LG brings Knock Code to G2 and G Flex

LG has announced that its latest screen unlocking feature, Knock Code, will be available as an upgrade for the LG G2 and LG G Flex.

Knock Code was first demonstrated on the LG G Pro 2 at Mobile World Congress earlier this year and will be available as a free update on existing handsets in the coming weeks.

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The move improves LG's previous 'Knock On' feature, which users could 'wake' their phone by tapping the screen and then enter a password or pin.

Knock Code combines these two steps into one and users will be able to assign an unlock pattern of between two and eight taps, within four quadrants on the screen.

LG claims there are more than 80,000 possible combinations – best not to forget your pattern, then.

LG plan to release more details soon.

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by Max Langridge

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Max is a staff writer for What Hi-Fi?'s sister site, TechRadar, in Australia. But being the wonderful English guy he is, he helps out with content across a number of Future sites, including What Hi-Fi?. It wouldn't be his first exposure to the world of all things hi-fi and home cinema, as his first role in technology journalism was with What Hi-Fi? in the UK. Clearly he pined to return after making the move to Australia and the team have welcomed him back with arms wide open.