Changing Lock screen security

LG G5 on Android 8.0.0

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Setting up a lock on your device will help keep your information secure. A screen lock will prevent others from getting into your device unless they have the necessary credentials. If your device is requesting a PUK code, you need to contact your carrier to unlock your device. Removing your security lock will allow anyone to be able to unlock your device.

  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 PIN.

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

    Note: Your PIN must be at least 4 numbers long.

    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 PIN.

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

    Tap OK.

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

    Select a notification preference.

    Note: Tap Hide content 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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