We all know that whatsapp is one of the most popular IM available for your mobile device and is undoubtedly an app that you can find on the hands every Android user. The text messaging and mms were completely replaced by whatsapp today. Even Facebook was affected on the triumph of whatsapp and that is the reason they jumped onto grab the whatsapp completely, foreseeing them as a potential threat and an invaluable asset.
Since everybody uses whatsapp and since unlike others, It doesn’t need a password or signing in, There arise a slight privacy issue. If your phone is in wrong hands (especially your friends 😉 ) anybody could read your messages or chat as you ! This issue will be serious for teenagers and youngsters as they are the ones whose phone is ‘not so’ private and all friends may have access to. So it’s essential to lock the whatsapp for protecting your privacy – you don’t want your sensible messages to your girlfriends to be read by your bully friends, do you ??
Password Protect Whatsapp
There are many applications that allows you to put a password for your whatsapp, but here we are listing the best 2 of them, in terms of reliability, easiness, and protection.
The most popular of all. The advanced protection of applock, when turned on, makes it unbreakable and very strong. The fancy interface and smooth user experiance is the most popular feature of applock. This is the most voted and most recommended applock available. This also provides the ability to hide images and videos also.
This is a very lite app also and the minimalism is the one that will surely bring you down.
★ #1 App lock in over 50 countries.
★ Over 50 Million users, supporting 24 languages.
☞ AppLock can lock SMS, Contacts, Gmail, Facebook, Gallery, Market, Settings, Calls and any app you choose, with abundant options, protecting your privacy.
☞ AppLock can hide pictures and videos, AppLock empowers you to control photo and video access. Selected pictures vanish from your photo gallery, and stay locked behind an easy-to-use PIN pad. With AppLock, only you can see your hidden pictures. Privacy made easy!
★ With the help of App Lock, you may:
Never worry about a friend borrow your phone to play games again!
Never worry about a workmates get your phone to have a look again!
Never worry about private data in some apps may be read by someone again!
Never worry about your kids may changing phone’s Settings, paying games, messing up it again!
This is yet another powerful app with a lot of advanced features and security options. The best thing i like about it is that if somebody tries to break-in to your whatsapp, this will take their photo and exact time and date. So, This is a must shot if you also wants to findout who is very much curious to peek into your secrets
Do you worry about private data or secrets on your smart phone falling into the wrong hands? Vault makes it easy for you to fully control your privacy or secrets. Keep your pictures, videos, SMS, contacts, even Facebook messages private, and hide them from prying eyes. Protect your apps with a password or camouflage them for maximum privacy.
Users and the press love Vault:
★The most popular app with over 30 million users worldwide
★CTIA – “The Best App of CTIA by the Techlicious 2012 Best of CTIA Awards”
★PC Magazine – “PC Magazine Best Apps”
★TRUSTe – Received “TRUSTe Privacy Seal”
★Global Mobile Internet Conference App Space – “A top 50 app”
Top features of Vault: Hide and encrypt data
☆Photos & videos protection: All files will be stored in a safe place and can only be viewed in Vault after entering the correct password.
☆Contacts/SMS/Call logs protection: Allows users to create “private contacts”, whose messages and call logs will be hidden from the phone screen. Vault hides all incoming message alerts and text messages from those contacts for maximum privacy.
☆App Lock: Facebook, Wechat, Email, Skype, Line, Tango…Apps that you choose to lock will be protected with a password. Premium users can select an unlimited number of apps to lock, and also enable Camouflage App Lock which lets locked apps appear as if they have crashed.
Create a decoy vault to protect the real one. If someone insists on seeing confidential data or secrets stored in your Vault, just show them the “fake” one. Put photos in your fake vault that are ok for others to see, and keep important data protected in your real vault.
Hide the Vault icon on the phone’s Home screen. When stealth mode is activated, the Vault icon will disappear and can be opened again by entering your password via the phone dial pad.
Snaps a picture of anyone who enters the wrong password in an attempt to access your Vault, without letting the intruder know. This feature requires an Android 2.3 (or higher) device with a front-facing camera.
Add a Facebook friend to your Vault and enjoy secure chats away from Facebook.
Back up your Vault files to NQ’s cloud space. Your data will be securely encrypted, and can only be accessed by you.
Arabic, Chinese, English, Russian
You can also store photos and videos too, just as in applock. Again another importent feature is the stealth mode, where you can hide the vault icon and can access it by typing your pin followed by “##”. You can also create a fake vault with a dummy password, in case you are caught, which shows an empty vault.
Both these apps are famous app lockers that you can use to lock down your whatsapp. Use them and have secure chatting !!