6 Phone Settings to Turn on Right Now


Here in this post, we will discuss the settings of your phone, which you have to turn on right now to keep your device safe and secure. These are the basic settings and most people underestimate these settings.

So let’s start and have a look at these 6 phone settings …

1. sim card lock

SIM card locks keep your SIM card from being used on other mobile devices. Follow these instructions to learn how to lock/unlock your SIM card:

Please keep in mind: Some models’ navigation paths may differ.

Go to settings

Click on the lock screen & security

tap other security settings

tap the sim card lock

Then you have to enter the PIN

1234 is the PIN by default

When the SIM card lock is activated, you can tap on Change SIM card PIN to change to a new PIN

If you want to disable the SIM card lock, tap Lock SIM card again and enter the PIN

2. Find my mobile

If you have an android mobile phone then please turn on the find my device setting on your mobile. If your mobile is stolen or dropped somewhere in the meadows. Don’t worry you can find your mobile easily by enabling this setting on your mobile.

To find, lock, or erase data on an Android phone, then your phone must full fill these requirements.
1. Be turned on
2. signed in to a Google Account
3. connected to mobile data or Wi-Fi
4. visible on Google Play
5. Have the Location turned on
6. Have Find My Device turned on

Remotely find, lock, or erase

Sign in to your Google Account at android.com/find.
If you have multiple phones, select the lost phone option at the top of the screen.
If your lost phone has multiple user profiles, sign in with the main profile’s Google Account. Read more about user profiles.

1. Your lost phone gets a notification

2. The location of the phone will display on the map.

3. The position is approximate and may not be exact.

4. If your phone cannot be located, you will be shown its last known position, if it is available.

5. Choose what you wish to do. If necessary, first select Enable lock & erase.

To use it again, enter your Google Account password. Learn about device security.

Play sound: Rings your phone for 5 minutes at full volume, even if it is set to quiet or vibrating.
Security device: Your PIN, pattern, or password is used to lock your phone. You can install a lock if you don’t already have one. You can add a message or phone number to the lock screen to assist someone in returning your phone to you.
Erase tool: Deletes all data on your phone indefinitely (but might not delete SD cards). Find My Device will no longer function on the phone after you erase it.

Important note: If you discover your phone after you’ve erased it, you’ll almost certainly need your Google Account password to use it again. Learn about device security.

3. Whatsapp chat backup

To ensure that your chats are backed up before restoring them on a new Android device:

Open WhatsApp

Settings > Chats > Chat Backup

Choose the Google Account that you want your chats backed up to. You can also create a local backup on your device.


After the backup saves, you can remove WhatsApp from your device and install it on your new Android device.

4. IMEI number

An IMEI is a term that stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity. It is your phone’s fingerprint. It’s a 15-digit long number. Every phone has a unique IMEI number.

Phone carriers and manufacturers provide IMEI information to track stolen or compromised cell phones. So you have to know your phone IMEI number. Keep your phone box safe in this way you can easily find out your IMEI number in any situation.

If you don’t have a phone box then dial *#06# to get the IMEI number.

5. Set contact information on the lock screen

Set your name and contact details to appear on the Lock screen so that anyone who finds your cellphone can return it to you. If you don’t have another phone number to show, consider adding an email address that can be accessed from various devices.

How to set contact information

Go to Settings > Lock screen

Tap on the Contact information

Type in your Contact information the select Done once complete

Once you have done then you will be able to see wake your screen to view your contact information.

6. Two-step verification

You can add an extra layer of security to your account using 2-Step Verification, also known as two-factor authentication if your password is stolen. After you’ve enabled 2-Step Verification, you can access your account by using:

. Your login information

. Your mobile phone

How to enable

  1. Open your Google account.
  2. In the navigation panel, select Security.
  3. Under “Signing in to Google,” select 2-Step Verification and then Get started.
  4. Follow the on-screen steps.

Also Read: 6 Google Pixel 7 settings you need to change

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