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LG G2 VS980 LOCK SCREEN BASICS

Operation Cell Phones Last Updated 08/29/2015
LG G2 VS980 LOCK SCREEN BASICS

Your phone automatically uses a default Lock Screen to simply prevent unintentional function activation. You can choose to secure your phone so that only you can unlock it to make calls, access your data, buy applications, and so on. For added security to guard against unauthorized use, you can set a requirement (such as face unlock, pattern, PIN, or password) that will need to be entered to unlock it. You can also set no lock screen at all.


Follow these steps to set an unlock sequence for the first time or after you disable a previously set unlock sequence.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  > Settings  > Lock screen

  2. Tap Select screen lock.

  3. Tap None, Swipe, Face Unlock, Pattern, PIN or Password.

    None: No lock screen is enabled so the screen will never be locked from use.

    Swipe: A swipe motion in any direction on the touchscreen will unlock the screen.

    Pattern: Unlocks the screen using a pattern you draw with your finger. The first time you set an unlock pattern, you will see a tutorial with instructions on how to create it. Read the tutorial and tap the Next button. Draw your pattern (connect at least 4 dots) and tap the Continue button. Then re-draw your pattern and tap the Confirm button.

    Note: Follow the on-screen instructions to create a backup PIN number in case you forget your pattern.

    PIN: Unlocks the screen with a number sequence. Enter a PIN (at least 4 digits) and tap the Continue button. Re-enter your PIN and tap the OK button to confirm it.

    Password: Unlocks the screen with an alphanumeric sequence. Enter a password (at least 4 characters) and tap the Continue button. Re-enter your password and tap the OK button to confirm it.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  > Settings  > Lock screen

  2. Tap Select screen lock.

  3. Enter your current unlock sequence.

  4. Tap None, Swipe, Face Unlock, Pattern, PIN or Password.

  5. Follow the prompts to continue changing your lock sequence.

If you have a Google account added to you device, after five incorrect attempts with a respective lock code you can unlock using the following method:

Forgot Pattern?

  1. Enter the Security check sentence: life is good, then tap OK

  2. Tap the Forgot Pattern? button on the bottom right of your screen.

  3. Enter the Google account Username (email) and Password. Tap Sign in.

    OR

    Enter the backup PIN (if created) and tap OK.

Forgot PIN?

  1. Enter the Security check sentence: life is good, then tap OK

  2. Tap the Forgot PIN? button on the bottom right of your screen..

  3. Enter the Google account Username (email) and Password. Tap Sign in.

Forgot Password?

  1. Enter the Security check sentence: life is good, then tap OK

  2. Tap the Forgot Password? button on the bottom right of your screen..

  3. Enter the Google account Username (email) and Password. Tap Sign in.

Note: After nine incorrect attempts, the Wrong Password warming will display and after ten incorrect attempts, the phone will delete all user date and reset the device to factory setting.


The Lock timer setting automatically enables the lock screen after a period of time from when the screen darkens due to inactivity.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps  > Settings  > Lock screen

  2. Tap Security lock timer and select an option. Your screen will now automatically lock after the period you selected.

  3. Checkmark  Power button instantly locks box to instantly lock the screen by pressing the Power/Lock key.

Note: Requires an enabled security lock.

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