SMS Lock helps you out!
SMS Lock is a light tool to protect your personal short messages(SMS & MMS).
The cute lock is designed upon Android system level, to provide fully privacy protection to your short message box(Messaging). After enable SMS Lock, there will be lock pattern protection when opening short message box.
It is simple and the best app for Messages Lock on play Store.
Why is it simple?
Set a new password and Start the lock.
Yes its that simple!
Why is it Best?
You can customize these options by clicking on 'Advanced Settings'.
- Choose Pattern lock or Number Lock.
- Running notification enable/disable in status bar.
- Relock delay: You can set the waiting time to relock after one successful login.
- Change background color of the lock screen.
- Gallery lock to protect Images &Video.
- UnInstall protection. Intruders can't bypass the lock by uninstalling it(or can't clear the app data).
- Low Battery usage and High performance.
Want more reasons?
1. Read what our users say in the reviews section.
2. Even better, why don't you give your own opinion by installing our app?
The only Lock on play store, that has the feature 'Prevent uninstall' in a simple and non-annoying way and users cant bypass by clearing data or uninstalling if this option is checked.
We don't bombard our users with advertisements like other apps. We adhere to strict user satisfaction with only 1 ad.
No shortcut ads, no icons, no malware.
If you like our app, please take a moment to rate us :)
1) If you are using any battery saver or ram booster application, make sure that they wont kill this Lock application service.
2) To prevent uninstall of the app, we make it as device administrator. The app doesn't modify your phone's settings in anyways.
We are the team who brought the mHotspot, the revolutionary app to share internet. More info: www.mhotspot.com
Credits: thanks to http://www.haibison.com/ for pattern lock library.
*NEW: Improved support for when Hangouts is set as your SMS app (it does not work with regular Hangouts messages)
SMS Popup provides a convenient popup dialog when a message is received that allows you to quickly read and reply to messages. It also provides in-depth customization of message notifications including contact specific sound, vibrate and LED settings.
NOTE: SMS Popup does mark message as "read" - if the notification tray icon does not disappear, make sure you disable the system messaging app notifications and use SMS Popup's notifications instead. Please see FAQ for more information.
Full feature list:
-convenient popup window on incoming message
-quickly reply, delete or close the message
-built-in "quick reply" for even faster messaging directly from popup window
-have your messages read to you using text-to-speech
-reply to messages using the system voice recognition
-customize notifications including sound, vibrate pattern, LED color (if available) and notification icon
-also customize notifications for individual contacts
-setup notification reminders (repeating notifications if you miss the first one)
-optional privacy mode to hide sender name and message contents
Remember to enable IMAP in Gmail.
Please note that auto backup might not work reliably when SMS Backup+ is installed on the SD card. Future version will hopefully fix this, in the meantime please move it back to phone memory if possible.
For those of you worried about app permissions: there is a detailed explanation in the FAQ section of the website.
Also, please consult the FAQ on the website before sending me an email.
NOTE: On Android 4.4+ devices, if you have performed the Restore and the messages don't appear in Hangouts then:
- Open Hangouts and Disable SMS from Settings.
- Exit the Hangouts app
- Open Hangouts and Enable SMS from Settings.
- Backup SMS Messages in XML format.
- Choose a scheduled time to automatically backup.
- Backup format is independent of the Android version so the messages can be easily moved from one phone to another, irrespective of the Android version.
- Option to select which conversations to backup.
- View/Restore all Messages or only selected conversations.
- Delete all SMS Messages on the Phone.
- Email a backup file.
- Automatically Email or Upload to Dropbox & Google Drive using the Add-On.
- The XML can then be converted to other formats, and can also be viewed on a computer.
- Tested on Android v1.5 to v4.4.2
Please note that MMS (Picture/Audio/Video messages) support is currently in BETA.
This app is ad-supported and requires the Internet permissions to display the Ads.
If you do not want ads the they can be disabled from preferences or you can buy the paid version from the Market.
On newer phones with inbuilt storage the default backup location will probably be the internal storage card and not the external.
