Using a pattern lock

BlackBerry Motion on Android 8.1.0

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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 1/13

    From the Home screen, drag down the Notification panel.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  2. Step 2/13

    Tap the Settings icon.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  3. Step 3/13

    Scroll to Security & location.

    The indicator is in the center.
  4. Step 4/13

    Tap Security & location.

    The indicator is towards the left.
  5. Step 5/13

    Tap Screen lock.

    The indicator is in the center.
  6. Step 6/13

    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.

    Note: If prompted to set up Secure start-up, tap NO.

    The indicator is in the center.
  7. Step 7/13

    Enter your pattern.

    The indicator is in the center.
  8. Step 8/13

    Tap NEXT.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  9. Step 9/13

    Confirm your pattern.

    The indicator is in the center.
  10. Step 10/13

    Tap CONFIRM.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  11. Step 11/13

    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.
  12. Step 12/13

    Tap DONE.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    Step 13 of 13:

    You've completed the steps!

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