What does the lock symbol in the top left corner of an Android phone?

What does the lock symbol in the top left corner of an Android phone?

The key or lock icon is the Android symbol for VPN service. It will remain within the notification bar when Safe Browsing is enabled.

Why is there a lock symbol on my screen?

The padlock symbol means the web page you are visiting is secure. For extra peace of mind please ensure that the web address that appears in the internet bar starts with “https://”, as this confirms you are on a secure web page.

What does locking an app do on Android?

AppLock also lets you prevent access to photos and videos (by placing them in a Photo Vault, or a Video Vault). After you lock a specific app, this will open only if you type in the password you’ve set up in AppLock. Of course, you can (at any time) unlock any app that you’ve previously locked.

Can you disable the Back button in Android?

How to Disable Back Button Press in Android. In Android we can change the default behaviour of the any activity like keypress, back button press, swap left swap right, to do Disable Back Press we need to override default functionality of onBackPressed() or onKeyDown() method in Activity class.

How do I change the icons on my Android lock screen?

Changing the shortcut icons on the default Lock Screen

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu Key > Lock screen settings.
  2. Tap Shortcuts. NOTE.
  3. Tap one of the icons at the bottom of the screen, then tap the app you want to replace it with.
  4. Tap Save to save these settings.

Does Samsung have inbuilt app lock?

Lock Apps on Android With the Samsung Secure Folder Secure Folder comes pre-installed on all of Samsung’s flagship devices, going back to the Galaxy S7 series. Select Settings, then tap Biometrics and security. Select Secure Folder. Enter your pattern, pin, password, or scan your biometric security option.

Where is the lock icon on LG G2?

Lock Icon in Left Corner? Discussion in ‘ Android Lounge ‘ started by JMMFIRE, Sep 28, 2014 . So I’m looking into buying an LG G2 from a guy off of a forum. However, he sent me this picture of the phone running and there is a lock icon in the top left corner.

What does the lock icon in the left corner of the screen mean?

If he tells you what app it’s from, you can look into it further if you want. I saw this very icon on a TouchWiz ROM i had on my Note 3, i think tapping it takes you to the lock screen. it’s likely this G2 is running a custom ROM based on the stock software. It looks like the lock for trusted bluetooth, only locked, like the the BT is out of range.

Where is the lock icon on my Droid Turbo?

A lock icon came on today in the upper left hand if my droid turbo after I connected my Bluetooth. Never did this before, just started today. Can someone please tell me how to remove it please?

What does the lock icon mean on my Verizon phone?

What it does is allow you to not have your phone lock when connected to a trusted Bluetooth device. The lock appears when your screen could lock, and an open lock appears when connected to a trusted device. I’m guessing if you turn the feature off altogether the icon will go away.