Why is there a padlock on my text messages?
Apple doesn't provide a native option for hiding text messages inside the Messages app. However, there's a useful Cydia tweak called HiddenConvos, which allows you to hide any conversation in the Messages app with a simple swipe and tap.Feb 1, 2022
Can you lock your messages app?
When a message will be encrypted, the send button will have a lock icon on it — that'll be important to keep an eye out for, as many people you text may not have RCS, or may not be using messages.Jun 15, 2021
How do I keep my messages private on iPhone?
AppLock. Whether you want to lock photos, messaging apps or pretty much any app you can think of, AppLock can do it for you.Apr 27, 2021
How can I lock my text messages?
Open Messages then tap the three-dot icon in the top right corner. From the drop-down menu that appears select Settings > Notifications > Advanced, then tap the On lock screen option.Dec 24, 2018