Change the Lock Screen Security to PIN on Lenovo A7000

Edited by Grimm, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

You're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to change the lock-screen security type to "PIN" on the Lenovo A7000-series smartphone.

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Steps

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    To change the lock-screen security type, we need to tap the gear-shaped icon on the home screen
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    This will allow us to access our "Settings" panel.
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    If we don't have the gear-shaped icon, we simply swipe down from the top of the phone
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  3. 3
    We swipe down from the top again
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  4. 4
    Then, we tap the gear icon
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    One tap on the gear icon opens the "Settings" panel.
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  5. 5
    We tap the "Lock screen" icon towards the bottom
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    The icon is green and has a padlock. Once we've tapped on "Lock screen", we will be taken to the "Lock screen" panel.
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    We tap "Screen lock" under "SCREEN SECURITY"
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    Now, we tap the fourth option, "PIN"
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    One tap on "PIN" will open up the PIN panel. We will want to enter a PIN that is easy for us to remember. However, it must be difficult for someone to guess it.
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  8. 8
    We enter a PIN
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    In our case, we will use the short form for the VisiHow web site: "visi". We'll just find the letters on the keypad and enter "visi". That will make the PIN 8474.
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    Now, we tap the arrow at the bottom one time
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    We are required to confirm our PIN
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    In this video, 8474 was used earlier. We enter it.
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    We tap the arrow one more time
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    This will confirm setting the PIN.
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    In order to test the setting, we need to press the power button one time
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    One press will lock our phone.
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    We press the power button again
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    We will unlock the phone. We will be on the lock screen.
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    In order to unlock the phone, we swipe the lock up from the bottom
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    We will be asked to enter our PIN
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    We enter our PIN. It is 8474 in this video.
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    Once the PIN has been successfully entered, we tap the checkmark
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    A single tap on the checkmark will unlock our phone.
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This concludes our tutorial on how to change the lock-screen security type to "PIN" on your Lenovo A7000-series phone. If you have additional questions, comments, or suggestions, please leave them in the section below. Have a great day! Thanks for choosing VisiHow!

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