It’s been bugging me that, if somebody picked up my new phone (Android Incredible), instead of just getting all my phone numbers like my old phone, they’d now be able to send emails as myself, get info out of Mint, and a bunch of other stuff.
Mint makes it easy to set a pass-code to enter — done.
But what about all of my email and social network apps? (Really, if somebody went into a game a blew away my crappy high scores, I wouldn’t be all that mad. I totally deserve it.)
Turns out, you can set an “unlock pattern” on the front of the device — so that instead of any just swiping down to open, a specific pattern has to be set.
Settings >> Security and you’ll be able to set a pattern.
You can connect as little as four dots, or… well, more than four:
I turned off the
Use visible pattern out of paranoia — and the entry-pad shows you the bad path if you fat-finger it, anyway.