Hexlock App Lock and Photo Vault – Secure Apps & Media files Easily

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Recently we have reviewed Rocket VPN App for Android/iOS and now going to rolling out awesome features of Hexlock App Lock and Photo Vault. As the name suggests, it is able to secure installed apps as well as a photo gallery. Messages, Contacts, Gallery, WhatsApp, YouTube, and other installed apps can be protected with PIN, Passwords, or Pattern lock. Users can hide certain private pictures and videos in the locked photo gallery.

Hexlock App Overview

Hexlock can see the following options under setting menu –

  1. Reset Passcode
  2. Fingerprint (Available for Android Marshmallow)
  3. Lock screen background
  4. Require Passcode
  5. Uninstall Prevention
  6. Auto-Activate
  7. Notify to lock new apps
  8. Remove Ads (Enjoy ad-free protection for Rs.10 only)

1. Automatic Lock

Free Hexlock app prevents unauthorized access using six available profiles and media vault. As the app comes with six different profiles, these are to lock different app for different locations or purposes – like Work, Home, School, Party, Parent, and Café.

Hexloack lock screen
Hexlock lock screen

Add different apps to 6 different profiles and use certain profiles for certain purposes to ensure your privacy. Users can swipe the screen left and right to set up different profiles. At the bottom of the screen, the user can the number of locked apps.

In-built Media vault can protect your private pictures and videos from unwanted users.

2. Auto-Activate

Users can automatically switch in between different profiles while connected to an internet connection and save data all the time.

Hexlock Auto Activate Profiles
Hexlock Auto Activate Profiles

3. Prevent Unauthorized Uninstall

Some users can willingly or unwillingly uninstall some important apps installed in your device. But, all apps protected with Hexlock can’t be uninstalled without admin access.

4. Fingerprint Unlock

Users who have Android 6.0 Marshmallow or above operating system can get access to these features and set up fingerprint lock for ultimate protection.

Fingerprint unlocking features
Fingerprint unlocking features

5. Performance

This app is of less than 7 MB in size and performs flawlessly.

6. User-Friendly UI

Hexlock comes with user-friendly and fast UI. All available options are well accessible.

7. Media Vault

Private pictures and videos can be kept hidden inside the media vault. Without admin privileges, unlocking and uninstalling Hexlock is not permitted, so stay away from worries.

Hexlock media vault
Hexlock media vault

The user can set up this feature under the menu and media files to lock inside the photo gallery.

8. Maintain Confidentiality

Hexlock app can protect social media applications like Facebook, WhatsApp, and Twitter, etc. Users can put them under the chosen password.

Pros

  • Ensure and give control over privacy settings
  • Media vault to lock private pictures and videos
  • Six different profiles to lock apps
  • Fingerprint protection (Works only on Android Marshmallow OS)
  • Customizable Lockscreen
  • Prevent unauthorized apps uninstall

Cons

  • Half-page advertisement on unlock screen
  • Only four-digit PIN allowed. Request more advanced combinations.

Verdict

Fulfills user expectations and provides the necessary security features. Over and above app locking, media vault is astonishing.  Fingerprint unlocking is a most recent feature, available in very few apps. More bio-metric advancement is expected to win the competition. Top Developer badge on the Google Play Store give more advantage over other apps. No doubt, it is an ultimate solution for Android smartphone users.

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