How To Activate a Phone Password

What is a Phone Password?

A passcode is a numeric or alpha-numeric code that you enter on your mobile device (e.g. iPad, iPhone, or Andriod device) that protects your data.

How To Activate a Phone Password

  1. Open your phone’s Settings app.
  2. Tap Security.
    • If you don’t find “Security,”: To get help, go to your phone manufacturer’s support site.
  3. To pick a kind of screen lock, tap Screen lock.
    • If you’ve already set a lock: You’ll need to enter your PIN, pattern, or password before you can pick a different lock.
  4. Tap the screen lock option you’d like to use.
  5.  Follow the on-screen instructions.

How do you reset a locked phone?

How to Reset Android Phone When Locked:

  1. Press and hold the power button and volume up button on your phone at the same time.
  2. Wait until a menu appears on the screen, then find the recovery mode in it.
  3. Find the option that offers to wipe all data from the phone and select it, then confirm this action.

Where is the factory reset button in the settings?

Factory reset for Android devices

The Reset option is commonly found in the Settings app under General Management but can also be found by searching the Settings app for the word “Reset.” Within the Reset window, there should be an option for Factory data reset.