Using a password lock

LG G5 on Android 8.0.0

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Your device can be secured with a password making it so no one can get into your device without entering your password. If you forget your password you will have to reset your device and you will lose any information that is not backed up.

  1. Step 1/12

    From the Home screen, tap Settings.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  2. Step 2/12

    Tap General.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  3. Step 3/12

    Tap Lock screen & security.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  4. Step 4/12

    Tap Select screen lock.

    The indicator is in the center.
  5. Step 5/12

    Tap Password.

    Note: For this tutorial, we're showing how to set up a password. You can select a different type of security, but steps may vary based on what you choose.

    The indicator is in the center.
  6. Step 6/12

    Enter your password.

    Note: Your password must be at least 4 characters long.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  7. Step 7/12

    Tap NEXT.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  8. Step 8/12

    Confirm your password.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  9. Step 9/12

    Tap OK.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  10. Step 10/12

    Select a notification preference.

    Note: Tap Hide sensitive only to prevent the content of emails, texts and other notifications from appearing on the Lock screen. You'll be notified that you have a new message, but not shown what the message contains.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  11. Step 11/12

    Tap OK.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  12. Step 12/12
    Step 12 of 12:

    You've completed the steps!

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