Google Pixel 3a

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Turning use of phone lock code on or off

The phone lock code prevents others from accessing the contents of your phone (such as pictures and messages). When the phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be used every time you turn on your phone and when it has been in sleep mode.

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top of the screen.
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Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Press the settings icon.
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Press the settings icon.

Press Security.
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Press Security.

Press Pixel Imprint.
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Press Pixel Imprint.

Press the required phone lock code and follow the instructions on the screen to create an additional phone lock code.
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Press the required phone lock code and follow the instructions on the screen to create an additional phone lock code.

Press the required setting.
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Press the required setting.

Press Done.
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Press Done.

Press Next.
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Press Next.

Follow the instructions on the screen to create the phone lock code using your fingerprint.
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Follow the instructions on the screen to create the phone lock code using your fingerprint.

Press Done.
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Press Done.

Press the Return key.
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Press the Return key.

Press Screen lock and key in the current phone lock code.
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Press Screen lock and key in the current phone lock code.

Press None.
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Press None.

Press Yes, remove.
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Press Yes, remove.

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.