How to Remove or Add a Pin, Password or Pattern on the Huawei Ascend 5W

 No longer supported for new activation

While still supported for service, the phone(s) described in this article can no longer be activated on My Choice or other legacy plans. Please see Phone Compatibility on 5.0 Plans for information on currently supported phones.


  • Add or Remove a phone PIN, password or pattern on the Huawei Ascend 5W


  • Huawei Ascend 5W
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow


  1. Tap Settings
  2. Tap on screen lock & passwords
  3. Tap on Password
    • Insert your current PIN, password or pattern if you have one
  4. If no password is desired tap on None
    • A message will appear asking to remove device protection. Tap Remove
  5. If a PIN, password or pattern is desired please tap on the desired option
  6. Enter your new PIN, password, or pattern
  7. Confirm your new PIN, password, or pattern

Additional Notes

Can't Get Past the Screen Lock on the Phone can be used if the you have forgotten your PIN, password or pattern.

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