Security of our mobile devices has become a key factor in their use nowadays since they are used in the safe-keeping of our most vital information. The same applies to the use of the Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus lock apps. Screen lock passwords have become common, but not everyone feels fully secured while using them. If you are one of such people, then you can go a step further by locking apps on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus for unwanted guests out of the most vital apps on your mobile device.
What this simply means is that you can use the conventional screen unlock while you use a special security app on the different apps on your device. These third-party security options can easily be downloaded from the Google Play Store.
The AppLock app is one of these third-party apps, and we will be taking a closer look at it in this article. The app has come into our sights due to how efficiently it carries out the task of protecting by locking apps on Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus.
For the steps below, we’ll assume that you already have this app installed to lock apps on Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus.
- The initial start-up of the AppLock will require you to set up an account. This includes submitting a security email and choosing a password.
- Anytime you launch the app, or you try to open an app which you have locked using AppLock, you will need to input the password you have set-up.
- Once you are done with the initial set-up, you are free to try out the different functions available to you.
- The interface of the AppLock displays all your Galaxy S9 apps with a lock icon in front of each app name.
- By clicking the lock icon, you can set up the lock function for the application. Another great feature is the lock function for some of your pictures or videos stored on your device. This is done using the Video or Photo Vault. You secure the selected content inside the vault.
- As soon as you are done setting up the lock on the selected apps, you can quit the application and return to your normal business.
After quitting the application, all your settings will take effect. This means a password will be required to launch any app you have locked. If you feel you don’t need a lock for a particular app anymore, you simply launch the AppLock to unlock such application.
There are numerous third-party applications available on the Google Play store to restrict access to your Galaxy S9 apps. Just search using the keywords “app lock,” and you will get a list from which you can make a choice.