A Tip For The Day - Locking Individual App Using The Phone's App Lock Feature


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Oct 9, 2016

Another tip here. Are you aware your phone has an App Lock feature to lock individual app? I don't mean locking the phone but each app.

Useful to provide a security layer to say apps with no built-in app lock feature like the followings

1) Google Authenticator
2) Aegis Authenticator
3) Authenticator Pro
4) FreeOTP
5) FreeOTP+

or acts as 2FA to say your password manager i.e. PIN/Face ID/Fingerprint to unlock your password manager and a strong password to unlock it further

Of course, you can use a 3rd-party app lock but why the need of one since your phone already has one built-in

Read below to see how to activate the App Lock feature in your phone

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