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I have a Arnova 10 G 2 with Android 2.3 which works very well, but it has no unlock screen and no security options. Does anyone know of a way to put some kind of security code on the device, either swipe pattern or password or pin-code? I guess there must be some kind of simple app for this ...

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So the device's "Settings" menu doesn't have the "Location and Security" list item? –  eldarerathis Feb 14 '12 at 18:43
    
@eldarerathis Yes, but it has "Use Wireless Networks", "Set up SIM Card lock" (no idea why as it has no SIM slot), "Visible Passwords", "Select Device Administrators" and a section on "Credential Storage". Lock options are gone. –  James Feb 15 '12 at 22:51
    
You could try installing some custom device lock app, like e.g. Simply Lockscreen (just to check whether this works -- if it does, you can browse the playstore for any app that may fit better :) –  Izzy Aug 14 '12 at 16:16
    
@Izzy Have you actually tried that lock screen app or did you just Google it? A bit unwilling to try one without knowing it's good first as if it breaks it's impossible to remove! –  James Aug 15 '12 at 12:12
    
@James I didn't try it (mine works, and I don't want to replace it). Was just giving an example (the major point was a direction to a possible solution, not an app-recommendation). Of course it may be better to check reviews etc -- but a question like "what lock-screen to recommend" is OT here :) and I couldn't answer it... –  Izzy Aug 15 '12 at 12:40
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