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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.

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Find "Set up screen lock"

Tap Applications.

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Find "Set up screen lock"

Tap Settings.

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Find "Set up screen lock"

Tap Location and security.

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Find "Set up screen lock"

Tap Set up screen lock.

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Choose option

Choose one of the following options:

Create phone lock code using pattern, go to 2a.

Create phone lock code using a PIN, go to 2b.

Create phone lock code using a password, go to 2c.

Turn off phone lock code, go to 2d.

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2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Tap Pattern.

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2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Tap Next twice.

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2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Tap and drag a point to connect at least four points.

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2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Tap Continue.

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2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Repeat the selected phone lock code to confirm.

Tap Confirm.

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2b - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Tap PIN.

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2b - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Key in the required phone lock code and tap Continue.

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2b - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Key in the phone lock code again and tap OK.

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2c - Create phone lock code using a password

Tap Password.

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2c - Create phone lock code using a password

Key in the required phone lock code and tap Continue.

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2c - Create phone lock code using a password

Key in the phone lock code again and tap OK.

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2d - Turn off phone lock code

Tap None.

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Exit

Tap the Home key to return to standby mode.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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