Lock and Unlock Apps on OnePlus 3 using Fingerprint Scanner [How To]

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This tutorial lists steps on How to Lock and Unlock Apps on OnePlus 3 using Fingerprint scanner

OnePlus 3 is the high-end smartphone available at reasonable price for the specifications and features it offers. The most high-lighting factor of OnePlus 3 is its 6GB RAM and fingerprint scanner. In this tutorial we will show how to lock and unlock apps on OnePlus 3 using Fingerprint scanner. We saw this feature recently on Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and some other Android smartphone featuring Fingerprint scanner.

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Locking apps via Fingerprint scanner is included in the app lock, which Xiaomi offered on Redmi Note 3 and other models. But unfortunately there is no native App lock for OnePlus 3, so we have to depend on the third party application called “App Lock: Fingerprint Password” to meet our requirements.

So without any further ado, let’s proceed and see how to lock and unlock apps on OnePlus 3 via Fingerprint scanner.

How to Lock & Unlock Apps on OnePlus 3 using Fingerprint Scanner:

Step 1: Download “App Lock: Fingerprint Password” from Play Store.

Step 2: Once installed, open it. The app should ask to set a PIN or Pattern. Depending on your opinion create either PIN or Pattern.

Step 3: Now the app should prompt you to allow Usage access permissions. Follow the onscreen settings and allow the app, required permissions.

Step 4: Select all the apps which you want lock.

Step 5: Head over to app settings and enable Use fingerprint to unlock option.

Lock and Unlock Apps on OnePlus 3 using Fingerprint Scanner

That’s it now you can lock and unlock apps on OnePlus 3 using Fingerprint scanner.

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3 COMMENTS

    • No you can’t. Pattern or Pin comes to rescue when the device doesn’t detect your finger or your finger has injuries.

  1. How to lock the setting app on the one plus 3.

    Because if I go to settings and disable permission for app lock then it gets disabled and is of no use

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