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Turn use of phone lock code on or off

The phone lock code prevents others from accessing the contents of your mobile phone (pictures, messages etc.). When the phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be used every time you turn on your mobile phone and when it has been in sleep mode.

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Find "Settings"

Tap Settings.

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Find "Settings"

Tap Touch ID & Passcode.

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Turn on use of phone lock code

Tap Turn Passcode On and key in a phone lock code of your own choice twice.

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Turn deletion of data on or off

Tap the indicator next to "Erase Data" to turn on the function.

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Turn deletion of data on or off

Tap Enable.

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Turn off use of phone lock code

Tap Turn Passcode Off and key in the phone lock code.

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Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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