Device lock: HTC One S

Learn how to lock and unlock the HTC One S.

 

 

 

 

Change device lock password / PIN

 

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

 

Change device lock password

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Security.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
  5. Enter your current password.
  6. Tap Next.
  7. Tap Password.
  8. Enter your new password.
  9. Tap Continue.
  10. Enter your new password again to confirm.
  11. Tap OK.

Change device lock PIN

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Security.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
  5. Enter your current PIN.
  6. Tap Next.
  7. Tap PIN.
  8. Enter your new PIN.
  9. Tap Continue.
  10. Enter your new PIN again to confirm.
  11. Tap OK.

 

 

Turn on / off device lock

 

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

 

Turn on face unlock

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Security.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
  5. Tap Face unlock.
  6. Review the Best Results page.
  7. Tap Set it up, and then tap Continue.
  8. Center your face in the dotted lines. When the dotted circle completes, your face will be captured.
  9. Tap Continue.
  10. Select one of the following back-up locks:
    • PIN
    • Pattern
  11. Tap Continue.
  12. Confirm your backup lock.
  13. Tap OK.

Turn off face unlock

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap Security.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
  5. Enter your PIN.
  6. Tap Next.
  7. Tap None to disable unlock settings.

Turn on password lock

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap Security.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
  5. Tap Password.
  6. Enter the password.
  7. Tap Continue.
  8. Enter the password again to confirm.
  9. Tap OK.

Turn off password lock

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap Security.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
  5. Enter the password.
  6. Tap Next.
  7. Tap None to disable unlock settings.

Turn on pattern lock

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap Security.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
  5. Tap Pattern.
  6. Read the instructions for creating a personal screen unlock pattern to secure your phone.
  7. Tap Next.
  8. If prompted, review the simulation.
  9. Tap Next.
  10. Touch the screen and slide your finger to draw a pattern, connecting at least four dots.
  11. Tap Continue.
  12. Touch the screen and slide your finger to draw your pattern again.
  13. Tap Confirm.

Turn off pattern lock

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap Security.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
  5. Touch the screen and slide your finger to draw your pattern.
  6. Tap None to disable unlock settings.

Turn on PIN lock

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap Security.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
  5. Tap PIN.
  6. Enter the PIN.
  7. Tap Continue.
  8. Enter the PIN again to confirm.
  9. Tap OK.

Turn off PIN lock

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap Security.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
  5. Enter the PIN.
  6. Tap Continue.
  7. Tap None to disable unlock settings.