Activate PIN protection in Mail App for Android

You can choose a PIN to provide adequate protection for your

  1. Tap the menu symbol in the menu bar.
    The menu navigation is shown.
  2. Below your email folders, tap Settings.
  3. Tap General settings.
  4. Under "Privacy", tap PIN lock.
    The PIN settings open.
  5. Tap PIN lock.
  6. Enter a 4-digit PIN and confirm it.
    1. Under PIN code, you can change your PIN. Before choosing a new PIN, you must first enter the original PIN for unlocking.
    2. Under Lock app after, you can determine the intervals at which the PIN is queried. Choose between one minute, 5 / 10 / 15 / 30 minutes or set the PIN request to Only after manual lock.

      PIN erstellen

      If you set the PIN request to Manual only the PIN will only be requested after you have locked the app manually by tapping on Lock app in the menu navigation.

      PIN-Abfrage verwalten

The use of your Mail App for Android is now protected by a PIN.

If your Android smartphone has a fingerprint sensor, you have the option of activating fingerprint access protection alternatively to the PIN, in order to activate the device simply without using a password. Fingerprint access protection must be set in the device settings.

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