How To Lock Applications On Android Phones?

Get a lock on an application and prevent others from peeking into it. Luckily, there are a few methods by which you can lock certain applications. It will help not only in maintaining your secret stuff’s privacy but also in leading tension free life.

Here’s the way of locking application on Android.

The method of locking applications on Android 9 Pie with screen pinning

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, click on Security and location.
  3. After that, click on Advanced.
  4. Next, click on Screen pinning.
  5. Hit the toggle for activating screen pinning.
  6. Then, press on Ask for the pin before unpinning for activating, providing more safety.
  7. Click on the Overview symbol.
  8. After that, click on the application that you want to pin.
  9. Then, click on Pin.
  10. Press on Got it.
  11. Do a long press on the Back and Overview options for unpinning the application.
  12. Put a pin, pattern or password for unpinning the display.

Finally, it is completed.

The method of locking applications on Android 8 Oreo and 7 Nougat with screen pinning

  1. Firstly, go to Setting.
  2. Then, click on Lock Screen And Security.
  3. After that, press on Other security settings.
  4. Press on Pin windows.
  5. Click the switch to activate the Pin windows.
  6. Press Ask for Pin before unpinning switch for activating it.
  7. Press the Overview symbol, get the application window that you want to lock before you.
  8. Then, click the pin symbol. It will be towards the end at the right side.
  9. Next, click on OK.
  10. Do a long press on the Back and Overview options for unpinning the window.
  11. Put your pattern, pin, and password for unpinning the application.

Finally, it is completed.

The method of locking applications with a guest account on android pie and oreo

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, click on System.
  3. Tap on Advanced.
  4. Click on Multiple users.
  5. Next, press on Guest for changing the user account.
  6. Click on Turn on phone calls switch to activate it.
  7. Press on Ok after the dialog box gets displayed.
  8. Then, click on Guest for changing to the user account.

Finally, it is done.

The method of locking application on Android Nougat with a guest account for Android 7

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, click on Cloud and accounts.
  3. After that, press on Users.
  4. Next, click on Guest.
  5. Move downwards to check your quick settings panel.
  6. After that, click on user option. It will be at the top right-hand side of the screen.
  7. Lastly, click on Guest.

Jeniffer Leio is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, She written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup

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