Secure My Device

Set and change security lock and screen lock time.

  1. SET A SECURITY LOCK: Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the Settings icon.
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  2. Scroll to, then select Lock screen and security
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  3. Select Screen lock type, then select the desired Screen lock type.
    Note: For this demonstration "Fingerprints" was selected
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  4. Select a Backup lock type, then follow the on-screen prompts to set up.
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  5. Place your finger on the Home button and then lift it off. Repeat the process until complete, moving the finger slightly each time.
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  6. Once you have finished registering your fingerprint, select the desired notification settings then select DONE.
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  7. To register additional fingerprints, from Lock screen and security select Fingerprints. Enter your back up lock type, then select NEXT.
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  8. Select Add fingerprint and follow the on-screen prompts. To de-register fingerprints select EDIT. Select the desired fingerprint, then select REMOVE. You will be prompted to select REMOVE to confirm.
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  9. CHANGE LOCK TYPE: Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the Settings icon > select Lock screen and security > SCREEN LOCK TYPE > select the desired screen lock type and follow prompts to complete set up.
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  10. CHANGE LOCK SCREEN TIMEOUT: Select Secure lock settings from Lock screen and security, then select SECURED LOCK TIME and select the desired option.
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  11. UNLOCK THE DEVICE: Place your finger on the Home button.
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  12. LOCK THE DEVICE: Press the Lock button on the side of the device.
    Note: To learn more about requesting a device unlock for your AT&T mobile device so that it can operate on another compatible wireless network, visit If your device is locked and is requesting a "PUK" code, click here for instructions on how to obtain your PUK or PUK2 code.
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