How to Lock Apps on iPhone iPad Securely

to protect our app data safe, usually we’ll lock apps on our iPhone iPad. Now here, we’ll learn how to lock apps on iPhone iPad security.

There are many apps on our iPhone iPad, like notes, messages, photos, reminders ect. All those apps are very important for us, as they contain some privacy information and data, so we want to keep them safe and protect our privacy. Now we’ll show you several ways about how to lock apps on iPhone iPad securely, please have a check.

Lock iPhone iPad App with Restriction Feature

By using iPhone iPad’s restriction feature, we can lock any apps by asking for a password.

Step 1. Open your iPhone iPad, go to Setting--General--Restriction.

Step 2. Now turn it on and create a password, which can be same as your lock screen password, and it can also be a different one.

Step 3. Then you can set up password for any apps you want to lock them, if you don’t want to lock some apps, you can turn off related app button.

Lock iPhone iPad Apps with Guided Access

There is another feature named Guided Access, which can also help us lock apps on our iPhone iPad.

Step 1. Open your iPhone iPad, go to Setting--General--Accessibility.

Step 2. Then you can see option “Guided Access”, turn it on and click Password Setting--Set Guided Access Passcode, then set the password you need.

Step 3. Then launch the app you need to restrict, and click home button three times, then we’ll enter Guided Access mode. Now you iPhone iPad will restrict this app. And you can also do the same steps to restrict other apps.

Step 4. When you want to quit it, you just need to tap on home button three times and input the password.

Backup App Data on iPhone iPad

We can also keep our iPhone iPad app data safe by transferring them to our PC, and we can do it selectively with the help of iRefone.

iRefone is a professional iOS data recovery software, it can backup, transfer and recover more than 16 kinds of files selectively, like contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminders, voice memo, WhatsApp message, WeChat messages ect. It’s 100% safe with three mode.

Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.

Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone iPad with PC. Choose “Recover from iOS Device”, click “Start”.

Step 2. Now new interface will show up, we can find and click related app icon there, like “Contact” icon, and it will be scanned by iRefone.

Step 3. After scanning, you can preview and choose contacts you need, tap on “Recover to PC” to backup or transfer your contacts.


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