Activate PIN protection in GMX Mail App for Android

You can set up PIN protection for your GMX Mail App.

  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 required to access the app. 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 GMX Mail App for Android is now protected by a PIN.

If your Android smartphone has a fingerprint sensor or facial recognition, you have the option of activating access via fingerprint or facial recognition as an alternative to entering the PIN when opening the app. Fingerprint access or facial recognition must be set up in the device settings.

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