If you forgot your password and didn't set a backup password, you'll have to uninstall and install back again lockIO to reset your password because we don't record our users passwords. If you're device is locked in the password screen after, you'll have to perform an emergency restart to gain control of your phone again. To do this, press volume down and power button for 5-8 seconds.
The Premium version will convert your phone in a "house alarm", as a user best described these features. In the event of entering a wrong password, a loud alarm will play, take an intruder selfie and starts vibrating. For maximum protection, we suggest you set the max. incorrect attempts to 1 and activate all premium features. You don't turn off your phone very often so...
lockIO can be extremely useful to lock important apps and secure sensitive photos that contain private content. You can lock apps that can generate a commercial transaction or have sensible information, such as Tinder, Snapchat, Amazon or any banking apps. Or just any other app you feel needs to be secured.
Yes, it is. To be able to secure the shut down process, we need to "over impose" our password prompt above the powering off and restart options once they pop up. You can ignore this message by pressing the Back button or tap anywhere in the screen.
In order to protect your phone, we need to have access to certain data stored in your phone, such as access to media files (so we can lock your photos and videos files in the Vault) as well as to the camera so as we can take a picture when Intruder Selfie is activated. We only have access to information that is necessary to accomplish a determined task.
With this feature you can set the period of time during which your phone will remain unlocked. This means that lockIO won't ask for password to open locked apps during this period time. You can set the days and hours during your mobile device won't require you a password when using the app.
lockIO doesn't just lock apps and hide photos from the gallery, it secures one the most importat settings: power off your phone. Find our more on how to protect your device.
We're constantly working to incorporate new features to protect your private files and to secure your device against mobile phones theft.
lockIO does not track and locate your phone thru GPS. In the event that you're not able to retrieve your stolen device, be sure to have activated Find My Phone feature on Android. For more information, go to https://www.google.com/android/find
Of course it is. We hope that you don't need to use our features because our app wants to jam any attempt to steal your phone. Don't put the lock after the robbery, download lockIO now and secure your power button, lock apps, hide photos and much more!
By activating this push notification, you will automatically receive a notification to lock newly installed apps detected in your phone, so they can only be used after a password request.
When this function is activated, your phone will not require a password, it will remain unlocked while being connected to the selected WIFI network. You can set your home and office WIFI as safe places, and the app will only be active whenever you are on other networks. This is ideal for safe places like your home, where you don't need to be asked for a password whenever using the app.
With usage tracking lockIO monitors which other application you use and how often, identifies the service provider, language settings and other data.
If you acquired our Premium version and ads haven't been removed or the features are off, please try closing and opening the app. If the problem persist, repeat the Get Premium process (premium won't be charged a second time) and turn on the features to check if they're activated.