Phone Lock - Moto G™
Is this helpful?  
Cancel  

Phone Lock - Moto G™

Note If using Microsoft® Exchange / Corporate sync, some Screen lock options (e.g., Face Unlock, Pattern, PIN) may be unavailable.

Setup Screen Lock
Lock the Device
Unlock the Device

 

Setup Screen Lock

  1. From a home screen, tap Apps Apps icon (located at the bottom).
  2. From the Apps tab, tap Settings.
  3. From the Personal section, tap Security.
  4. From the Screen Security section, tap Screen lock.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN/password /pattern.
  5. Tap one of the following:

 

Face Unlock

Note Facial recognition is utilized to access the device.

  1. From the 'Look at your phone to unlock it' screen, tap Set it up (located in the lower right).
  2. From the 'For best results' screen, tap Continue (located in the lower right).
  3. Using the front-facing camera, position face within the provided area.
    Note Hold still for several seconds to allow image capture.
  4. From the 'Face captured' screen, tap Continue.
  5. Tap one of the following:
  6. If presented with 'You're all done!', tap OK (located at the bottom).

 

Back to Security Lock Type
Top

 

Pattern

Note An unlock pattern is created then utilized to access the device.

  1. Draw an unlock pattern (connecting at least four dots) then tap Continue (located in the lower right).
  2. Re-draw the pattern then tap Confirm (located in the lower right).

 

Back to Security Lock Type
Top

 

PIN

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

  1. Enter a numeric PIN (four to 16 digits) then tap Continue (located in the lower right).
  2. Re-enter the numeric PIN then tap OK (located in the lower right).

 

Back to Security Lock Type
Top

 

Password

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

  1. Enter a password (four to 16 characters) then tap Continue (located in the lower right).
  2. Re-enter the password then tap OK (located in the lower right).

 

Back to Security Lock Type
Top

 

Lock the Device

Press the Power button (located on the right edge of the device, above the volume buttons).

 

Top

 

Unlock the Device

Slide
Face Unlock
Pattern
PIN or Password

 

Slide

  1. Press the Power button (located on the right edge of the device, above the volume buttons).
  2. Tap and hold the lock symbol then drag it outward in any direction.

 

Back to Unlock the Device
Top

 

Face Unlock

  1. Press the Power button (located on the right edge of the device, above the volume buttons).
  2. Using the front-facing camera, position face within the provided area.
  3. If unsuccessful, refer to the appropriate backup lock option:

 

Back to Unlock the Device
Top

 

Pattern

  1. Press the Power button (located on the right edge of the device, above the volume buttons).
  2. Draw the current Unlock pattern.
    Note If the pattern is unknown, enter an incorrect pattern five times.
    1. If presented, tap OK.
    2. Tap Forgot pattern.
    3. Enter the appropriate information into the following fields then tap Sign in:
      Note If the GoogleTM account information is unknown, it can be recovered.
      • Username (email)
      • Password
    4. Select a new Security lock type.

 

Back to Unlock the Device
Top

 

PIN or Password

  1. Press the Power button (located on the right edge of the device, above the volume buttons).
  2. Enter the current PIN or Password then tap Enter (arrow located in the lower right) or Done (located in the lower right).
    Caution If the number of password attempts reaches ten (10), the device resets and all data is removed including the Google account, system data, app data, app settings, and downloaded apps.

 

Back to Unlock the Device
Top

Last Modified: January 8, 2014
Is this helpful?  
Cancel