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How to

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 type"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Tap the settings icon.
Tap Lock screen and security.
Tap Screen lock type.

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Tap Fingerprints.
Tap the required phone lock code and follow the instructions on the screen to create the selected phone lock code.
Slide your finger across the screen to connect at least four points and tap CONTINUE.
Repeat the selected phone lock code and tap CONFIRM.
Follow the instructions on the screen to add your fingerprint.
Tap the required setting.

Turn off use of phone lock code

Tap Screen lock type and key in the current phone lock code.
Tap None and follow the instructions on the screen to turn off use of phone lock code.

Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.
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