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Turn use of phone lock code on or off

The phone lock code protects the contents of your phone from unauthorised use. When the phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be keyed in every time you turn on your phone and when it has been in sleep mode.

Step 1 of 17

Find "Select screen lock"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.

Step 2 of 17

Find "Select screen lock"

Press Display.

Step 3 of 17

Find "Select screen lock"

Press Lock screen.

Step 4 of 17

Find "Select screen lock"

Press Select screen lock.

Step 5 of 17

Select option

You can create several types of phone lock codes. The following steps show two examples:
Create phone lock code using a pattern, go to 2a.
Create phone lock code using a PIN, go to 2b.

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2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press Pattern.

Step 7 of 17

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press and drag a point to connect at least four points.

Step 8 of 17

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press Continue.
Repeat the selected phone lock code to confirm.

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2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press Confirm.

Step 10 of 17

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press Next.

Step 11 of 17

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Key in a four-digit PIN and press Continue.

Step 12 of 17

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Key in the PIN again and press OK.

Step 13 of 17

2b - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Press PIN.

Step 14 of 17

2b - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Key in the required phone lock code and press Continue.

Step 15 of 17

2b - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Key in the phone lock code again and press OK.

Step 16 of 17

Turn off use of phone lock code

Press None.

Step 17 of 17

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Select screen lock"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press Display.
Press Lock screen.
Press Select screen lock.

2. Select option

You can create several types of phone lock codes. The following steps show two examples:
Create phone lock code using a pattern, go to 2a.
Create phone lock code using a PIN, go to 2b.

3. 2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press Pattern.
Press and drag a point to connect at least four points.
Press Continue.
Repeat the selected phone lock code to confirm.
Press Confirm.
Press Next.
Key in a four-digit PIN and press Continue.
Key in the PIN again and press OK.

4. 2b - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Press PIN.
Key in the required phone lock code and press Continue.
Key in the phone lock code again and press OK.

5. Turn off use of phone lock code

Press None.

6. Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

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