Just like many iOS users, I keep a lot of my private data like photos, videos and personal notes on my iPhone. To ensure they have the needed safeguard, I use iPhone security apps which keep prying eyes at bay and prevent unauthorized access to my data.

Lock up your private data in a separate folder and use Touch ID to access it safely. Get break-in alerts when anyone tries to access your data. Manage your passwords smartly to ensure your accounts remain secure. Read on to check out what's more these security apps for iOS can do for you!

Best iPhone and iPad Security Apps

Best Security Apps for iPhone and iPad

#1. Dashlane

Dashlane iPhone and iPad App IconDashlane is a handy password manager app. You can securely lock up all of your passwords and keep them completely safeguarded.

With the password generator, you can promptly generate passwords for your accounts. It allows you to quickly access your passwords and log into websites and apps. If your passwords are used outside of this app, it sends you security breach alerts.

Price: Free
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#2. Secret Apps PRO

Secret Apps PRO iPhone and iPad App Icon“Secret Apps PRO” offers your private data a safe heaven on your iPhone. It enables you to protect your personal photos, videos, contacts, notes or anything you want to keep under the wraps.

As the app disguises itself as a simple folder, intruders won't be able to easily identify its true functionality. The badge alerts show the number of break-in attempts. If anyone tries to encroach your privacy, it captures their photo, tags a location to the incident and records it in a separate file.

Price: $0.99
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#3. Lookout

Lookout iPhone and iPad App IconLookout is a fully-featured security app for iOS. The app not just protects your iPhone, its data but also your identity.

With the identity theft protection (the US only), it lets you safeguard your both personal and financial information. It alerts you when any app, company or service you are using is breached. The app monitor allows you to promptly check apps for suspicious activity. Furthermore, it lets you map the location of your iOS device and make it sound an alarm even if it's put on silent.

Price: Free
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#4. Applock

Applock iPhone and iPad App Icon“Applock” is what you should use to provide more protection to Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Messenger, Instagram, Google+, Skype, Pinterest. With passwords and Touch ID, you can securely hide your favorite apps and keep the private data completely protected. The hidden apps will reappear in Spotlight Search and when you restart your iOS device. With the easy-to-use features and clean UI, it looks pretty familiar. To unlock all the features, you will need to upgrade to the premium version of the app.

Price: Free
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#5. Fingerprint Password

Fingerprint Password iPhone and iPad App IconIf you want to completely prevent the unauthorized access to your favorite apps, use “Fingerprint Password” to shield all of them and keep the private data protected. It allows you to easily lock apps with the fingerprint. You can also autofill passwords using your fingerprint. To ensure more safeguard, it encrypts both your passwords and data.

Price: Free
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#6. Keep Safe Photo Vault

Keep Safe Photo Vault iPhone and iPad App IconFor many people, photos are just as private as certain documents. After all, honeymoon snapshots or a wild night out with the guys can – and often do – contain sensitive imagery. Therefore, it's no surprise many people would like to relegate a certain portion of their photo library to the “for my eyes only” bin. Keep Safe accomplishes just that by storing the pictures in the photo app in a secure, password-protected folder.

Price: Free
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#7. Webroot SecureWeb Browser

Webroot SecureWeb Browser iPhone and iPad App IconDespite many advances in computer protections, the Internet is still a dangerous place – especially when it comes to malicious websites. Webroot offers complete protection when banking or shopping and will tell the user up front whether a website is safe to enter.

The tabbed browsing, tab gestures, and tab management allow you to browse more conveniently. The safe search settings help you browse the internet with the needed security. You can view the trust ratings for leading search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc.

Price: Free
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#8. Don't Touch This

Don't Touch This iPhone and iPad App Icon“Don't Touch This” provides your private photos, videos, contacts, and personal notes the required armor to keep prying eyes away. You can create a separate folder to store all of your personal data and protect it using Pincode, combination lock, dot lock or Touch ID.

It allows you to store unlimited photos in the folder. The built-in contact manager lets you hide contacts with ease. You can snap pics and shoot videos right inside the app.

Price: $9.99
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#9. Best Phone Security Pro

Best Phone Security Pro iPhone and iPad App IconThis one's a typical passcode/pattern lock app for the iPhone which serves a couple of additional duties than the stock passcode. You can set an alarm tone in case someone enters the wrong passcode/pattern. It lets you record four different types of alarms specifically for using it within the app.

It notifies you with a loud security alarm whenever anyone tries to intrude your device. It captures the photo (using the FaceTime camera) of anyone who enters the wrong passcode/pattern. You will also be able to view the location of the intruder.

Price: $0.99
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#10. 360 Security

360 Security iPhone and iPad App Icon“360 Security” lets you quickly find the duplicate photos and remove them. There is a photo optimizer which quickly scans your photo library for the unnecessary pictures, filtered images, compressible photos.

It also shows the remaining time of your device battery. You can check out the remaining time for internet browsing, talking and taking photos. Moreover, the app displays the possible charging time of your iDevice.

Price: Free
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The Bottom Line

I hope you will no longer have any problem in providing the safe heaven to your private data with these security apps. Based on your particular need, you can pick the app to offer you the desired security. As for instance, if you are concerned about the protection of your passwords, pick out the password manager and if you wish to keep your photos and videos away from prying eyes, try out the apps that give them the much-wanted safeguard.

I would recommend you to check out these important app lists like best VPN apps, best password manager apps, and best photo vault apps for iPhone and iPad.

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