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Tips to lock individual apps on android phone

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You can increase its security by locking individual apps on android phone and tablet. Remember, you have to increase the security of your phone by locking each app. People find it irritating when everything asks for a password. If you want to increase the security of your device, you must bear this irritation.

Some apps in your gallery need a special password. Messaging and emailing apps hold private and sensitive data; therefore, you have to lock these apps. Android allows you to do this. Here are some simple instructions:

Smart App Protector

You can use a freeware “Smart App Protector” for android. It will help you to lock particular apps on Android. To start this process, download this protector and install in your device. 

If you are running this application for the first time, it may prompt some settings to ensure the main services. You must not kill the basic services of Android and third-party apps. This app may work with a default password 7777. Feel free to change it in settings. To change password, you can find options in “Password and Pattern Settings”. After configuring security settings, you can add an application to its list.

If you want to protect an app with a password, open a running tab on the app and click on the “Add” button. Now choose apps you want to protect from an available list and click the “Add” button. Close this app and try to open to see its protection. You have to provide a valid password to access this app. You can set up everything in your new device. android phone

Reset Password

If you forget a password, feel free to reset it with “Lock Initialization”. You can find this option in the settings menu of the app and now choose an authentication type. It will help you to reset a forgotten password.

For Pie Android 9.0

 If you want to enable screen pinning on pie, here are some simple settings:

  • Go to “Settings” and click “Security and Location”.
  • Click “Advanced”.
  • Click “Screen Pinning”.
  • Click the toggle and enable screen pinning.
  • Click “ask for a PIN before unpinning” to activate the security of screen.
  • Click on “Overview” icon (a square in a black bar at the base of the screen) and click the app you want to pin.
  • Click Pin.
  • Click “Got it”.
  • Click and hold “Back & Overview” simultaneously for unpinning an app.
  • Enter a password, biometric security option, pin or pattern to unpin a screen.
  • This app is unpinned.

Immediately set up security of this device. It will help you to decrease security threats and preserve your data. For maximum security, you will need antivirus protection. These tools can prevent hackers, spammers, and malware and adware attacks.