Full phone lock using password or PIN is the most secure option, but it is also very inconvenient. It requires entering a passphrase, PIN or pattern every time you unlock your Android phone. Some folks prefer to lock specific application instead of full phone lock. In that case, AppLocks are the most useful application. But now it is easy to bypass Applock apps.
AppLock is a tiny app that lets you lock specific applications or functions. You required entering the password only for those applications you want to lock. like Messages, WhatsApp or Photos. But there is a security loophole in AppLocks. AppLocks can be easily bypassed if you know a simple trick. In this article, I will show you way to bypass AppLocks, and also how to prevent AppLock bypass.
Trick 1: Bypass Applock Apps
Trick 2: Uninstalling and resetting Applock app
Bonus Trick: How to prevent from getting hacked?
In Applock you must lock your Settings, so no one can open settings and mess with AppLock. You can also read our detailed post on how to protect your smartphone data.