Samsung Galaxy Ace

Samsung Galaxy Ace

How to guides

Turn key lock on or off

You can lock the phone keys and display to avoid accidental key presses. Follow these instructions to turn the key lock on or off.

Step 1 of 10

Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Turn key lock on or off, go to 1a.
Select setting for automatic key lock, go to 1b.

Step 2 of 10

1a - Turn key lock on or off

To turn on the key lock:
Briefly press On/Off.

You can answer an incoming call without unlocking the keys.
Step 3 of 10

1a - Turn key lock on or off

To turn off the key lock:
Briefly press On/Off.

You can answer an incoming call without unlocking the keys.
Step 4 of 10

1a - Turn key lock on or off

Press and drag the unlock icon right.

You can answer an incoming call without unlocking the keys.
Step 5 of 10

1b - Select setting for automatic key lock

Press the menu icon.

You can set your phone to lock the keys when it has been idle for a while.
Step 6 of 10

1b - Select setting for automatic key lock

Press Settings.

You can set your phone to lock the keys when it has been idle for a while.
Step 7 of 10

1b - Select setting for automatic key lock

Press Display.

You can set your phone to lock the keys when it has been idle for a while.
Step 8 of 10

1b - Select setting for automatic key lock

Press Screen timeout.

You can set your phone to lock the keys when it has been idle for a while.
Step 9 of 10

1b - Select setting for automatic key lock

Press the required period.

You can set your phone to lock the keys when it has been idle for a while.
Step 10 of 10

1b - Select setting for automatic key lock

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

You can set your phone to lock the keys when it has been idle for a while.

1. Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Turn key lock on or off, go to 1a.
Select setting for automatic key lock, go to 1b.

2. 1a - Turn key lock on or off

To turn on the key lock:
Briefly press On/Off.
You can answer an incoming call without unlocking the keys.
To turn off the key lock:
Briefly press On/Off.
You can answer an incoming call without unlocking the keys.
Press and drag the unlock icon right.
You can answer an incoming call without unlocking the keys.

3. 1b - Select setting for automatic key lock

Press the menu icon.
You can set your phone to lock the keys when it has been idle for a while.
Press Settings.
You can set your phone to lock the keys when it has been idle for a while.
Press Display.
You can set your phone to lock the keys when it has been idle for a while.
Press Screen timeout.
You can set your phone to lock the keys when it has been idle for a while.
Press the required period.
You can set your phone to lock the keys when it has been idle for a while.
Press the Home key to return to standby mode.
You can set your phone to lock the keys when it has been idle for a while.

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