Best App Lockers For Android

Android is undoubtedly one of the most popular and widely used smartphone operating system. It comes with tons of unique features making it one of the most loved operating systems ever.

However, Security of the smartphone is one aspect where Android lags behind its competitors. Though Android phones come inbuilt with basic security options and allows the user to add a passcode to lock the lock screen, yet it lacks a lot of advanced ones.

One thing that every smartphone user need is a way to protect their privacy by password protecting some of their apps. Many users use their Android phones for sensitive works and thus it becomes essential to secure the information stored in the app from falling into wrong hands. Also, at times we need to hide our pictures and messages so that no one else could see them.

So, here we are with a complete list of 10 best locker app for Android which will allow you to choose the one suiting your requirements. Let’s start:

1. App Lock


App Lock is one of the most famous App lockers for Android having a user base of over 100 million and supports over 24 languages. As the name suggests, App Lock provides an easy and handy way for the users to lock any of their desired app
Availability: play store

2. Smart App Lock


Smart AppLock is one of the most advance app locker and comes with some really smart features. The users can lock their desired apps either by using a password (PIN/Words) or can use a pattern.

One of the most distinguishing feature of this app is its ability to take a picture of the person trying to unlock your device(after multiple failed attempts to unlock) and send it to a pre-defined email id (asked at the time of installation)

Moreover, it can be customized to show a fake Forced close popup instead of lock screen, such that the person using your phone will get an impression that the app has crashed and won’t be able to know that the app is locked.

Compatibility: Android 4.0.3 and up
Availability: Google Play

3. Advanced Protection


Advanced Protection come from developer of App Lock.  It is kind of an upgrade to App Lock and thus requires App Lock to be pre-installed.

The main feature of Advanced Protection is that when it gets activated, nobody can kill or uninstall AppLock without password. This makes your personal data more secured than ever.

However, after the installation of this app, one needs to enable Advanced Protection in Settings of AppLock to activate it.
Developer: DoMobile Lab
Compatibility: Android 2.2 and up
Availability: Google Play

4. Apps Lock & Gallery Hider


Apps Lock & Gallery Hider is yet another app in the list which comes with some awesome features. It can password protect almost any app app on your phone including Gallery, SMS, Contacts, Gmail, Dialer etc.

One of the best feature of this app is to password protect Advanced apps such as Uninstall, Settings, Task manager, Force Stop, SD card, Incoming calls etc, thus providing a complete security solution for your phone.

Developer: Migital
Compatibility: Android 2.3 and up
Availability: Google Play

5. App Lock (Pattern)


App Lock(Pattern) app is a simple yet powerful app. Though it has a very simple and uncluttered UI, still it manages to perform its functions perfectly.

Just like any other app locker, it can password protect your contacts, emails, sms, photos and other installed apps. One of the special feature of this app is that it can sound an alarm if someone tries to access your locked apps forcefully.

Developer: Softwego
Compatibility: Android 3.0 and up
Availability: Google Play


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