20 Best App Lockers for Android that you must have in 2016

Your Android device probably contains a lot of information you would rather keep out of the public eye. While most android devices come with their own internal lock system, you may find it necessary to have an additional security system to keep information private. Here are 20 of the best app lockers for Android to help you better protect your information.

Part 1: The Best App Lockers for 2016

1. C-Locker

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ccs.lockscreen_pro&hl=en

This app offers you a number of locking options including the classic slide to unlock and swipe to unlock methods. It also comes with a cool bubble unlock method that allows you to slice your finger through the bubble to unlock the phone. It is completely free to use and doesn’t require any additional in-app purchases to work. It is a very simple app with minimal functionality for those who are not looking for anything too complicated.

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2. Cover Lock Screen

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.coverscreen.cover&hl=en

This is another free app that does more than just lock your screen. It uses data on your device such as GPS to see if you are at home or the office and then guess which apps you will need at that particular time. It also has additional features such as the peek feature that lets you open certain apps when the screen is still locked as well as smart settings.

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3. AppLock

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.domobile.applock

If you need the added security of locking specific apps, AppLock is one of the most effective tools to use. It allows you to lock apps such as SMS, call history, gallery and even mail. The fact that it cannot be uninstalled from your device without a password further adds to its appeal.

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4. DIY Locker

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=qlocker.diy&hl=en

DIY locker allows you to design your own lock screen by using photos on your device or images that come inbuilt in the app. You can also change the order of the images you use as well as the colours and font sizes. It is completely free and very easy to use.

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5. Dodol Locker

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.campmobile.locker&hl=en

This one comes as a part of a package of other apps (the Dodol Collection). It is free and has many themes that allow you to easily customize your lock screen. It however, still supports the regular pattern and PIN lock methods. It is a great choice if you just want to customize your lock screen

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6. Perfect AppLock (App Protector)

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.morrison.applocklite&hl=en

This app is also an ideal if you want the added security of locking certain apps. It has a free version but also comes with a premium version that has additional functionality and is free of ads. It allows for a PIN lock, gesture lock or pattern lock. It can also be used to lock Wi-Fi, USB and Bluetooth connectivity.

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7. Echo Notification Lockscreen

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.doublelabs.androscreen.echo&hl=en

This is an app that focuses on delivering notifications to the locked screen. It shows smart alerts, security settings and other notification. It is very easy to use although you need to upgrade to the pro version to get additional features.

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8. Go Locker

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.jiubang.goscreenlock&hl=en

It is one of the most popular screen lock apps in the market. The free version allows you to utilize a wide selection of themes and even read messages from your locked device. The upgrade price is set at $19.99 and allows you to get a whole host of unique paid themes.

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9. Holo Locker

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mobint.locker&hl=en

This app acts just like the Android lock screen. The paid version will however provide you with additional features that include launching apps from the locked screen and many more. Most people who have used it however find it quite buggy.

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10. Smart  AppLock

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sp.protector.free&hl=en

This is a great app if you need additional security features. One of the best features on this app is that it takes pictures of anyone trying to access your device without the right PIN or pattern.

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11. Joy Locker

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.locktheworld.screen.lock.desktop.main&hl=en

This is a security app that also allows you to play games in the meantime. There are little games like soccer, shooting and fish games that keep you busy. It is a great app to keep kids occupied eve as it keeps them out of your important stuff.

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12. Lock Master

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.qiigame.flocker.global&hl=en

This one is the most stylish of the bunch. It allows you to easily customize your locked screen with different wallpapers and themes. It is fully customizable and lets you create a truly unique screen.

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13. LokLok Connected Lock Screen

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=co.loklok&hl=en

This one is basically a messenger service that operates on your locked screen. It is a lot of fun to use and completely free. It is however a beta so expect a few problems although it is expected to get better.

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14. Apps Lock &Gallery Hider

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mig.app.gallery&hl=en

This app is quite popular because it allows you to lock apps that certain Apps including Facebook, Gmail and Twitter. It is also very reliable and effective.

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15. MagicLocker

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mobi.lockscreen.magiclocker&hl=en

Here’s another fun app that allows you to fully customize your locked screen with unique themes. It also comes with an advances feature like blocking the home key to prevent your phone from waking up.

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16. MixLocker

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.next&hl=en

This one not only comes with a high number of customizable themed but also allows you to utilize several unlock options to unlock your device.

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17. LEO Privacy Guard

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Leomaster&hl=en

This app emphasises privacy above all else. It is designed to lock apps that may contain personal information such as SMS, Call Log, Facebook, Twitter and even Gmail.

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18. Next Lock Screen

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.next&hl=en

This is a lock screen replacement app that allows you to quickly do things like reply to messages and vie notifications. It is however buggy and requires a little bit of work before it can rise to the top.

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19. Picturesque

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.androidapps.picturesque&hl=en

This one is more focused on beauty and allows you to utilize wallpapers found on Bing. It also shows news, weather and a search bar on the lock screen.

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20. SlideLock Locker

Download Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.slidelock&hl=en

If anything this app offers you a great way to access notifications on your device. For example, you can easily swipe to the right to open notifications and swipe to the left to easily dismiss them.

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Now you have cool Lockers for your Android device. Let us know which one works best for you and if we left out any cool ones. 

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