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How to Enable Dynamic Lock in Windows 11

Dynamic Lock is a Windows 11 feature that locks your computer when a connected Bluetooth device (your phone or wearable device) is out of range. The Dynamic Lock feature will lock your PC automatically even if you forget to use the Windows key + L shortcut when walking away.

Dynamic Lock uses any connected device with Bluetooth, but it’s probably best to use something with a good amount of battery and range, such as your phone. Once your device is out of reach for 30 seconds, Windows will lock the screen automatically

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1: First of all, click on the Windows 11 Start menu and select Settings.

2: On the Settings app, click on the Bluetooth & devices option on the left pane.

3: On the Right pane, click on the Add Device button behind the Devices.

4: On the Add-a-device pop-up, click on Bluetooth.

5: Now, Windows 11 will scan all available Bluetooth devices nearby. Make sure to turn on the Bluetooth on the other device you want to pair.

6: Once done, select your device and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the pairing process.

7: Once paired, head to the Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options.

8: On the Sign-in options screen, expand the Dynamic Lock.

9: Next, check the box for Allow Windows to automatically lock your device when you’re away.

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10: If you don’t want to use this feature, you need to disable the checkbox for ‘Allow Windows to automatically lock your device when you’re away on Step 9.

✅ That’s it! This will enable the Dynamic Lock security feature on your Windows 11 computer. You are done.

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