Once the phone has been unlocked, we will see the Home screen and at the bottom, we will see these icons here
As we have just seen, we have a lock screen activated on this HTC One M8. This is what we have to protect our phone, but we can add an additional security measure. As we can see, it is very easy to activate the lock screen. We just swipe up. It does not really offer us any real protection. What the draw pattern function does is that it allows us to create a personal pattern which other people don't know and this makes our phone more secure. We are going to show you how to set that up now.
We can see, it says, "Draw pattern to unlock screen". This is great protection because it creates a private personal pattern that other people don't know. Press down on this option where it says "Pattern".
We have a grid made of points and we are going to create a pattern. All we are going to do is press down on the point that we want to start and then make a pattern with our finger. For example, if I wanted to start on the bottom right-hand corner, press down on that dot and make a pattern with our finger. Hold down on the screen and make a pattern with our finger. When we are happy with that, we will be able to continue.
I am going to start on the bottom right-hand corner of the screen, press down and I am going to move my finger up and down. Here, we can see: at the top, it says "Pattern recorded" and we can see the pattern is a green color now.
Now we have another option which says, "When your device is locked, how do you want notifications to show?"
Do you want to "Show all notification content", "Hide sensitive notification content", or "Don't show notifications at all"? You need to make the choice that is right for you. If we still want to see notifications when our device is locked, we can leave it as the first choice. If we want to change it, just press down on the options so that the green circle moves. I am going to leave it as it is because I am happy with that option.
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