This is because the phone reports the storage that way.
If you intend to do a factory reset on the phone, please make sure you save/email a copy of the backup outside the phone before doing it.
Lots more info at http://android.riteshsahu.com/apps/sms-backup-restore
FAQs can be found at http://bit.ly/d9t7Jk
Please start the app at least once after updates so that the scheduled backups start working.
This App needs access to the following:
* Your messages: Backup and Restore messages. Receive SMS permission needed to properly handle messages received while the app is the default messaging app on Android 4.4+ devices.
* Storage: To create the Backup file on the SD card.
* Phone calls - Without this the Restore fails on some phones.
* Network communication: For displaying Advertisements.
* Your social information: To display and store the contact names in the Backup file.
* Run at start-up: Start scheduled Backups.
* View Network Connections: So that the app does not try to load Ads when there is no connection.
* Control Vibration: To vibrate the phone when an operation is completed.
* Prevent Phone from Sleeping: To prevent the phone from going to sleep/suspended state while a Backup or Restore operation is in progress.
* Test access to Protected Storage: To create the Backup file on the SD card.
Icons designed by Vlad Kitanoski of www.vk-solutions.com
This app listens for incoming SMSs, saves them as fast as it can in an internal database (not the INBOX) and shows a notification.
If you see a "ghostly notification" from this app, but not from the stock SMS/MMS app (check screenshot #2), you can open the app, read your lost message and -if you wish- you can move it to your INBOX to store it or reply to it.
If you don't want to move it to the INBOX or if the stock SMS/MMS app didn't lose the message (check screenshot #1 and... good for you, by the way!), you can safely delete it from the internal database: no message from the INBOX is EVER deleted.
More informations can be found on the homepage: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=12765846
If this app helps you recover a precious message you would have hated to lose, consider a small donation as a token of appreciation ;-)
Donations are handled as In-app payments and enable the following OPTIONAL features:
- Remove Ads
- Use delayed notifications
If you lose your donation information (i.e.: you reset your device or you move to a new device) just open the app, hit the "Menu" button and select "Donations". The app will synchronize with the Market and restore every donation you made.
- SMS permissions are needed to write to the INBOX.
- Read contacts is needed to show the contact name in the list.
- Internet/Network is needed to show Ads. No other network communication is done.
- Billing is required for donations.
If you have any issues with the app, before posting a 1-star comment (I can't reply to them!) contact me on G+ (https://plus.google.com/115133497526444505927/posts) and I'll try to help. If I can't help you, go ahead and post a 1-star for the benefit of everyone else!
What do people think of this app?
"Works wonders! Wonder how many messages I missed before this app. It caught 10 messages in a couple weeks that my android missed or didn't notify." - M., Jul 13th, 2012
"Thx u Thx u" - R., Nov 13th, 2011
"Love this App! I thought that people were just not responding but in reality there messages were just getting lost and with this App it helps me recieve those messages that get lost." - S., Jan 3rd, 2012
"Does exactly what it says it does. A nice quick-fix for an annoying problem." - C., Apr 10th, 2011
This app lets you protect your SMS privacy through a PIN.
After installation it will ask you to set a 4 digit PIN, and will show the configuration options to protect SMS.
You can customize auto-lock time, so you don't need to enter the PIN every time you change task on your device.
If you enter a wrong pin and your phone has front camera, it will take a picture of the intruder and saved in the photo gallery.
Have fun in detecting the intruder! (Only devices with front camera)
★ It's free and has no limitations.
★ Keep your messages safe
★ Capture intruders when wrong PIN entered. Have Fun :)
★ Customize autolock time
★ Don't make you crazy with strange advertising.
★ It is ultra lightweight. Uses low resources and space.
★ Minimun special permissions required
★ Design attractive and simple user interface.
