Phone Lock - DROID X by Motorola
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Phone Lock - DROID X by Motorola

Note If using Microsoft® Exchange / Corporate sync, pattern lock / unlock is not supported.

Setup screen lock
Lock the device
Unlock the device

 

 

Setup screen lock

  1. From a Home screen, select the App menu (located in the lower right).
    Home Screen, App menu
  2. Select Settings.
    App menu, Settings
  3. Select Location & security.
    Settings, Location & Security
  4. Select Set up / Change screen lock.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN / Password / Pattern.
    Location & Security settings with Set up / Change screen lock
  5. Select one of the following options: Screen unlock security options

 

 

Pattern

Note An Unlock pattern is created then used to access the device.Note The pattern drawn in the images below is only an example.

  1. If presented, select Next.
    Next
  2. If presented, select Next.
    Next
  3. Draw a pattern on the screen connecting at least four dots then select Continue.
    Draw an Unlock pattern screen with Continue
  4. Re-draw the pattern then select Confirm.
    Draw pattern again screen with Confirm

 

 

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PIN

Note A PIN number is created then used to access the device.

  1. Enter a numeric PIN then select the left arrow (return).
    Enter PIN
  2. Re-enter the numeric PIN then select the left arrow.
    Re-enter PIN

 

 

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Password

Note A password is created then used to access the device.

  1. Enter a password then select the left arrow (return).
    Enter Password
  2. Re-enter the password then select the left arrow.
    Re-enter Password

 

 

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Lock the device

Screen lock
Security lock

 

 

Screen lock (Lock the device)

  1. Press the Power button.
    Power button

 

 

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Security lock (Lock the device)

Note Security lock is engaged once the device has been idle for a specified length of time (e.g. 1 minute, 5 minutes, 20 minutes, etc.) then the display is turned off.

Note To adjust the Security lock timer, refer to Password Options for assistance.
  1. Press the Power button to turn the display off.
    Note If Screen timeout is enabled, the display will automatically turn off once the device has been idle for a specified length of time (e.g. 15 seconds, 1 minute, 2 minutes, etc.). To adjust the Screen timeout, refer to Display settings for assistance.
    Power button

 

 

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Unlock the device

Screen lock
Security lock (Password or PIN number)
Security lock (Pattern)

 

 

Screen lock (Unlock the device)

  1. Press the Power button.
    Power button
  2. Select and hold the unlock symbol (located in the lower left) then swipe to the right.
    Screen lock with unlock symbol

 

 

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Security lock (Unlock the device - Password / PIN number)

  1. Press the Power button.
    Power button
  2. Enter the current password or PIN number then select the left arrow (return).
    Note If the password / PIN is unknown, enter an incorrect password / PIN 5 times.
    Enter PIN or password
    1. If presented, select OK.
      Unlock failed with OK
    2. Select Forgot password.
      Unlock screen with Forgot password
    3. Enter the following information then select Sign in.
      Note If the Google account information is unknown, refer to Recover Gmail sign-in information for assistance.
      • Username (email)
      • Password
      Account unlock screen with username, password and Sign in
    4. Enter a password / PIN then select the left arrow (return).
      Enter Password / PIN
    5. Re-enter the password / PIN then select the left arrow.
      Re-enter Password / PIN

 

 

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Security lock (Unlock the device - Pattern)

  1. Press the Power button.
    Power button
  2. Draw the current unlock pattern.
    Note If the pattern is unknown, enter an incorrect pattern 5 times.
    Pattern unlock screen
    1. If presented, select OK.
      Unlock failed with OK
    2. Select Forgot pattern.
      Unlock screen with Forgot pattern
    3. Enter the following information then select Sign in.
      Note If the Google account information is unknown, refer to Recover Gmail sign-in information for assistance.
      • Username (email)
      • Password
      Account unlock screen with username, password and Sign in
    4. Draw a pattern on the screen connecting at least four dots then select Continue.
      Draw an Unlock pattern screen with Continue
    5. Re-draw the pattern then select Confirm.
      Draw pattern again screen with Confirm

 

 

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Last Modified: August 18, 2011
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