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Turning use of phone lock code on my mobile phone on or off

If you want to prevent others from accessing the contents of your mobile phone (such as pictures and messages), you need to turn on the phone lock code. Once done, it needs to be keyed in when you turn on your mobile phone.
Please note: the phone lock code doesn't protect your mobile phone against unauthorised use. Your SIM is protected by turning on your PIN.

Step 1 of 12

Find "Password"

Tap the Menu key twice.

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Find "Password"

Tap Options.

Step 3 of 12

Find "Password"

Tap Security.

Step 4 of 12

Find "Password"

Tap Password.

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Turn use of phone lock code on or off

Tap Enable to turn the function on or off.

Step 6 of 12

Save setting

Tap the Menu key.

Step 7 of 12

Save setting

Tap Save.

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Enter phone lock code

If you key in the wrong phone lock code repeatedly, you might be asked to key in the word blackberry before you can continue. If you enter the wrong phone lock code 10 times, all data in your mobile phone is deleted.

If the phone lock code is turned on:

Key in a phone lock code of your own choice and tap the Navigation key.

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Enter phone lock code

If you key in the wrong phone lock code repeatedly, you might be asked to key in the word blackberry before you can continue. If you enter the wrong phone lock code 10 times, all data in your mobile phone is deleted.

Key in the code again and tap the Navigation key.

Step 10 of 12

Enter phone lock code

If you key in the wrong phone lock code repeatedly, you might be asked to key in the word blackberry before you can continue. If you enter the wrong phone lock code 10 times, all data in your mobile phone is deleted.

If the phone lock code is turned off:

Key in the phone lock code and tap the Navigation key.

Step 11 of 12

Return to the home screen

Tap Disconnect

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Return to the home screen

Tap the Return key to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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