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Pin lock screen?

  1. Namek

    Namek Member

    Does anyone knows if the Hero has a simple 4 digit pin lock option?
    If I lose my phone I don't want anyone snooping around and being nosy.

  2. G8D

    G8D Well-Known Member

    There is a gesture lock.

    EDIT: Settings>Security>Set unlock pattern.
  3. Namek

    Namek Member

    Thanks, I don't have the phone yet. I guess the gesture lock screen better than nothing. I'm waiting for the Sprint Hero and I'll get rid of my iPhone and At&t overpriced rate plans.
  4. G8D

    G8D Well-Known Member

    There are 9 dots on the screen and you pass over (at least 4) of them in an order of your own, then when you slide down the unlocker you redo the gesture and you are in.
  5. thenoble06

    thenoble06 Member

    I don't mind the Gesture Lock - but I do prefer typing a PIN code instead. I can't find a setting to change from gesture to PIN - so I'm guessing there is no way to use a PIN - is that correct?

    LABRAT Well-Known Member

    I find the paternal unlock feature to be very cool and with ( by my maths) 362,880 possible combinations its pretty secure.

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