How to Lock Apps on Galaxy S9 And Galaxy S9 Plus

Last Updated on April 28, 2023 by Bestusefultips

Samsung Galaxy S9 has several excellent features such as AR Emoji, super slow motion video, video enhancer, and more. You need to download a third-party app to lock or hide apps on Samsung S9 & S9 Plus. Here’s how to lock apps on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. You can lock WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, and any other app you want to secure the app’s data. Also, use different screen lock security to lock Samsung Galaxy S9 apps including Fingerprint scanner, Face unlock, Password, PIN, or Pattern lock.

You can use this Galaxy S9 lock app feature if you protect your essential app data or restrict children from opening YouTube or other unnecessary apps. Just lock that app if you want not to use that app with your friends or another person. To again use the app, unlock the app on the Galaxy S9 device. Check out below given complete process to unlock or lock apps on Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus.

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How to Lock or Unlock Apps on Galaxy S9 Plus and Galaxy S9

How to lock apps on galaxy S9 and galaxy S9 Plus


Lock Apps on Galaxy S9 Plus Using Third-party Apps

You need to download a third-party app on your Samsung Galaxy device to lock the app.

Step 1: Download and install the App Lock app on your Samsung Galaxy devices.

Step 2: Now, open the app, enter the password or security you want to use to unlock it every time you want to open it.

Here see the list of installed apps on your device.

Step 4: Toggle on the App you want to lock the app from your device.

Lock individual Apps Using Recent Apps on Samsung S9+

Step 1: Tap the Recent Apps button at the bottom of your S9 & S9 Plus.

Step 2: Tap on Three vertical dots at the upper right-side corner.

Here you can see lock apps, list view, and contacts us settings.

Step 3: Select Lock apps.

Now show the lock icon on all recent apps listed in your Galaxy devices.

Step 4: Tap on the Lock icon of the app you want to lock.

Step 5: Tap on Done in the upper right corner.

Now open the app, you can lock, and you can see open the app but can’t see anything in-app.

Unlock App on Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus and S9

Step 1: Open the Recent Apps list on your Samsung devices.

Step 2: Tap on the Unlock icon of the app.

You can see this message on the screen: App unlocked.

If you want to show/hide apps notification on the lock screen in Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, follow the below steps.

How to Show or Hide App Notifications on Galaxy S9 & S9 Plus Lock Screen

Step 1: Go to Settings in your Samsung S9 & S9 Plus.

Step 2: Tap on the Lock screen & Security.

Step 3: Tap on Notifications.

Step 4: Tap on the Lock screen.

Step 5: Select from Show content on lock screen/hide sensitive notification content/don’t show notifications at all.

And that’s it. We hope this makes it clear how to lock apps on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. If you have any trouble, tell us in below comment box. We’ll respond as soon as possible. Please stay connected with us for the latest S9 and S9 Plus tips.

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