Using a pattern lock

LG G5 on Android 8.0.0

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Your device can be secured using a pattern that you draw on the lock screen. No one will be able to get into your device without knowing the pattern. If you forget your pattern 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 Pattern.

    Note: For this tutorial, we're showing how to set up a pattern. 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 pattern.

    Note: Your pattern must connect at least 4 dots.

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

    Tap NEXT.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  8. Step 8/12

    Confirm your pattern.

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

    Tap CONFIRM.

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

    You've completed the steps!

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