Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Unlock may refer to any of the following:

1. The process of enabling access to something previously inaccessible. For example, a document may be unlocked by entering a password, allowing the user to view or edit it.

2. To change a formerly set state. For example, if caps lock is enabled, it may be indefinitely unlocked pressing the caps lock key again.

Lock, Security terms