Sony Xperia Tablet Z

Sony Xperia Tablet Z

Turn use of lock code on or off - Sony Xperia Tablet Z

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The lock code protects the contents of your tablet from unauthorised use. When the lock code is turned on, it needs to be keyed in every time you turn on your tablet and when it has been in sleep mode.

Step 1 of 18

Find "Screen lock"

Press Apps.

Step 2 of 18

Find "Screen lock"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 18

Find "Screen lock"

Press Security.

Step 4 of 18

Find "Screen lock"

Press Screen lock.

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Step 5 of 18

Select option

You can create several types of lock codes. The following steps show two examples:
Create lock code using a pattern, go to 2a.
Create lock code using a PIN, go to 2b.

Step 6 of 18

2a - Create lock code using a pattern

Press Pattern.

Step 7 of 18

2a - Create lock code using a pattern

Press and drag a point to connect at least four points.

Step 8 of 18

2a - Create lock code using a pattern

Press Continue.
Repeat the selected lock code to confirm.

Step 9 of 18

2a - Create lock code using a pattern

Press Confirm.

Step 10 of 18

2a - Create lock code using a pattern

Press OK.

Step 11 of 18

2a - Create lock code using a pattern

Press the required question.

Step 12 of 18

2a - Create lock code using a pattern

Press Continue.

Step 13 of 18

2a - Create lock code using a pattern

Key in the answer to the selected question and press Confirm.

Step 14 of 18

2b - Create lock code using a PIN

Press PIN.

Step 15 of 18

2b - Create lock code using a PIN

Key in the required lock code and press Continue.

Step 16 of 18

2b - Create lock code using a PIN

Key in the lock code again and press OK.

Step 17 of 18

Turn off use of lock code

Press None.

Step 18 of 18

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Screen lock"

Press Apps.
Press Settings.
Press Security.
Press Screen lock.

2. Select option

You can create several types of lock codes. The following steps show two examples:
Create lock code using a pattern, go to 2a.
Create lock code using a PIN, go to 2b.
Sony Xperia Tablet Z

3. 2a - Create lock code using a pattern

Press Pattern.
Press and drag a point to connect at least four points.
Press Continue.
Repeat the selected lock code to confirm.
Press Confirm.
Press OK.
Press the required question.
Press Continue.
Key in the answer to the selected question and press Confirm.

4. 2b - Create lock code using a PIN

Press PIN.
Key in the required lock code and press Continue.
Key in the lock code again and press OK.

5. Turn off use of lock code

Press None.

6. Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.