BlackBerry 9720

BlackBerry 9720

Turn use of phone lock code on or off

The phone lock code protects the contents of your phone from unauthorised use. When the phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be keyed in every time you turn on your phone and when it has been in sleep mode.


1. Find "Password"
  • Press the Menu key twice.
  • Press Options.
  • Press Security.
  • Press Password.
2. Turn use of phone lock code on or off
  • Press Enable to turn the function on or off.
3. Save setting
  • Press the Menu key.
  • Press Save.
4. Enter phone lock code
  • If the phone lock code is turned on:
  • Key in a phone lock code of your own choice and press the Navigation key.
  • Key in the same phone lock code again and press the Navigation key.
  • If the phone lock code is turned off:
  • Key in the phone lock code and press the Navigation key.
If you key in the wrong phone lock code repeatedly, you might be asked to key in the word blackberry before you can continue. If you enter the wrong phone lock code 10 times, all data on your phone is deleted.
5. Return to the home screen
  • Press Disconnect.
  • Press the Return key to return to the home screen.