The 8 Best App Locks for Android to Use in 2022

It is possible to increase security measures with app locks on Android phones, which offer quite different options on the personalization side. In this list, we’ve brought together the best app locks for Android with which you can protect your apps using a password, fingerprint or pattern.

AppLocker by BGNmobi

BGNmobi’s AppLocker is one of the best app locks for Android that allows you to protect your privacy by locking social Media apps, messaging apps, Gallery, Contacts, Settings, and any app you want. The material-designed app allows you to lock your apps using a password, a pattern, or fingerprint. 

AppLocker on Google Play


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AppLock – Fingerprint

Using SpSoft’s App Lock you can lock any kind of app in your Android device using a password, fingerprint, or pattern. It also allows you to block the locked apps’ notifications in the notification bar. As one of the best app locks for Android, AppLock can catch intruders by taking a picture and even hide the fact that it locks the app with a fake error window. Using the app, you can set different passwords for each of your apps. 

AppLock – Fingerprint on Google Play

Norton App Lock

The only disadvantage of Norton App Lock, which allows you to lock your apps with a pattern or a password, is the lack of fingerprint support. In Norton’s app, you can lock your mobile apps as well as your photos and videos with a 4-digit PIN or password.

Norton App Lock on Google Play

AppLock by IvyMobile

IvyMobile’ AppLock, one of the best app locks for Android, allows you to lock apps, photos, videos and other private data with password or pattern. The app also provides invisible pattern lock and random keyboard so that no one can peep at your password or pattern. The app will take photos of intruders and record the time and data in the app for check. 

AppLock by IvyMobile on Google Play

Smart AppLock

Allowing you to lock your apps using a pattern, fingerprint, and PIN, Smart AppLock also lets you lock games and app markets to prevent your kids from being addicted to games or purchasing in markets without your knowing. You can also use the app to lock recent history and prevent app screenshot being leaked. 

Smart AppLock on Google Play


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Vault

Vault is one of the best app locks for Android, which also offers cloud backup and incognito browsers features. In the app, which has more than 100 million users, you can increase device security by backing up your photos and videos that you have locked with a password. You can also use the Cloud Backup feature to transfer data to a new device. 

Vault on Google Play

LOCKit

Using LOCKit, you can lock Android apps with a pin, pattern and fingerprint. The app takes a photo of intruders who try to unlock your apps. It also disguises your apps unlock screen to prevent it from breaking into your password.You can also hide locked apps’ preview notification message text from intruders. 

LOCKit on Google Play

AppLock by SailingLab

SailingLab’s AppLock allows you to lock mobile apps, Settings, Contacts, incoming calls, and SMS. The app offers a variety of themes that you can choose your favorite style to lock apps. You can lock apps using a PIN or password with a random keyboard. 

AppLock by Sailing Lab on Google Play

Written by Sophie Blake

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