How to lock Telegram on your smartphone with a password?

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Learning how to manage and secure your Telegram account obviously involves defining reinforced security settings. Today let's learn how to lock Telegram with a secret code.

Lock Telegram on your smartphone with a password

  1. Open Telegram and go to the tab Parameters.


  2. Choose " Confidentialité et sécurité ».

  3. Touch " Access code » located at the very top of the page.

  4. Confirm your intention to create an access code.

  5. Set a 6-digit passcode. By touching " Access code options », you can choose to use a 4-digit code only, or even a personalized alphanumeric code (password).

  6. Confirm your access code.

From this same menu, you can set the Telegram auto-lock time. In any case, a small padlock is now present in the " Trades » of Telegram and allows you, in one click, to lock the application with the access code.



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