your phone is as essential as securing other personal stuff. Your phone in the
hands of wrong person can make you wander around. The security measures which
many users avoid are very much helpful. The Android phone is provided with so
many security measures to be used. Only you just have to call them. You
shouldn’t look around for third party applications to achieve highest level of
security on your phone as it comes in stock Android phones.
One of the
easiest ways to secure an Android device is to lock your screen with a PIN,
password or pattern, and yet more than half of all Android devices remain
totally unprotected The good news is that locking your Android device's screen
is extremely easy, and will put you ahead of more than half of the current
Android population. All you need is a few minutes and a working set of fingers.
(Keep in mind, however, that many wireless carriers and manufacturers limit
this functionality unless you root your Android device.)
Follow below steps to set pattern lock on your
android device –
1. Open Setting and scroll to bottom and now select Security option.
2. Now you can see your Screen lock by
default Slide or none selected.
For change pattern lock tap here and select pattern.
3. Now setup your desired pattern. You
should at least connect 4 circles to setup a pattern lock otherwise your
pattern wouldn’t be recorded. When you are done click on Next or Continue.
Continue it will be ask you pattern again for confirmation.
Confirm, now you have selected pattern lock on your device.
When you are
start your device you can see pattern lock for security purpose.