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Lock automatically Make pattern visible Power button locks instantly Screen lock (pattern)

Lock automatically

With this option you can set up an amount of time after which your phone locks the screen.

Android 9
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Security & location
Step 3:  Open the  settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Automatically lock
Step 5:  Choose an  option
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Security & location
  3. Open the settings
  4. Tap on Automatically lock
  5. Choose an option

Make pattern visible

When you activate this option, the pattern you chose will be shown for a short time when you put it in to unlock your screen. This is to make sure you did draw the right pattern, however, people behind you could watchthis over your shoulder and are able to unlock your phone too.

Android 9
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Security & location
Step 3:  Open the  settings
Step 4:  Activate or deactivate  Make pattern visible
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Security & location
  3. Open the settings
  4. Activate or deactivate Make pattern visible

Power button locks instantly

If you activate this option, pressing your power button will not only set your device into sleep mode, but will also lock your device regardless of the time you chose.

Android 9
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Security & location
Step 3:  Open the  settings
Step 4:  Activate or deactivate  Power button instantly locks
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Security & location
  3. Open the settings
  4. Activate or deactivate Power button instantly locks

Screen lock (pattern)

A screen lock helps you keep your device secure and is also required for the fingerprint as a second security option. You have the possibility to choose a pattern to unlock your device.

Android 9
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Security & location
Step 3:  Tap on  Screen lock
Step 4:  Tap on  Pattern
Step 5:  Choose a pattern and confirm with  Next
Step 6:  Confirm the pattern again and tap  CONFIRM
Step 7:  Choose an option and confirm with  DONE
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Security & location
  3. Tap on Screen lock
  4. Tap on Pattern
  5. Choose a pattern and confirm with Next
  6. Confirm the pattern again and tap CONFIRM
  7. Choose an option and confirm with DONE

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