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 14 steps Press the menu icon.
2 of 14 steps Press Settings.
3 of 14 steps Press Location and security.
4 of 14 steps Press Set up screen lock.
5 of 14 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 14 steps Press Pattern.
7 of 14 steps Press and drag a point to connect at least four points.
8 of 14 steps Press Continue.
9 of 14 steps Repeat the selected phone lock code and press Confirm.Follow the instructions on the display to key in a back up code which you can use if you forget your phone lock code.
10 of 14 steps Press PIN.
11 of 14 steps Key in the required phone lock code and press Continue.
12 of 14 steps Key in the phone lock code again and press OK.
13 of 14 steps Press None.
14 of 14 steps Press the Home key to return to the home screen.