How to lock apps in OnePlus 6

Here’s how to lock apps in OnePlus 6 Oxygen OS. You can lock apps with PIN number or fingerprint in OnePlus 6 using built-in app locker feature. This App locked feature is helpful to protect your app important data. Also hide apps notification contents on OnePlus 6 that added on app locker list. You can find OnePlus 6 app locker feature under security & lock screen settings.

You can also use third party apps to lock or unlock apps in OnePlus 6. But app locker feature is more secure than third party apps to lock individually apps on OnePlus 6 Oxygen OS. Follow below given step by step process to lock apps in OnePlus 6.

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How to lock apps in OnePlus 6 Oxygen OS

Step 1: Swipe down notification shade and tap Settings icon

Step 2: Tap Security & lock screen under personal section

Here you can see find my device, security update, screen lock, smart lock, fingerprint, face unlock, privacy, SIM card lock and other settings.

Step 3: Tap App locker under privacy section

Step 4: Enter you phone PIN to continue & tap OK

You can see “hide notification content” option. By default turn off this option in your device. If you want to hide notification of app you added on app locker, enable hide notification content in your device.

Step 5: Tap Add apps

List of installed application are view in your device.

Step 6: Select apps you want to lock

Step 7: Go to home screen and open app you added on OnePlus 6 app locker list

Step 8: Now enter PIN or fingerprint to unlock apps in OnePlus 6

It’s quite easy to OnePlus 6 lock apps using in-built app locker feature.

How to unlock apps on OnePlus 6 Oxygen OS

Settings > Security & lock screen > Privacy > App locker > Add apps > uncheck the selected apps box you want to unlock.

You can also try below given settings to app lock on OnePlus 6 Oreo 8.1.

Tap recent apps button > Tap lock icon of app you want to lock > Done

And that’s all. Do you have any alternative methods to lock apps in OnePlus 6 using fingerprint or PIN? Share with us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for latest OnePlus 6 tutorial.

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