How to hide and lock apps on Xiaomi MI | Redmi smartphones

Hey, Bro! You know, it so happens that your girlfriend picks up your phone, open your apps, reads your messages and sees things that aren’t meant for her beautiful eyes. Well, to avoid this you can protect your information by hiding or locking certain apps on your MI or Redmi smartphone. So I’ll show you how to hide and lock apps on Xiaomi MI and Redmi smartphones!

How to lock apps on Xiaomi phones

First, let’s see how to lock apps on your Xiaomi phone. To do this just follow this simple instructions (before doing this make sure that you are logged in to your MI account):

Step 1

Open Settings, scroll down the screen and tap the ‘App lock’ tab;
How to hide and lock apps on Xiomi MI | Redmi smartphones

Step 2

Then you need to set the image key that you will need to enter to open these applications. Or you can turn on fingerprint or face detection unlock4

Step 3

On the next screen just select the apps you need to lock;
How to lock apps on Xiomi phones

Step 4

Apps will be locked so that no one else can open them without entering a password;

That’s all, Bro! Now you know know how to lock certain apps on your Xiaomi MI 9 and 10 or Redmi devices.

How to hide apps in Xiaomi (MIUI | Redmi)

Now I will show you how to hide apps in Xiaomi MIUI 10. Just do the following:

Step 1

Open Settings and go to ‘App lock’;

Step 2

Enter the password, then swipe to the ‘Hidden apps’ tab and just select the apps you need to hide;
Xiomi: how to hide apps in Xiomi (MIUI | Redmi)

Step 3

Apps will be hidden. To find hidden apps just spread 2 fingers on the screen and enter your App lock.

Now you know how to hide some apps in Xiaomi MI and Redmi 9 or 10 smartphones. This instruction also works for many other Android devices.

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