Now smartphones is becoming an essential part of our life. And android is most used operating system, not only for calling, we use android smartphones to socialize on social networking sites like Facebook and we use messaging apps to stay in touch with our family, relatives and friends. To listen music, shopping, mobile banking and many more things.
But many times we forget about security of our smartphones data. The security of smartphone is very important and it should be taken very seriously. Because If your smartphone ever lost or stolen, you will lost all your private data or documents, information of bank account and contacts. So if you lost your Smartphone then it will become the most serious issue. Then anyone can access your personal documents, information including your bank account & can use it against you or something else. In this article, we are going to share with you some applications to protect it from thieves and hackers.
Android OS allow users to add a password & pattern lock to the lock screen, but many users find it very troublesome and would rather risk their data getting into the wrong hands than enter the pattern lock or PIN passcode every time. So we decided to compile a list of top 5 best free app locking applications to secure your data mostly messaging, contacts & email apps which contains sensitive data.
» Here is the list of 5 Best Locker Apps
AppLock is the best locker app for Android Devices. AppLock gives users the ability to secure their’s android phone data and the applications installed with pin or password. You can also apply the pattern lock for apps that are installed on your Android device. And you can also customize it with the background of your choice. AppLock will only allows the access if you know the correct password, pin or correct pattern. In last update, they add Random Keyboard, Hide AppLock & Advanced Protection. With this new features you can hide your Applock Icon from Apps Menu and Advanced Protection this is the best feature in AppLock, after enabling this feature if you lost your mobile no one can disable or uninstall AppLock. To uninstall AppLock, you must need to unlock the lock.
2. Smart AppLock (App Protector)
Smart App Protector is another best App Locker. Like AppLock, Smart App Protector comes with some extra features, with the most eminent being the Observer mode, which monitors unlocking of the apps, upon failed attempts, captures a snapshot of the intruder with the front camera. Smart App Protector will capture them by the front camera and let you know about them. With Smart App Protector you can lock the apps that you want to with different locking methods like pass code or pin, pattern lock or gestures.
3. Smart Lock
Smart Lock has advanced feature which gives users the ability to protect specific media files, folders and as well as contacts. In this app has two tabs to provide lock on different things : Apps and Media.The ‘App’ tab lists all the apps installed in your device and allows you to lock the app which you want. The ‘media’ tab shows all the music files, video clips, images and you can protect them in one tap. Like AppLock, Smart App automatically denies the access of uninstalling Smart Lock. To uninstall Smart Lock, you must need to unlock the lock.
4. Perfect App Protector
This app comes with some useful features, one of which is a ‘Stealth Mode’ that hides the app itself from the App Menu. Like AppLock & Smart Lock, it also has features anti-force removal, it adds itself to Advanced Protection to prevent users from uninstalling it. Perfect App Protector provides fake fingerprint scanner, screen filter, rotation lock and fake error pop-up. The fake fingerprint scanner & fake error pop-up acts as a dummy to protect the actual unlock screen & pop up a error message whenever you try to open a locked app.
5. Visidon AppLock
Visidon AppLock uses the facial recognition technology to secure apps. Visidon AppLock will lock any app installed in your device by recognizing your face as a password. But before you enable the locking feature, it requires users to set up an alternative password in case of failure of facial recognition in order to unlock the app. By our testing, however, the app recognized the registered face on the first try. So it will be better if you scan your face at least three or four times from different angles so that this app will recognize face as the registered face. Visidon AppLock also provided the feature of unauthorized deletion of any application.
What’s your opinion? Have you ever used this apps before? Do share your views with us. And If you have any further queries or questions to be asked on this article, feel free to ask. We would like to interact with you regarding your queries and questions. Your suggestions and feedback are always welcomed.