{"blocks":[{"title":"Find "Fingerprints"","steps":[{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press the settings icon ."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press Biometrics and security ."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press Fingerprints ."}],"content":"
  • Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
  • Press the settings icon.
  • Press Biometrics and security.
  • Press Fingerprints.
","info":""},{"title":"Create phone lock code using a fingerprint","steps":[{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press Continue ."},{"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":"Follow the instructions on the screen to create the phone lock code using your fingerprint."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press Done ."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press the indicator next to the required settings ."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press the Return key twice."}],"content":"
  • Press Continue.
  • Press the required phone lock code and follow the instructions on the screen to create an additional phone lock code.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to create the phone lock code using your fingerprint.
  • Press Done.
  • Press the indicator next to the required settings.
  • Press the Return key twice.
","info":""},{"title":"Turn off use of phone lock code","steps":[{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press Lock screen ."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press Screen lock type and key in the current phone lock code."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press None ."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press Remove data ."},{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press Remove ."}],"content":"
  • Press Lock screen.
  • Press Screen lock type and key in the current phone lock code.
  • Press None.
  • Press Remove data.
  • Press Remove.
","info":""},{"title":"Return to the home screen","steps":[{"note":null,"overlay":null,"text":"Press the Home key to return to the home screen."}],"content":"
  • Press the Home key 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":115538}

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 16

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Step 2 of 16

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 16

Press Biometrics and security.

Step 4 of 16

Press Fingerprints.

Step 5 of 16

Press Continue.

Step 6 of 16

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

Step 7 of 16

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

Step 8 of 16

Press Done.

Step 9 of 16

Press the indicator next to the required settings.

Step 10 of 16

Press the Return key twice.

Step 11 of 16

Press Lock screen.

Step 12 of 16

Press Screen lock type and key in the current phone lock code.

Step 13 of 16

Press None.

Step 14 of 16

Press Remove data.

Step 15 of 16

Press Remove.

Step 16 of 16

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Last updated: 28/3/2019
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