How to Lock Android Phone without using Power/Lock Screen Button


Almost every Android powered smartphone comes with screen lock button to lock the screen instantly, and some of them uses the power button as screen lock button. Juts tapping on this buttons locks your Android Phone’s screen. But, what if you don’t have dedicated unlock button on your Android phone? Or you are unable to access the lock button because of your phone’s case? Today,  I will show you how to lock Android phone without using lock button.

Today’s smartphone come with a fingerprint sensor on the home button or at the back of the phone. Some phones have their fingerprint sensor at the side of the phone. However, this is only true with new smartphones and last year flagship phones wouldn’t have even heard about it.

Lock screen buttons allow you to lock quickly or unlock your Phone’s screen. But, if you use a third-party protective case on your Android phone then pressing the Lock screen or Power button can be a problem.

Lock Android Phone without Lock Screen and Power Button

So, if you are looking for a better alternative to lock your Android phone without Power or Lock Screen Button, then here is a little Android App that can solve your problem.

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Today the app we are suggesting here is Invisible Lock Screen Widget. The app works according to its name it is invisible, and it will lock your screen without Power or Lock screen button.

You can place this App widget on your Android Phone’s home screen. All you have to do is just tap the widget to lock your screen.

Lock your Android Phone without Lock Screen or Power Button

Follow below steps to know how to install and use Invisible Lock Screen Widget.

Step 1:  Download and Install the Invisible Lock Screen from Google Play Store.

Step 2: After installing, open the app.

Step 3: Now you will see that “Use double locking” is turned on. If this feature is turned off, try to enable it.

Step 4: Now go to the widgets menu and Drag Invisible Lock Screen Widget to your Home screen.

Step 5:  Now you’ll be prompted to provide permission to the widget, tap on Activate to provide the permission.

Step 6: Now, whenever you want to lock your Phone’s screen, a simple tap on Invisible Lock Screen Widget and your phone will be locked.

How to Uninstall Invisible Lock Screen

Now, if you don’t find this app useful or find it is not working, then you may want to uninstall it.

Step 1: Open the Invisible Lock Screen Widget App.

Step 2:  Now click on Uninstall and Click on OK to confirm the uninstall of this app.

Also Read: How to Uninstall/Remove Pre-installed Android Apps

By following the above method, you’ll be able to lock your Android Phone without using Lock screen or Power button.


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