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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 "Screen lock & passwords"

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top the screen.

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Find "Screen lock & passwords"

Tap the settings icon.

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Find "Screen lock & passwords"

Tap Screen lock & passwords.

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Create phone lock code using a pattern

Tap Password.

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Create phone lock code using a pattern

Tap Pattern, slide your finger across the screen to connect at least four points and repeat the selected phone lock code.

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Select PIN

Key in a four-digit PIN and tap Confirm PIN.

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Select PIN

Key in the PIN again and tap Done.

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Turn off use of phone lock code

Tap Password.

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Turn off use of phone lock code

Key in the current phone lock code and tap None.

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Turn off use of phone lock code

Tap Remove.

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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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