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

Please note: the phone lock code doesn't prevent others from accessing the contents of your mobile phone (such as pictures and messages). When use of phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be keyed in every time you turn on your mobile phone. Follow these instructions to turn use of phone lock code on or off.

Step 1 of 10

Find "Device Password"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top edge of the display.

Tap Settings.

Step 2 of 10

Find "Device Password"

Tap Security and Privacy.

Step 3 of 10

Find "Device Password"

Tap Device Password.

Step 4 of 10

Choose option

Choose one of the following options:

Turn on use of phone lock code, go to 2a.

Turn off use of phone lock code, go to 2b.

Step 5 of 10

2a - Turn on use of phone lock code

Tap the indicator next to "Device Password" until the function is turned on.

Step 6 of 10

2a - Turn on use of phone lock code

Key in the required phone lock code.

Tap Confirm password and key in the phone lock code again.

Step 7 of 10

2a - Turn on use of phone lock code

Tap OK to confirm.

Step 8 of 10

2b - Turn off use of phone lock code

Tap the indicator next to "Device Password" until the function is turned off.

Step 9 of 10

2b - Turn off use of phone lock code

Key in the phone lock code and tap OK.

Step 10 of 10

Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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