Having a BlackBerry device means a lot of convenience for owners as they can access their emails on the go, carry out their business and much more from a small little device. But losing one such device can really hurt you and your work. So how can you prevent that? Well, it’s easy-you can create a simple lock screen message that anyone and everyone can see so that they know where to return the device if they found it. Most of the time, devices are not stolen but are misplaced and in such events they can be successfully recovered if there is ample information about the device owners’ contact details, which of course does not require the device to be unlocked if it is locked or password protected.
So here’s how you can add a custom lock screen password and protect your phone.
Note: for this feature to work the password must be present and enabled on the device.
Unlock your OS 7 based BlackBerry smartphone and then locate and access options. It can be on the home screen or in the inside menu, depending on your settings.
If the options menu is located in the inside menu, access it from there. The options menu can also be located by pressing the BlackBerry key.
Once inside the options menu, scroll down to the display option and from there scroll further down to the lock screen message option in the display sub menu.
Once there enter the desired message followed by the owner details that you would like your device to showcase while the lock screen is enabled. Enter the message and the details and then select the ‘save’ option to enable the lock screen message for your device.
Once done the message should come up on the lock screen every time you lock your device. It will be displayed to anyone who looks at the screen.