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    Locking and unlocking the screen

    When your device is on and left idle for a set period of time, the screen darkens to save battery power, and locks automatically. This lock prevents unwanted actions on the touch screen when you are not using it.

    Lock screen on Sony Xperia™ Z1

    To activate the screen

    • Briefly press the power key Power key Sony Xperia™ V.

    To unlock the screen

    • Place a finger on the screen and swipe up or down.

    Tip

    There are several ways to unlock the screen. For more information, see Setting a screen lock.

    To lock the screen manually

    • When the screen is active, briefly press the power key Power key Sony Xperia™ V.
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