Change the Lock Screen Security to PIN on Lenovo A7000

Edited by Grimm, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

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Steps

  1. 1
    To change the lock-screen security type, we need to tap the gear-shaped icon on the home screen. 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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    We swipe down from the top again.
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  4. 4
    Then, we tap the gear icon. One tap on the gear icon opens the "Settings" panel.
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    We tap the "Lock screen" icon towards the bottom. 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". 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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    We enter a PIN. 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. In this video, 8474 was used earlier. We enter it.
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    We tap the arrow one more time. 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. One press will lock our phone.
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    We press the power button again. 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. 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. 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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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Grimm

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