Turn use of phone lock code on or off

The phone lock code protects the contents of your phone from unauthorised use. When the phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be keyed in every time you turn on your phone and when it has been in sleep mode.

1 of 16 steps Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
2 of 16 steps Press the settings icon.
3 of 16 steps Press Lock screen.
4 of 16 steps Press Screen lock.
5 of 16 steps You can create several types of phone lock codes. The following steps show two examples:Create phone lock code using a pattern, go to 2a.Create phone lock code using a PIN, go to 2b.
6 of 16 steps Press Pattern.
7 of 16 steps Press and drag a point to connect at least four points.
8 of 16 steps Press Continue.Repeat the selected phone lock code to confirm.
9 of 16 steps Press Confirm.
10 of 16 steps Key in a four-digit PIN and press Continue.
11 of 16 steps Key in your PIN again and press OK.
12 of 16 steps Press PIN.
13 of 16 steps Key in the required phone lock code and press Continue.
14 of 16 steps Key in the phone lock code again and press OK.
15 of 16 steps Press None.
16 of 16 steps Press the Home key to return to the home screen.