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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. 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 8

Find "lock screen"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.

Tap ALL SETTINGS.

Step 2 of 8

Find "lock screen"

Tap lock screen.

Step 3 of 8

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 4 of 8

2a - Turn on use of phone lock code

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

Step 5 of 8

2a - Turn on use of phone lock code

Key in the required phone lock code.

Tap the field below "Confirm password" and key in the phone lock code.

Step 6 of 8

2a - Turn on use of phone lock code

Tap done to confirm.

Step 7 of 8

2b - Turn off use of phone lock code

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

Enter the phone lock code to confirm.

Step 8 of 8

Return to the home screen

Tap the home icon to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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