FAQS

How do I set Shield as my default launcher?
1.) Tap the home button
2.) Select Shield Launcher
3.) Tap 'Always'

How do I lock apps?
To lock your apps and protect your privacy, simply:
1.) Swipe right from the home screen
2.) Tap the 'AppLock' tab on the bottom of the screen
3.) Enter your PIN (or create one if you have not already)
4.) Select the app(s) you'd like to lock by tapping the lock icon along the right side of your app list. This icon will turn green once you have successfully locked an app.

How do I hide apps?
To protect your privacy by keeping your apps hidden, simply:
1.) Swipe right from the home screen
2.) Tap the 'Hide Apps' tab on the bottom of the screen
3.) Enter your PIN (or create one if you have not already)
4.) Select the app(s) you'd like to hide by tapping the eye icon along the right side of your app list. This icon will turn green once you have successfully hidden an app.

How do I reset my PIN?
To reset your PIN, swipe right from the home screen and tap the Settings menu in the top left corner of the screen. Select Security Settings - Reset Master Password and follow the steps.

Why Does My Home Screen Look Different?
Shield Launcher replaces your existing home screen with an uncluttered, private experience that allows you to lock and hide apps on your phone that store personal and financial information.

How Do I Go Back To My Default Home Screen?
To return to your default home screen, go to Settings - System - Apps. Select Shield Launcher, tap 'Home Screen', and change back to your preferred Home Screen experience!

How Do I Uninstall?
To uninstall Shield Launcher, navigate to your phone’s settings by going to Settings - System Settings - Apps. Select Shield Launcher, tap 'Home Screen', and deselect Shield Launcher. With that done, return to the Shield Launcher settings screen, and tap ‘Uninstall’.