How to lock apps in Oneplus 3/3t, 5/5t or 6 using inbuilt app locker

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If you have the OnePlus and want to lock some apps like WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Telegram, Gallery or any other app; you don’t need to download any third party app from the Google Play store. The Oneplus running on Android OS has inbuilt app locker facility or feature to hide your sensitive data apps or restrict apps access only to you. It supports PIN/Password or Pattern to secure your installed apps. For example, you are living with your family and can’t use the Phone lock password or pattern because other family members also use your phone, occasionally; but you don’t want to compromise the privacy, so at that point, you can use the Oneplus 3/3T, 5/5T, 6 inbuilt app locker feature…

Here in this tutorial, we let you know how to activate and use the Oneplus inbuilt app locker feature:

  1. Grab your Oneplus smartphone and go to Settings
  2. From the Settings, scroll down to Personal section.
  3. Under the Personal section, you will find an option called Security & Lock Screen.
  4. Again scroll down to the Privacy section and tap on the App locker…
  5. Now the phone will ask you to enter the device pattern if you already have other give you an option to first create that (PIN/Password or Pattern.
  6. Inside the App locker, you will find and an option called “Add apps“.
  7. Tap on that and add the App which you want to secure using the Oneplus built-in locker.
  8. You can also, hide the notifications for all apps that you have locked, so far. For that just slide the toggle button given on the top in front of option “Hide notification contents”.

How to lock apps in Oneplus 3 3t, 5 5t or 6 using inbuilt app locker

Rajkumar Maurya
Rajkumar Maurya is the H2S Media tech expert. He’s always been passionate about technology and has been writing on the subject since 2014. He has extensive knowledge of all kinds of technology, from consumer-tech to enterprise solutions. You can contact the author at--


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