Device lock: Google Nexus 4

Learn how to lock and unlock the Google Nexus 4.

 

 

 

 

Change device lock password / PIN

 

To change device lock password or PIN, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps AllAppsicon.jpgicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Security.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
  5. Tap Password.
  6. Choose your password.
  7. Verify your password.
  8. Tap Ok.

 

 

Turn on / off device lock

 

To turn on or turn off the device lock password or PIN, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps AllAppsicon.jpgicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Security.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
  5. Tap one of the following options:
    • Slide
    • Face Unlock or Smart Lock
    • Pattern
    • PIN
    • Password
    • None (To turn off screen lock.)
  6. Note: If you have enabled the screen lock, you will have to enter your pattern, PIN, or password first in order to select None.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the desired screen lock option.