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Change when your smartphone locks automatically with a password

If you set a BlackBerry smartphone password, you can set your smartphone to lock automatically after a certain period of time or when you insert your smartphone into a holster.
Before you begin:

Depending on the options that your administrator sets, you might not be able to perform this task. For more information, contact your administrator.

  1. On the Home screen or in a folder, click the Options icon.
  2. Click Security > Password.
    • To change the amount of time that passes before your smartphone locks automatically, change the Lock After field.
    • To lock your smartphone when you insert it into a holster, select the Lock Handheld Upon Holstering check box.
  3. Press the Menu key > Save.

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