Activate PIN protection in GMX Mail App for Android

You can choose a PIN to provide adequate protection for your GMX.

  1. Tap the menu symbol in the menu bar.
    The menu navigation is shown.
  2. Tap the gearwheel symbol.
  3. Tap General settings.
  4. Under Data protection, tap PIN code required.
  5. Enter a 4-digit PIN and confirm it.
    1. If you wish to change your PIN, you must first enter the original PIN for unlocking before choosing a new 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.

    PIN erstellen

  6. 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 Manual only, , to request the PIN only after you have locked the app manually by tapping on Lock app in the side menu

    PIN-Abfrage verwalten

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

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