Learn how to protect your phone, and to keep your data secure.
Set your phone to lock automatically
Want to protect your phone against unauthorised use? Define a security code, and set your phone to lock itself automatically when you're not using it.
Tap Settings > lock+wallpaper .
Switch password to On , and type in a security code (at least 4 digits).
Tap Require a password after , and define the length of time after which the phone is locked automatically.
Keep the security code secret and in a safe place separate from your phone. If you forget the security code, and cannot recover it, or you enter the wrong code too many times, your phone will require service. Additional charges may apply, and all the personal data in your phone may be deleted. For more information, contact Nokia Care or your phone dealer.
Press the power key, and drag the lock screen up, and type in your security code.
Use your phone when it's locked
You can use certain features of your phone when it is locked, without having to enter the security code.
To wake up your phone, press the power key.
Press and hold the camera key.
Press the volume keys, and tap , , or .
Use the music player controls displayed at the top of the screen.
Change your PIN code
If your SIM card came with a default PIN code, you can change it to something more secure.
On the start screen, swipe left, and tap Settings .
Swipe to applications , and tap phone .
Tap change SIM PIN .
The PIN code can be 4-8 digits.
Find your lost phone
Misplaced your phone, or afraid it's stolen? Use find my phone to locate your phone, and lock or delete all data from it remotely.
Go to www.windowsphone.com/ .
Sign in with the same Windows Live ID as on your phone.
Select find my phone .
Locate your phone on a map
Make your phone ring, even if silent mode is switched on
Lock your phone, and set it to show a message, so it can be returned to you
Delete all data from your phone remotely
The available options may vary.