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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by KzN, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. KzN

    KzN Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I'm not sure if this exists yet but I'd be willing to pay $2, even $5, for it.

    Although the lock screen is useful for keeping unauthorized people out, sometimes a friend wants to check Facebook, look something up, or just play a game but they have a dumb phone.

    There needs to be an app where you can lock certain apps [such as the market (just in case they accidentally buy something), gmail/email (for obvious reasons), or maybe that app that you use when you're lonely and bored (lolz!)]. To enter the app, you could either either a number code or do a pattern like on the lock screen. Apps should also require a password when accessed from the notification bar.

    However, if you're sick of it always asking for your password/pattern, there should be a way to turn it off (like when you're using it and nobody wants to use your phone anymore).

    There's an app for this on a jailbroken iPod/iPhone in Cydia called Lockdown (I have it on my 1st gen iPod).

  2. karimarie

    karimarie Well-Known Member

    I would love something like this!! Anyone?
  3. markww

    markww Newbie

    I'm not sure if this is possible. Even if it is, a user can just delete the app from the settings page, so it would only really useful against very young kids or ignorami.
  4. Viper786

    Viper786 Newbie

    Sorry to dig up a post from January, but does anyone know if there's an app like this in the market yet?
  5. 2FR35H

    2FR35H Android Expert

    Sounds like a pain in the Azz for the user if to access all the apps that you would have to give a code on each app. certainly it can be done though.
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