How to lock apps in OnePlus 6 using inbuilt App Locker

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How to lock apps in OnePlus 6


We all use smartphones in our daily life, and because of the fact that we are almost 24×7 with our smartphones, we use to store some important data too in our smartphones, which is need to be protected. And other than this, the things in our smartphones that need to be protected are the apps in our smartphones, sometimes the apps are important and sometimes, the privacy matters the more. And surely you don’t want your friend to sneak into your social media apps, even he asked for your smartphone for any other work. Specifically talking about the OnePlus devices, to lock apps in OnePlus 6, you get an inbuilt feature for this. This app locker works fine, and you can secure it with a PIN, password or pattern. Here we have discussed the steps for how to lock apps in OnePlus 6 using inbuilt App Locker

 

How to lock apps in OnePlus 6

 

STEP 1 –

First of all, on your OnePlus 6 device open Settings. Simply swipe down the notification bar and tap on the Settings icon or the Gear icon

how to lock apps in OnePlus 6


 

STEP 2 –

In device settings, scroll down and search for Security & Lock Screen option. You can find it in the Personal section in the settings.

how to lock apps in OnePlus 6


 

STEP 3 –

In the Security & Lock Screen option, search and select the App Locker option to continue. This can be found under the Face Unlock option.

how to lock apps in OnePlus 6


 

STEP 4 –

After selecting the App Locker feature you will be asked to choose the method to lock the apps. You can choose any of Pattern, PIN, and Password according to your choice.

how to lock apps in OnePlus 6


 

STEP 5 –

Select a password or PIN according to your need. You must choose a password other than your device password or pattern. After selecting the password click on Continue.

how to lock apps in OnePlus 6


 

STEP 6 –

App Lock in OnePlus 6 also allows the user to choose whether to show notification on the Lock Screen or not. You can choose among the three option – Show all notification content, Hide sensitive notification content, and Don’t show notification at all. After choosing the option according to the need, tap on Done.

how to lock apps in OnePlus 6


 

STEP 7 –

After this, you need to select the apps on which you want to apply the App Locker feature. To do this tap on the Add App icon. And simply select the app of your choice.

how to lock apps in OnePlus 6


 

If you have done the above mentioned steps you are done with the steps for how to lock apps in OnePlus 6. Now if anyone wants to open the apps that you have selected, he or she needs to enter the password or PIN to open the app.

So, these are steps for how to lock apps in OnePlus 6, if you still have any problems, you may ask in the comments section below.

  

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