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 Windows 10 Dynamic Lock to Automatically Lock Your PC

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 SettingsBluetooth→ Toggle it ON.

Turning on Bluetooth on your phoneStep #1. On your Windows PC; click on Start button and Go to Settings.

Click on Start button and launch Settings in Windows 10 PCStep #2. Click on DeviceBluetooth & other devices and then Turn ON Bluetooth by toggling switch below Bluetooth.

Turn ON Bluetooth by toggling switch in Windows 10 PCStep #3. Click on “Add Bluetooth and other devices.”

Click on + to Add Bluetooth and other devices in Windows 10 PCStep #4. Next up, click on Bluetooth and then select your device from the list.

Click on Bluetooth option to add a device in Windows 10 PC

Select your device to connect with Bluetooth in Windows 10 PCStep #6. Match the code on your both devices, then click Connect to your PC and tap on Pair button on your phone.

Match the code on your both devices and Click on Connect in Windows 10 PCStep #7. Your last step is to click on “Done.”
Click on Done after Paired your Device

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.

Click on Start button and launch Settings in Windows 10 PCStep #2. Click on Accounts.

Click on Accounts Under Settings in Windows 10 PCStep #3. Click on Sign-in options at the left panel.

Click on Sign-in options at the left panelStep #4. Scroll down to the “Dynamic Lock” section and check the “Allow Windows to detect when you’re away and automatically lock the device” option.

Under Dynamic Lock, Check the box next to Allow Windows to detect when you're away and automatically lock the device option in Windows 10 PCYou’re done!

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 FacebookTwitter, and Google Plus.