How To Lock And Unlock Apps on Xiaomi Phones


How To Lock or Unlock Apps on Xiaomi Smartphones

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FlashSaleTricks Welcome you to a new series of articles/tuts on Mi Tips and Tricks. The first in line is the method to lock apps on Xiaomi Smartphones. Usually, to lock or unlock an app or to password protect an app on android smarpthone, you will probably install a separate app from the playstore. But on Xiaomi mobiles, we have in-built settings to lock or password protect an app. By using the method, you can lock your apps, personal files in gallery, videos, and other personal stuff on any Xiaomi smartphones.

Once the Lock option is enabled on your Xiaomi smartphone, you can easily lock all you application with one simple click. You can use a lock code or pattern on an app-by-app basis, preventing unwanted access to any app you deem private. Let’s take a look at how to use it and how it works on the Xiaomi android smartphones.

Step 1. Go to Settings -> App lock menu and then select the apps that you want to lock on your phone.

Step 2. Choose application which one you lock(Example: Whats App)

Step 3. Next ‘Set password’ like Pattern or Finger Print

Step 4. Open the locked application (Whatsapp) to see if  it’s protected 🙂


Yeah, locking apps works perfect now !!. Let’s see how to unlock any protected application.


  1. Setting ko hi lock lag gaa Hain

    Setting main app lock se setting ko hi lock lag Gaya Hain plz kuch batyeye Kya karun mere imp file bhi lovk ho Gaye Hain plz help me plz pal😫😫😫😫😫😭😭😭😭

  2. Are Bhai Mera setting me apps lock laggaya hai aab hame us apps lock ko Bina tode & kohela aaur apps lock Kaisa tha phir wahi pattern automatically aaje plZ told How?

  3. Hello friends
    I need to hack the RedMi M2001C3K3I phone in our current residence for some important reason do you know the default password for this phone? tell me then so that I can try doing with that

  4. Redmi prime 2 mobiles Applock is not working properly
    It is displaying like add to Mi account so that you can reset using it but applock is not working
    Please help me

  5. Sir mere phone me app lock salary hair m.i y1 h setting bhi lock hai sir or fingerprint ni laga hai please sir koi esa solution btao jisse data ni Jaye bahut important hai sari files jaldi btaiye sir plzzzz

  6. Hello! I did the same. I locked a few apps with my fingerprint. But along with it ,this also sets a Screen Lock on my phone. Can we do something to apply only the App Lock?


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