{"blocks":[{"title":"Find "Biometrics & password"","steps":[{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press Settings ."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press Biometrics & password ."}],"content":"
  • Press Settings.
  • Press Biometrics & password.
","info":""},{"title":"Create phone lock code using a fingerprint","steps":[{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press Fingerprint ID ."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press CHANGE UNLOCK METHOD ."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press the required phone lock code and follow the instructions on the screen to create an additional phone lock code."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press New in-screen fingerprint ."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press ADD FINGERPRINT ."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Follow the instructions on the screen to create the phone lock code using your fingerprint."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press OK ."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press the indicators next to the required settings to turn them on or off."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press arrow left ."}],"content":"
  • Press Fingerprint ID.
  • Press CHANGE UNLOCK METHOD.
  • Press the required phone lock code and follow the instructions on the screen to create an additional phone lock code.
  • Press New in-screen fingerprint.
  • Press ADD FINGERPRINT.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to create the phone lock code using your fingerprint.
  • Press OK.
  • Press the indicators next to the required settings to turn them on or off.
  • Press arrow left.
","info":""},{"title":"Turn off use of phone lock code","steps":[{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press Disable lock screen password ."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Key in the additional phone lock code you created earlier and press DISABLE ."}],"content":"
  • Press Disable lock screen password.
  • Key in the additional phone lock code you created earlier and press DISABLE.
","info":""},{"title":"Return to the home screen","steps":[{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen."}],"content":"
  • Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.
","info":""}],"name":"Turning use of phone lock code on or off","description":"The phone lock code prevents others from accessing the contents of your phone (such as pictures and messages). When the phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be used every time you turn on your phone and when it has been in sleep mode.","id":26,"deviceId":120786}

Turning use of phone lock code on or off

The phone lock code prevents others from accessing the contents of your phone (such as pictures and messages). When the phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be used every time you turn on your phone and when it has been in sleep mode.
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Step 1 of 14

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 14

Press Biometrics & password.

Step 3 of 14

Press Fingerprint ID.

Step 4 of 14

Press CHANGE UNLOCK METHOD.

Step 5 of 14

Press the required phone lock code and follow the instructions on the screen to create an additional phone lock code.

Step 6 of 14

Press New in-screen fingerprint.

Step 7 of 14

Press ADD FINGERPRINT.

Step 8 of 14

Follow the instructions on the screen to create the phone lock code using your fingerprint.

Step 9 of 14

Press OK.

Step 10 of 14

Press the indicators next to the required settings to turn them on or off.

Step 11 of 14

Press arrow left.

Step 12 of 14

Press Disable lock screen password.

Step 13 of 14

Key in the additional phone lock code you created earlier and press DISABLE.

Step 14 of 14

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.

Last updated: 26/5/2020
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