Wednesday, April 13, 2016

How To Lock Photos And Files On iOS 9.3.1 iPhone

As every iDevice user you have something to hide, be it super important documents, account information or other. In his post we will teach you how to lock photos and files on iOS 9.3.1 iPhone not only with passcode or via Touch ID. 

Pocket Files app offers an additional layer of protection and ensures that even if someone unlock your iPhone, they won’t be able to access your most important data. The app is free (with ads and an upper limit of 150 files) and you can pay $2.99 to unlock pro features and to disable ads.

How To Lock Photos And Files In iOS 9

Step 1. Download Pocket Files app and install it on your iOS 9.3 device. At first sight, it might not even look like an app locker.

Step 2. Now launch the app. There you’ll see 3 folders under the labels Photos, Videos and Documents. It is also possible to create new folders if you like.

Step 3. To add any files, just head to a folder and click the “+” button in the bottom.

Step 4. You’ll now see a menu to select photos or videos. Pick the option, give the app permission to access your photos and then you’ll be able to choose the photos you want to add.

Step 5.Once they’re imported, they’ll stay in the app’s memory. Now you’ll need to navigate to the Photos app and clear the original file. Yes it takes your time but that’s just the way iOS works.

How to add Passcode and Touch ID protection to Pocket Files app

Step 1.Pocket Files doesn’t prompt you to add a passcode lock. To do this, you’ll have to head to “Settings” and click “Launch Passcode”.

Step 2. From there, you can add a passcode protection.

Step 3. If you want to enable also touch ID protection then below, you can toggle the “Unlock Using Touch ID” option.

Step 4.The next time you launch the app, you’ll be presented with a Lock screen. To use Touch ID to authenticate, click the “Fingerprint” icon.

Pocket Files app is really save way to lock Photos and Files on iOS 9.3.1 iPhone without even jailbreaking your device.


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