A secure private folder for APPS?

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    Have been searching on secure folder apps but all I seem to find is apps for hiding dirty pics :)

    What I am looking for is an app to password protect one or more of the folders in which I store apps so that people cannot get at the apps to use them.

    Is there such a thing?

    Thanks
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    Yes, there is such a thing. However, not for stock iPads. You have to be jail broken and then you can get a tweak to lock either your apps, your folders or both.

    But, you won't find anything like that in the App Store. Only the photo protection ones, as you've discovered.

    Marilyn
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    Thanks Marilyn
    I thought as much - effectively sets up user control like on a PC so far too useful to be allowed by Apple!
    Very new to this so will stick to learning the basics before jail breaking!

    Scott
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    I know Apps that are great for hiding files, but not for hiding apps
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