If you like our work, please don't forget the stars :)
* Support Emoji characters in text format and can be displayed in Emoji supported OS (Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.7 or later)
* Filter by conversation
* Filter by date
* Filter by SMS type
* Sorting SMS
* Export to Normal plain text (*.txt)
* Export to CSV, comma-separated values (*.csv)
* Restore SMS from previously exported .txt or .csv file
* Selectable date and time format
* Support Unicode UTF-8 encoding with/without BOM
* Support Windows, Unix, Mac plain text new line format
★ Our Facebook page has some Sample Output screenshots
- Fast way to lock huge files (like movies) by hashing just both beginning and ending of file (optional).
- Tracks temporary unlocked files by notification, to keep in mind you left unprotected docs.
- Encodes the content and file names as well.
- Involves the Android Media Scanner automatically after change to make file visible by other applications.
- Smart looking through directories for documents, locked and unlocked files.
- Opens documents directly from app.
- Notifies about forgotten unlocked files, which were left by user.
NOTICE: There is no password recovery procedure, because the password is not stored anywhere. Program checks just kind of password sum control (one way encryption).
Keep in mind that encrypted file name cannot be changed by other programs, because file locker will not able to restore original name and file remains corrupted.
Do you want to report problem, propose a new feature? Send me email, please. thx
Lock your all messages apps in Android using Whatsapp locker - Message Locker.
lock(protect) your Personal messages and Messages Apps from other users.
With App Locker you can lock your Messages, Whatsapp, Emails, Contacts, Facebook Messenger, we chat, viber, line..etc
All this with very less battery and memory consumption!
Whatsapp locker - Message Locker helps you to feel secure when:
- You share your phone with anyone
- You have sensitive messages
- Business Mails
- You have business & personal Messages.
- You have SMS, MMS etc. that you don't want to be shared.
- you can lock whatsapp, line, viber, tango, Skype, wechat, Facebook messenger, hangouts, BBM, snapchat, gmail, path, hike...etc..
- Lock all your messages and mail apps installed (Both 3rd Party and System apps).
- flat and very slick design
- very easy to lock with in 2 clicks
- Less Battery and Memory usage.
- Protect apps from getting uninstalled and installed.
- Built in offline password recovery
- Hide AppLock's icon from launcher
Whatsapp locker - Message Locker will keeps your personal messages with very safe.
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[UPDATE: Major bugs fixed in v1.1.9, please update]
Why go for simple app lockers when you have a strong uncrackable locker?
Why lock whole phone when you can lock individual apps?
Lock anything and everything in Android using Application-Locker. As your phone is the most personal computer, Secure your privacy today with Application-Locker. With Application-Locker lock your SMS, Emails, Contacts, Facebook, Gallery, Whatsapp, Google Play Store, Settings, Data connection, WiFi etc.
All this with very less battery and memory consumption!
Application-Locker helps you to feel secure when:
✔ You share your phone with anyone.
✔ Your kids play with your phone.
✔ You have sensitive app data.
✔ You have personal images in Gallery.
✔ You have sensitive contact details.
✔ You have SMS, MMS etc. that you don't want to be shared. And so on..
Free version can lock up to 5 apps. Try Pro version to protect all your apps.
☆ Lock any Android apps installed (Both 3rd Party and System apps).
☆ Lock System Settings.
☆ Lock modes: PIN / PATTERN / FAKE CRASH.
☆ FAKE CRASH Unlocker: Very intelligent way to protect any app, a fake crash dialog will be shown when locked app is launched. Only Master can unlock and open the locked app.
☆ Unkillable locker service. No task killer can kill Application-Locker service.
☆ Protect apps from getting uninstalled and installed.
☆ Prevent unauthorized connection to internet (Data connection and WiFi).
☆ Lock/Unlock quickly from Notification bar.
☆ Check logs to find intruders.
☆ Recover password through email backup.
☆ Re-lock interval, No need to authenticate for an interval of time after a successful login.
☆ Less Battery and Memory usage.
☆ Uncrackable framework. Only the master can uninstall Application-Locker.
☆ Built in offline password recovery.
☆ Dark and Light Theme.
☆ Uninstall Application-Locker directly from Application-Locker settings. No intruders can uninstall Application-Locker from System Settings!
Ensure your privacy today!
