Lock your work space
If your BlackBerry device uses BlackBerry Balance technology to separate your work and personal activity, you can lock
your work space and continue to access personal files, personal apps, and personal data in the personal space on your
You might be able to use the same password for your work space password and your device password, depending on the
rules set by your administrator.
You might not be able to set a simple password to lock your device depending on the rules set by your administrator.
If you don't have a work space password, to create one, on the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
Settings > BlackBerry Balance. Do one of the following:
• To set a work space password composed of characters and numbers, turn on the Work Password switch. Type a
password. If you want to use the same password for your device password, turn on the Use as my device
• To set a quick work space password composed of numbers only, turn on the Simple Password switch. Type a
On the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
• To immediately lock your work space, tap
• To automatically lock your work space after a set amount of time, tap
Settings > BlackBerry Balance. In the
Lock Work Space After drop-down list, select a time interval.
Take care to remember your work space password. If you forget your password, contact your administrator to have it reset.
If you exceed the number of allowed attempts to enter your work space password, your work space and all of its contents