Have you ever imagined that you are using your PC in public and suddenly you left the desk without turning off your computer? In that case, there are the chances of stealing your personal data that you won’t want. Hence, Microsoft has released its most -innovative Windows 10 update with a Dynamic Lock feature which can lock your computer automatically when you step away. That’s amazing! Let’s find out how it works!
Windows 10 Creators Update’s Dynamic Lock is an easy-to-use feature to safeguard your computer when you are far from your personal computer. It uses the Bluetooth connection to your phone and PC to automatically lock your Windows 10 PC when you step out of the range with your Bluetooth enabled phone. This feature is also known “Windows Goodby.” Well, you cannot unlock your PC with it, but latest Samsung Flow app update and Windows Hello function allow you to unlock Windows 10 PC with Samsung Smartphone.
How to Use Dynamic Lock to Automatically Lock Your Windows 10 PC
As I said above that the Dynamic Lock function uses the Bluetooth connection of your smartphone to find that you are in range, if it found your Bluetooth connection weak then the Windows consider you step away from the system and it will automatically lock your PC after 30 seconds.
How to pair your phone with your Windows PC
Therefore, before going to enable Dynamic Lock feature, you need to pair your phone with Windows 10 PC. Let me show you the few simple steps to pair your phone to PC. Let’s start by turning on Bluetooth on your phone by heading to Settings → Bluetooth→ Toggle it ON.
How to Enable Windows 10 Dynamic Lock
Once you paired your PC and computer, then you can turn on Dynamic Lock on your PC.
Step #1. Click on Start button and Go → Settings.
Since the Dynamic Lock feature is active on your Windows 10 PC, your PC will be well-protected. But, you should note that if someone jumped onto your PC within 30 seconds when you left the system, then Dynamic Lock would not work at all.
Well, the Windows 10’s Dynamic Lock is very cool and helpful to secure your computer. Have found it appreciated? Share your thoughts with us in the comments and stay connected with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.