Phone Lock - Xperia™ Play by Sony Ericsson
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Phone Lock - Xperia™ Play by Sony Ericsson

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 the Home screen, select the applications tab (located at the bottom of the display).
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Location & security.
  4. From the Security section, select Set up screen lock / Change screen lock.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN / Password / Pattern.
  5. Select one of the following 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 prompted, select Next.
  2. If prompted, select Next.
  3. Draw a pattern on the screen connecting at least four dots then select Continue.
  4. Re-draw the pattern then select Confirm.
  5. Select OK.
  6. Select a security question then select Continue.
    • What is your mother's maiden name?
    • What is your place of birth?
    • What is your favorite place?
    • What is your favorite film?
  7. Enter the security question answer then select Done.
  8. Select 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 Continue.
  2. Re-enter the numeric PIN then select OK.

 

 

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Password

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

  1. Enter a password then select Continue.
  2. Re-enter the password then select OK.

 

 

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Lock the device

Screen lock
Security lock

 

 

Screen lock (Lock the device)

  • Press the 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.

  • 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.

 

 

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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.
  2. Select and hold the unlock symbol (located in the lower-left) then swipe to the right.

 

 

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

  1. Press the Power button.
  2. Select and hold the unlock symbol (located in the lower-left) then swipe to the right.
  3. Enter the current password or PIN number then select the OK.

 

 

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Security lock (Unlock the device - Pattern)

  1. Press the Power button.
  2. Draw the current Unlock pattern.
    Note The pattern drawn in the image below is only an example.

 

 

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Last Modified: May 10, 2011
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