1. Why certain reviews complain about difficulty in uninstalling Application-Locker?
A. Application-Locker is a security application, So intruders should not be allowed to uninstall Application-Locker to gain access to the locked apps. To protect locked apps from such threats, Application-Locker has an "Advanced Security" feature which will disable the uninstall option for Application-Locker in System Settings. By default this "Advanced Security" feature will be disabled. The master can always uninstall Application-Locker from inside Application-Locker itself in two clicks, No worries.
2. Why Application-Locker consumes 30+ MB at the start of application?
A. This is common for most of the Android apps as in the beginning of a service more resources are required, but this memory footprint will be reduced to less than 10 MB in 15 minutes.
3. Is Application-Locker a battery killing app?
A. Absolutely not, Application-Locker will be one of the least battery consuming app in your device. This is because Application-Locker is designed from the scratch with an aim to reduce memory and battery consumption. Please try it yourself and be amazed at the performance.
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Great for people who accidentally changes their volume, have small kids, don't want their phone to go off accidentally in meetings, or even have apps which modify the sound settings a lot. It works with most profiling apps: Locale & Tasker ("Locale Audio Update Notifier" plugin necessary), Timeriffic, Setting Profiles, Ring Toggle, AAM, Bedside, etc.
By setting the timeout to "instant", the locked volumes will revert instantly without prompting.
The camera permission is to prevent Volume Locker from popping up due to the shutter sound on some devices. This app doesn't take pictures, it just detects if the camera is in use.
Features: unobtrusive, auto-start, call friendly, multiple volume lock
Exclude from task killer!
Regarding the Samsung Galaxy S: If VL doesn't work or save your settings properly, it's due to the upgrade to 2.2.1 breaking the settings permissions. Reinstalling won't fix it, the only fix is resetting the device. This is a Samsung issue and not related to VL.
Ring Control Audio Guard Manager
- SMS lock, protect SMS.
- Beautiful UI/UE design.
- Lower memory usage. <5M, better than any other similar APPs.
- Unlock with password or pattern, quickly and safety.
- Hide the app's icon, no one else can find it but you.
Still afraid that your GF/BF will check your phone?
Still afraid that some other girls/boys send you secret SMS?
Still afraid that your nephew will drive your phone crazy?
SMS lock, the way to resolve all the problem above.
First start the app, we need you set the unlock password and the security answer. After that, you can get the full protection of SMS. If you are using some system manage app, or system boost app, please let those app won't kill SMSLock.
Focus on protect SMS, beautiful UI/UE design.
IMLocker will just protect your SMS. It won't change any of your SMS information. And some app's permission like access to internet is just for the ads needs, if you do not like the ads, you can close them by click "x" no the banner.
Once the app has been enabled as a device administrator, you can set a pin or password and have your device lock based on your preferences.
Pebble Locker will not circumvent apps such as corporate email that require your device to have a pin, if you use an app that requires a pin or password on your device, Pebble Locker will not work for you. Pebble Locker will also not remove the pin or password on encrypted devices.Pebble Locker DOES NOT support pattern locks.
*To uninstall you must deactivate Pebble Locker as a device admin and reboot
*Please remember your pin/password, I cannot help you if you forget it and you will need to uninstall the app or factory reset your phone.
Read more and comment at http://lukekorth.com/blog/pebble-locker/
The source code is available on GitHub (https://github.com/lkorth/pebble-locker).
**GlassBOX Theme GO LauncherEX Supporting GO Locker theme.
**Z.CardR Theme GO Locker the second edition.
**Blue department recently also will launch, please look.
1.Make sure GO locker V1.05 has been installed.
2.Use it with Touch theme, Which is for GO Launcher EX, is perfect!
1. Make sure GO Launcher EX V2.58 or above and GO Locker v1.05 has been installed;
2. Click “MENU—->Preferences—->Theme Settings—->GO Locker---->My locker” to choose the theme;
3.The theme is Collocation a matching with the GO Launcher theme，You can search： Touch theme GO launcherEX to find it.hope you like it.
Please let me know if you meet any bugs or want any improvement!