App lock is very useful feature to protect our data and privacy on mobile phones. If you want to allow someone to use your phone, say making a phone call, but do not want them to access certain apps or data on the phone, you can lock the app or data with a password. We can see many security apps on Google Play can do this. Check out this guide to lock settings and apps on Samsung mobile phone using a third party security app. Some smartphone manufacturers have even added the app local into the system, so we don’t have to use third-party lock and security apps. Xiaomi and Huawei are two of them. We can find the app lock utility since MIUI 8. You can follow these steps to lock apps on Xiaomi & Redmi phones. In this article, we will show you how to use the app locker on Huawei phone to lock certain apps with password and protect your privacy.
Head to Settings > Security & privacy > App lock.
You will be asked to set a 4-digit PIN first if not yet. Type the same password twice, then set the password security question and answer. After that when you enter the App lock from Settings, you will need to enter the PIN code.
Turn on the locker for an installed app on Huawei phone. No one can open or access the locked apps without the password on your Huawei mobile.