Apple launched the iPhone 15 series and along with the iPhone 15 Apple also launched iOS 17. In the iOS 17.2 update Apple introduced the Journal app which was one of the most awaited apps. Many users thought that this app would be unveiled with the launch of iOS 17 but Apple didn’t do that.
If you have updated to iOS 17.2 then you will Journal app on your iPhone or you can download it from App Store. Many of us might be using the app and some of us might want our journal entries in the Journal app to be private. However they don’t know how to make their journal private in the Journal app. If you are in that situation then you are in the right place. Keep reading as in this article I will explain how to lock your iPhone journal in iOS 17.
As we know privacy is most important these days where the internet is becoming a daily routine and scammers and some people who don’t want peace in your life might do the wrong thing with your private journals. So privacy is most important. you must Keep your private thoughts locked away so that no one can have the access. If you haven’t checked our guide to Set a Journaling Schedule then you must check it right after locking your iPhone journal.
The Journal app on the iPhone is available for iPhones with iOS 17.2. Journal allows you to lock it with your Face ID or device passcode. To lock your iPhone journal in iOS 17.2 follow the steps given below:
- Open the settings app on your iPhone.
- Scroll and find the journal then tap on it.
- Enter your iPhone passcode to access the journal.
- Now Find the Lock Journal and enable it if it is off.
- Click Require Passcode Now choose your preferred options: Immediately, After 1 minute, After 5 minutes, and After 15 minutes.
Hurrah! You have successfully locked your iPhone journal by following the guide. Now, an unauthorized person will not be able to access your personal journal even if he/she has opened your iPhone. They won’t be able to gain access without using your Face ID or Touch ID.
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