Here is how you can set up Dynamic Lock on Windows 10

Earlier this month, Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 build 15031 as a minor update part of Creative Update. With the update, Microsoft officially introduced two noteworthy features that include Dynamic Lock and Picture-in-Picture mode.

For those unfamiliar, Dynamic Lock is a worthwhile addition to Windows 10 that allows your computer to automatically lock itself based on the proximity of a Bluetooth-paired phone. In other words, Windows 10 will automatically lock your PC when your phone is no longer around.


In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to set up Dynamic Lock on Windows 10. Before we begin, note that Dynamic Lock is still in beta stages and may come with bugs that prevent you from accessing the Devices page to pair your phone.

Steps to set up Dynamic Lock on Windows 10 (build 15031)

  1. Steps to pair your phone using Control Panel on Windows 10

Step one: First off, you need to open Control Panel in Windows 10 and click on Devices and Printers to proceed

Step two: Next up, you are supposed to click the Add a device button. After that, select your phone from the list and click Next

Step three: Once you are done, all you need to do is to follow the on-screen instructions to complete the pairing process

  1. Steps to re-install Bluetooth devices

If you cannot pair your phone, the best shot for dealing with the issue is to re-install the Bluetooth driver. Here is how you can do this.

Step one: Open the Power user menu in Windows 10 by using Window + X keyboard shortcut. Once you are in, you simply need to select Device Manager

Step two: Click Bluetooth to expand it, right-click the Bluetooth radio adapter and click Uninstall Device

Step three: Once you are done, click the Uninstall to confirm and restart your PC to complete the task

  1. Steps to activate Dynamic Lock

Step one: First off, you need to open Settings and click on Accounts to proceed

Step two: Next up, you are now supposed to click on Sign-in options

Step three: Check the box next to the Allow Windows to detect when you’re away and automatically lock the device.

Also read: Here is how you can activate Windows 10

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  1. greg
    Reply December 09, 07:14 #1 greg

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