone is our personal diary/album where we keep all our secrets, personal data and photos, videos and other sensitive data. Which we don’t want persons like snoopy friends or tech savvy friends access it and spread it all of the internet/others. Don’t worry, because Android has number of best app lock apps available which allows you to lock you app through fingerprint, password, pin even some app allows you to lock your app through face recognition system. Here we listed 15 best app lock for android.
11 Best App Locks For Android
If you have already set the screen lock, app lock will provide you 2 level security for your apps and their data’s. Which means your smartphone data security level is medium. So, use below app lockers for your android apps.
When it comes to best applocker, we can’t forget to add this app in the list. As it’s one of the most downloaded and used application by the android user to lock app and their data. We recommend you to use Advanced Protection Applock with the Normal AppLock App. With normal app lock you can hide the data and lock the apps and Advanced Protection prevents force stopping or removing AppLock. With AppLock and Advanced Protection combination, your privacy can be totally safe.
To enable Advanced Protection, please activate Advanced Protection as “device administrator”. It’s only used for preventing intruders uninstalling AppLock. Make sure that Advanced Protection will never use this permission to access your privacy data.
Being on the 2nd in the list, App provides some amazing features like, with the app you can catch the Intruders. The feature works when some access your app AppLock-Fingerprint takes the picture of person and send it to your email. Apart from this one more feature that we liked most is its Fake Lock features. With Fake lock feature you can hide lock app screen with fake error window like in below image :
Using this applocker you can set a specific lock time or you can set auto-lock on when WiFi or Bluetooth gets connected. Even you can set different passwords for individual locked app.
One of the coolest and unique applocker this app is. Best thing about this app is that you can hide photos videos and also apps and you can still use it as a calculator. Even the intruders can get confused about which app lock you are using to hide photos, videos and apps.
Hide Calculator is a great privacy protection application that makes it easy to hide photos and videos you don’t want others to see.
This app works like any other app lock apps, with this app you can lock Contacts, SMS, Gallery, Videos, Email and so on. Even AppLock provides invisible pattern lock and random keyboard so that no one can peep at your password or pattern. Which makes your data and apps Completely safe and secure. And most important feature is you can replace AppLock icon with Alarm Clock, Weather, Calculator, Calendar and Notepad on home screen, easy to confuse snoopers and keep privacy safe.
AppLock is the only applocker on the Play Store that allows you to use your face OR voice, OR both to protect your phones applications.
When you open any protected app locked with this app, AppLock will open a window looking for your face while listening for your voice to say your unlock phrase or single word. As soon as AppLock’s verify your face or voice (or both), your locked app will open almost instantly.
AppLock uses advanced, deep learning algorithms to ensure that you and only you can get in. This AppLock even learns your face more accurately over time.
This locker supports fingerprint, password, pin lock system. Not only this App lock also provide battery saver, phone cleaner, antivirus, and more other things. With this app battery saver you can stop restart apps to save battery power and extend your smartphone battery life. This App will remove junk files, watched videos, obsolete audios, and useless pictures with your permission. So that you can free up your phone space.
Norton one of the best antivirus provider in software field. However, the norton company also offers a free & ad-free app locker with the simple and easy to use interface. The app works similar as other locker apps listed above.
But as per Norton team they takes “your privacy (and performance) seriously”. Like Other applocker, safe lock, applock, folder lock or privacy lock apps can be sidestepped by crafty criminals or may drain your battery, but Norton App Lock leverages special Android permissions to safeguard your sensitive apps. It’s more efficient and more secure than some of the other applock offerings.
With perfect Applock you can lock and secure your phone with a PIN, pattern, or even a gesture password. With “Screen Filter” feature of this app you can manage screen brightness of individual apps also individual apps rotation lock to prevent unwanted screen rotation. One of the best thing about this app is that all the functions are available for free.
The app is light-weighted and provides decent security features to prevents intruders from accessing your device and data. You can simply use passcode and fingerprint options to lock and protect your smartphone apps. As per this app team they don’t share your personal data with third parties apps. According to them your privacy is the major concern and they do their best to make it secure.
This app interface/graphic is not much good as above apps have. This App Lock (App Locker) is using a fake fingerprint scanner to protect your data or app in your phone or tablet.
There is a trick to unlock your apps using the fingerprint scanner simulator. You either have to press the volume keys or tap on the lock icon before or while touching the fingerprint pad. You can choose which option to use in the settings screen.
Sometimes it’s lock screen loads when you or someone else open the app.
CM Locker-Security Lockscreen
At last CM Locker, the app not only lock and secure your apps but also protect your smartphone from virus and malware. Anti-Theft Protection of this app can help you locate your lost phone, and also you can remotely lock it and enable its siren.
CM Locker is packed full of awesome HD wallpapers, theme and password modes, where you can mix and match to create your unique Lockscreen. Features like instant cleanup will increase the speed your device. You can lock the screen with passwords, PIN, pattern and fingerprint lock.
Note: This app is not available on the playstore, We have listed this locker just for information purpose.
So, these are the 11 best phone app locker apps that you can use to lock your phone/apps/phone data and secure it from others. If you are using any other app locker using is good enough from above listed apps, leave it’s name in below comment so that we also other can know about that.