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Control is locked?

I have a message saying "control is locked" how do I unlock it?

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  • 11charlie May 28, 2008

    Thanks for your attention. I found the manual on line and fixed it. "press and hold start for 5 seconds"

  • Anonymous Dec 06, 2008

    microwave is saying control is locked, how do I unlock it? I tried to hold the start button for 5 sec and it didn't work! HELP

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    William Miller May 11, 2010

    Please reply back with your brand and full model number so we can help you.

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When your locked out there is no start button. Hold down the off button for 5 seconds and it unlocks!

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Many microwaves have children locks. Of course they are for safety reasons. they are for tricking the little kids from playing with the big people toys.

Process A
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I have accidentally locked my microwave oven (profile performance convection oven). I was cleaning the front. Can you tell me what to do?


Got you covered. Here you go:

Microwave - Explanation of the Child Lock Out Feature
Many microwave control panels can be locked to prevent accidental use or access by children.
There are two different ways to lock the control panel:
1. Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for 3 seconds. The display will show "LOCK" and then revert to the time of day.
A small "L" will appear in the corner of the display as a reminder that the control panel is locked. If anyone tries to use the microwave, the display will show "LOCK".
2. On some models, press and hold the 5 and 7 pads simultaneously for 3 seconds.
To unlock the control: Repeat the procedure which was used to lock the control. (Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for about 3 seconds or hold the 5 and 7 pad simultaneously for 3 seconds.)
Microwave - Explanation of the Child Lock Out Feature

Many microwave control panels can be locked to prevent accidental use or access by children.

There are two different ways to lock the control panel:

1. Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for 3 seconds. The display will show "LOCK" and then revert to the time of day.
A small "L" will appear in the corner of the display as a reminder that the control panel is locked. If anyone tries to use the microwave, the display will show "LOCK".


2. On some models, press and hold the 5 and 7 pads simultaneously for 3 seconds.


To unlock the control: Repeat the procedure which was used to lock the control. (Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for about 3 seconds or hold the 5 and 7 pad simultaneously for 3 seconds.)

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Microwave - Explanation of the Child Lock Out Feature

Many microwave control panels can be locked to prevent accidental use or access by children.

There are two different ways to lock the control panel:

1. Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for 3 seconds. The display will show "LOCK" and then revert to the time of day.
A small "L" will appear in the corner of the display as a reminder that the control panel is locked. If anyone tries to use the microwave, the display will show "LOCK".


2. On some models, press and hold the 5 and 7 pads simultaneously for 3 seconds.


To unlock the control: Repeat the procedure which was used to lock the control. (Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for about 3 seconds or hold the 5 and 7 pad simultaneously for 3 seconds.)

Microwave - Explanation of the Child Lock Out Feature

Many microwave control panels can be locked to prevent accidental use or access by children.

There are two different ways to lock the control panel:

1. Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for 3 seconds. The display will show "LOCK" and then revert to the time of day.
A small "L" will appear in the corner of the display as a reminder that the control panel is locked. If anyone tries to use the microwave, the display will show "LOCK".


2. On some models, press and hold the 5 and 7 pads simultaneously for 3 seconds.


To unlock the control: Repeat the procedure which was used to lock the control. (Press and hold the CLEAR/OFF pad for about 3 seconds or hold the 5 and 7 pad simultaneously for 3 seconds.)

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The Child Lock is on.

Your owner's manual covers it. If for some reason you don't have yours, you can download it free here.

CHILD LOCK
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Example: To set the child lock.
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hello jeansween ,
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heres a list of sharp microwave owner manuals .

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