Using a pattern lock

Motorola Moto Z on Android 8.0.0

Link successfully copied to clipboard
Copy link

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 1/14

    From the Home screen, drag down the Notification Panel.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  2. Step 2/14

    Tap the Settings icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  3. Step 3/14

    Scroll to Security & location.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  4. Step 4/14

    Tap Security & location.

    The indicator is towards the left.
  5. Step 5/14

    Tap Screen lock.

    The indicator is in the center.
  6. Step 6/14

    Tap Pattern.

    The indicator is in the center.
  7. Step 7/14

    Tap NO.

    Note: If you'd like to setup Secure start-up, tap YES and follow the on-screen prompts.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
  8. Step 8/14

    Enter your pattern.

    The indicator is in the center.
  9. Step 9/14

    Tap CONTINUE.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  10. Step 10/14

    Confirm your pattern.

    The indicator is in the center.
  11. Step 11/14

    Tap CONFIRM.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  12. Step 12/14

    Select a notification preference.

    Note: Tap Hide sensitive notification 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 left.
  13. Step 13/14

    Tap DONE.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  14. Step 14/14
    Step 14 of 14:

    You've completed the steps!

    There are no indicators associated with this step.

Was this tutorial helpful?