IN THIS CHAPTER
Adding or changing a screen lock
Setting a secure screen lock
Exploring unusual screen locks
Setting lock screen notifications
Locating a lost Android
Erasing your data
As more and more of your life is surrendered to the digital realm, the topic of security grows in importance. This concern extends directly to your Android mobile device, which is often home to your email, social networking, and other online accounts — including, potentially, important files and financial information. Don’t take Android security lightly.
Lock Your Android
The first line of defense for your Android is the screen lock. It can be simple, complex, or nonexistent. The choice is up to you.
Finding the screen locks
All screen locks on your Android are found in the Settings app, on the Choose Screen Lock screen. Heed these steps to visit that screen:
- Open the Settings ...