Blackberry curve 8520-activate key lock


When automatic key lock is activated, the keypad is locked automatically when no key has been pressed for an optional number of minutes.

Follow these instructions to activate or deactivate the automatic key lock on your BlackBerry Curve 8520.

  1. Find Password
    Press the Menu key
    Scroll to Options and press the Navigation key
    Scroll to Password and press the Navigation key

  2. Activate or deactivate
    Scroll to Password and press the Navigation key

    To activate automatic key lock:
    Scroll to Enabled and press the Navigation key
    Scroll to Security Timeout and press the Navigation key
    Highlight the number of minutes the phone has to be inactive for before the key lock is automatically activated, and press the Navigation key

    To deactivate automatic key lock:
    Scroll to Disabled and press the Navigation key

  3. Save settings
    Press the Menu key
    Scroll to Save and press the Navigation key
    Key in an optional phone lock code and press the Navigation key
    Key in the phone lock code again and press the Navigation key

    Please note: When the phone locks after the set duration, you need to key in the phone lock code to unlock the phone.

  4. Exit
    Press Disconnect to return to standby mode


See more helpful tips on how to do clever things on your BlackBerry Curve 8520 >

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