Sony Xperia XA2

Sony Xperia XA2

Android 8.0

Turn use of phone lock code on your Sony Xperia XA2 Android 8.0 on or off

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The phone lock code prevents others from accessing the contents of your phone (such as pictures and messages). When the phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be used every time you turn on your phone and when it has been in sleep mode.

Step 1 of 15

1. Find "Security & location"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Step 2 of 15

1. Find "Security & location"

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 15

1. Find "Security & location"

Press Security & location.

Step 4 of 15

2. Add fingerprint

Press Fingerprint.

Step 5 of 15

2. Add fingerprint

Press NEXT and follow the instructions on the screen to create an additional phone lock code.

Step 6 of 15

2. Add fingerprint

Follow the instructions on the screen to add your fingerprint.

Step 7 of 15

2. Add fingerprint

Press DONE.

Step 8 of 15

3. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Step 9 of 15

4. Turn off use of phone lock code

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Step 10 of 15

4. Turn off use of phone lock code

Press the settings icon.

Step 11 of 15

4. Turn off use of phone lock code

Press Security & location.

Step 12 of 15

4. Turn off use of phone lock code

Press Screen lock and key in the current phone lock code.

Step 13 of 15

4. Turn off use of phone lock code

Press None.

Step 14 of 15

4. Turn off use of phone lock code

Press YES, REMOVE.

Step 15 of 15

5. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Security & location"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press Security & location.

2. Add fingerprint

Press Fingerprint.
Press NEXT and follow the instructions on the screen to create an additional phone lock code.
Follow the instructions on the screen to add your fingerprint.
Press DONE.

3. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

4. Turn off use of phone lock code

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press Security & location.
Press Screen lock and key in the current phone lock code.
Press None.
Press YES, REMOVE.

5. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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