Antivirus for Android: How do I lock and unlock my mobile device?

Avira Online Essentials enables you to access your registered devices via any computer with Internet access.

Lock your device

  1. Log in to your Online Essentials Dashboard.
  2. Locate the particular mobile device and click Anti-Theft.

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  3. Click the Lock button at the bottom right corner of the page.

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  4. Insert a PIN, write a message and click Lock Your Device.
  5. The mobile device has been successfully locked.

Unlock your device

  1. Log in to your Online Essentials Dashboard.
  2. Locate the particular mobile device and click Anti-Theft.

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  3. Click the Unlock button at the bottom right corner of the page.

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  4. Click Unlock in the following window.
  5. The device has been successfully unlocked.



Note
In case the unlocking of the mobile is attempted from the device itself and the PIN is entered incorrectly three times, the Unlock button will be disabled permanently.
Another unlock of the device can only be triggered via the Online Essentials Dashboard.


Affected products

  • Avira Antivirus Security [Not relevant]
  • Avira Ultimate Protection Suite [Windows]
  • Created : Wednesday, February 29, 2012
  • Last updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016
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