Applications to block WhatsApp with a password arouse users’ interest in Google Play. Free platforms like App Protector, Lockdown Pro and Norton App Lock can do the job efficiently and can be used on Android phones. The private and sometimes confidential nature of the contents exchanged in the messenger is an urgent reason to give extra protection to the service and prevent intruders from accessing the conversations and files exchanged in the chat.
To help those interested in the tools, the dnetc drew up the list below that brings together the top five options for password applications on WhatsApp aimed at the Google operating system. The alternatives do not require registration, in addition to working for other services, such as Facebook, Gmail and Google Photos, for example.
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AppLock Lock lets you lock any Android apps with a password or pattern. The system already has WhatsApp selected as an application to be protected, but you can check other options, such as Messenger and Gmail. Once the code has been set, the lock screen will appear whenever the messenger is opened.
AppLock lock blocks WhatsApp with password or pattern – Photo: Playback / Raquel Freire
The App Protector also allows you to insert a password or drawing lock. For that it is necessary to create a numeric code in the first step of the application, but later it is possible to register a pattern and select this way to unlock WhatsApp.
The tool also requires the user to enter a security question, an alternative to be used to recover the account if the password is forgotten. As with other services in the category, you must enable access to use in Android settings.
App protector requires creation of numeric password and security question to block applications – Photo: Reproduction / Raquel Freire
With a modern interface, Locx: App Lock offers an intuitive way to password-protect WhatsApp and other apps. The messenger is one of the ones that appear on the app’s list of protection recommendations, just touch the lock icon to apply the lock.
The program also offers other functions that improve privacy, such as a photo safe and a theme to camouflage the lock screen. The measure prevents them from trying to discover your password to access cell phone content without permission.
Locx: App Lock brings modern interface for locking apps on Android – Photo: Reproduction / Raquel Freire
Lockdown Pro is ideal for those who want to protect WhatsApp with other forms of locking in addition to the standard and numeric password. In addition to these two, the service includes the possibility of protecting the messenger with a fingerprint (if the smartphone has the function) and also includes a calculator interface to fool intruders. The user can also choose how many digits the password has, set a random keyboard to make it difficult for strangers to access and set the PIN according to the time.
The software’s multiple functionalities is the advantage that justifies its choice. The devices improve the obstacles to have free access on the cell phone and can be an ideal option for the most cautious users.
Lockdown Pro has option to block WhatsApp by fingerprint – Photo: Reproduction / Raquel Freire
Norton App Lock is the application blocker for Norton. The free platform has the same basic protection options – password and default – but it offers the remote photo feature, capable of capturing an image of anyone who tries to unlock the phone and fails after three times. The collection of confidential images is stored in a specific folder in the Google operating system. The measure brings a function that gives the user the chance to identify malicious people without their suspicions.
Norton App Lock locks apps with a password and takes a picture of whoever tries to unlock your device – Photo: Reproduction / Raquel Freire
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