Screen lock, Screen lock overview, Setting a screen lock – LG G6 H872 User Manual

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Basic Functions


Screen lock

Screen lock overview

Your device's screen turns off and locks itself if you press the Power/Lock

key. This also happens after the device is left idle for a specified period of

If you press the Power/Lock key when a screen lock is not set, the Home

screen appears immediately.
To ensure security and prevent unwanted access to your device, set a

screen lock.

Screen lock prevents unnecessary touch input on the device screen and

reduces battery consumption. We recommend that you activate the

screen lock while not using the device.

Setting a screen lock

There are several options available for configuring the screen lock settings.



Settings Display Lock screen Select screen lock and

then select the method you prefer.


Customize the following settings:

None: Deactivate the screen lock function.

Swipe: Swipe on the screen to unlock the screen.

Knock Code: Tap the spaces of the screen in a pattern to unlock the


Pattern: Draw a pattern to unlock the screen.

PIN: Enter a numeric password to unlock the screen.

Password: Enter an alphanumeric password to unlock the screen.

Fingerprints: Unlock the screen by using your fingerprint.

If you incorrectly attempt to unlock the device 5 times, the screen is

blocked for 30 seconds.

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