How to lock apps in Moto X

For every problem we have a solution termed as “app”. These apps are so useful; we can install and install them according to our needs. But to keep our data safe and let no body interfere our privacy setting app lock is mandatory. So let us master “how to lock apps in Moto X”.


  1. Login to your Moto X android mobile phone.

Tap once on menu iconApps icon that is present at the home screen of android phone, and then in the search bar type setting. Once setting icon pops up, again tap on that and this will lead you to settings menu.


Swipe down on the top on your screen; again tap on top your screen, and you will find settings icon Settings icon on the top right corner of your screen.Screenshot_20160317-133051

  1. In the setting menu > backup & reset optionScreenshot_20160317-164421
  2. Under backup & reset option > select back up my data. Tap Back up my data to turn it Switch onon or offSwitch off. ( by selecting this you can decide which data you want to store and medium of saving over password or Wi-Fi)Screenshot_20160317-164427

If turned off, existing backups are deleted from Google’s servers.

  1. If necessary, tap Backup my data to select the check box.Screenshot_20160317-164433

(By selecting this you can decide which data you want to store and medium of saving over password or Wi-Fi)

  1. If necessary, tap Backup account to select the check box.Screenshot_20160317-164433

(Backup account allows you to give the details of your account where you want to store data i.e. Google account, one drive, etc.)

  1. Then select automatic restore to toggle it onSwitch on, to restore the data. You can get access to these data from anywhere by using your account credentials.Screenshot_20160317-164433


  1. Can we apply this same procedure on all the apps create its backup?

Yes this method can be applied to create backup of all the apps. Here the data will be saved in Google Cloud storage through which we can get the details whenever we login to our account.

  1. Is there any other way to create backup of the applications?

You can save the details in Drop box, Google drive, One Drive. These are various options that will help you to prevent your data from getting lost. You can follow the below steps:

  • Select where do you want to store your data.
  • Sign up using your mail account
  • Create credentials; login id and password
  • You can get access and save your files

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